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Archives - Watercolour for Starters with Paul Talbot-Greaves

Watercolour for starters is the perfect introduction to the most popular painting medium in the world amongst amateur artists.

Experienced artist and tutor Paul Talbot Greaves makes learning fun with this fantastic video.  He begins with simple exercises and a trouble shooting guide, often using only two colours and simple washes as he gradually develops your skills and confidence before tackling the more challenging but equally rewarding projects.

Paul covers a whole range of techniques and leads you gently from the basics such as brush control, understanding colour and use of washes to the more challenging aspects of watercolour painting such as creating tone, atmosphere, reflections and really bringing a painting to life.

Regardless of the challenge ahead, Paul has the ability to break any project down to a manageable series of simple washes and brush strokes.

Ideal for the beginner or those wishing to develop their watercolour skills, this set provides a real opportunity to get to grips with this sometimes challenging medium.

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