This article is part of a series, the Beginner’s Guide to Watercolor, intended to help you have all the basics ready to begin watercolor painting. You will be fully prepared and have answers many common questions after reading this series.
- Part 1 – The Paint (you are here!)
- Part 2 – The Brushes
- Part 3 – The Paper
- Part 4 – Everything Else
- Part 5 – 5 Quick and Easy Backgrounds
To watercolor you really don’t NEED much. You need paint, a brush, paper, and of course, you need water. Today we are going to talk all about the paint. Your obvious choice is watercolor paint in various forms, but there are other options you can use. You probably already have items around the house you could use to practice watercolor techniques.