11 of the best watercolour tutorials

The best watercolour tutorials will help you improve your art skills and take your watercolour creations to the next level. Here, we've collected our favourite watercolour tutorials into one handy post, so you can work your way through them, or pick and choose the ones you want to focus on. 

These tutorials should be suitable for all levels, but we've divided them into basic techniques, and then follow along tutorials to help you create a particular look or unique aesthetic. We've also included some tutorials on mixed media, so you can mix watercolour techniques with other mediums. For more tips, see our post on essential watercolour techniques.

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Rosie Hilder

Rosie Hilder is Creative Bloq's Deputy Editor. After beginning her career in journalism in Argentina – where she worked as Deputy Editor of Time Out Buenos Aires – she moved back to the UK and joined Future Plc in 2016. Since then, she's worked as Operations Editor on magazines including Computer Arts, 3D World and Paint & Draw and Mac|Life. In 2018, she joined Creative Bloq, where she now assists with the daily management of the site, including growing the site's reach, getting involved in events, such as judging the Brand Impact Awards, and helping make sure our content serves the reader as best it can.