8 Ideas For Watercolour Paintings

We enjoy experimenting with watercolour painting, and we believe you will as well. That’s why we’re so pleased to show you some of our favorite watercolour ideas! Anyone may try these watercolour paintings, whether they are seasoned artists or are picking up a paintbrush for the first time.

1. Leaf

With a watercolour leaf painting, you can bring the outside inside. These pieces of art give a touch of greenery to your home without the need to water them on a regular basis. Use a pencil to carefully trace or sketch your favorite leaf, then use watercolour paints to bring it to life. To produce a 3D effect like the one shown above, use water to change the darkness of your paint.

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Image credit: Pastel and Pines

2. Galaxy

With galaxy painting, you can create your own world! Simply distribute water evenly across a piece of watercolour paper with a paintbrush, then paint over the top with watercolours. Once the background is dry, add a sky full of stars by splattering white acrylic paint on top. If you’re looking for some pointers, have a look at our quick and easy guide on Galaxy Painting tutorial on Facebook.

Watercolour Galaxy Painting credit required

 Image credit: Elena Sorce

3. Moonscape

Make a moonscape watercolour painting if you want to make an out-of-this-world artwork. Water may be used to generate a variety of spacey effects, such as whirling clouds and craters. Get to know your paints by practicing on a separate piece of paper first, or just dive in and see what happens!

Moonscape watercolour credit required
Imag credit: Krystal Lee Artist

4. Food

Give your eyes something to feast on with a food watercolour painting. Food artworks may make a beautiful décor piece, gift, or card design, whether it’s a lovely cake or a juicy burger. Plus, all you’ll need is a paintbrush, some watercolour paper, and some watercolour paints.

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Image credit: Levashova Art

5. Mountains

Give your eyes something to feast on with a food watercolour painting. Food artworks may make a beautiful décor piece, gift, or card design, whether it’s a lovely cake or a juicy burger. Plus, all you’ll need is a paintbrush, some watercolour paper, and some watercolour paints.

Easy Watercolour Painting

6. Urban Scenes

With your watercolour set, draw a street, town, or building and bring it to life. Painting an urban landscape is a terrific method to practice and enhance your sketching and watercolour skills, whether you have good recollections of the location or simply like the way it looks.

Watercolour Street Painting credit required

Image credit: Sophie Peanut

7. Seascapes

Take a piece of the ocean home with you. The medium of watercolour painting is ideal for producing seascapes. Play around with different blue and green color combinations and varied volumes of water to generate different depths and effects. This watercolour idea, like the ocean, can help you rest and unwind.

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Image credit: Áine Atara

8. Whales

Take a piece of the ocean home with you. The medium of watercolour painting is ideal for producing seascapes. Play around with different blue and green color combinations and varied volumes of water to generate different depths and effects. This watercolour idea, like the ocean, can help you rest and unwind.

Whale Watercolour Painting Krystal Lee Artist 3

 Image credit: Krystal Lee

We hope these ideas encourage you to explore the realm of watercolour painting, whether you’re a seasoned artist or just getting started. Don’t allow anything get in the way of your creativity; you’re the one in charge.

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