Watercolor is popular like it has never been before – those diluted shades and shapes look gorgeous and very relaxing. Watercolor clothes, shoes, accessories, home textiles and furniture – we see it everywhere, so let’s add a bit of trendy watercolor to your home décor making a watercolor wall art piece. Watercolor artworks types are endless in number: your home state, geo shapes, various images, landscapes, even your photos printed and then spruced up with watercolor paints, so I’m sure that everyone will find something that he or she likes. there are large scale watercolor artworks that mix two trends in décor: watercolor and big sizes, and they really make a statement.
You may create all types of watercolor artworks: abstract, ombre, various shapes, images, geometry and so on. The basic technique and supplies are the same almost everywhere: you need watercolor paints, brushes, frames and watercolor paper. Decide on the image and colors you want, stick to your room décor: it it’s coastal, paint an anchor or some seascape, it it’s modern, go for geometric prints. If you’ve chosen an image, first sketch it on the paper using a pencil or if you are pretty sure, just go painting. First off, squeeze a little of your first color on to some cardboard or another piece of watercolor paper. Dip the brush initially with just enough water to spread the paint without it thinning out too much. Paint according to your shape or image you want to get and don’t forget to change the intensity of paints if you want to achieve an ombre effect. If you want to get a watercolor geometric art piece, first paint the paper with the colors you want and then let dry. Now cut the paper into geo shapes that you want and attach them to cardboard or paper. If you just paint, the geo shapes will have diluted contours. When your design Is ready, just let it dry for some time and frame it or just attach to the wall the way you like.
Voila, now your art piece is ready! Read the tutorials below to find the artwork you like most and create it at home using the step-by-step instructions.