22 Watercolor Painting Tutorials from DearAnnArt

If you’re looking for watercolor painting tutorials, look no further. Now that I’ve been getting back into watercolor, I’ve become a massive fan of DearAnnArt on Instagram.

Anna paints absolutely gorgeous watercolor art. Not only that, but she does some of the best simple watercolor tutorials.

I’ve included some of her tutorials throughout my watercolor posts. You can check them out below:

Recently though, I thought it would be great to feature my favorite watercolor tutorials from Anna.

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I learned how to watercolor paint from my favorite watercolor artist, Anna of Dearannart. You can also learn how to watercolor paint using her book 15-Minute Watercolor Masterpieces.

1. Watercolor Watermelon

WATERCOLOR WATERMELON

If you’re new to watercolor, this watermelon painting is a great beginner’s project for you to paint. With this easy-to-follow tutorial, you’ll have watermelon artwork in no time.

2. Watercolor Lemon

WATERCOLOR LEMON

I love lemon art because of the beautiful color combination of yellow and great. This is a gouache tutorial but can be replicated with watercolor.

3. Peacock Feather

WATERCOLOR PEACOCK FEATHER

This simple step-by-step tutorial shows you how to paint a peacock feather. Choose your favorite colors to make your art more personalized.

4. Fall Tree

WATERCOLOR FALL TREE

When the fall comes around, I just love creating fall-themed painting ideas. With the autumnal colors, this tree is the perfect fall painting.

5. Watercolor Pumpkin

WATERCOLOR PUMPKIN

Painting pumpkins is a lot easier than you think. This particular tutorial uses gouache, but you could do this using watercolor too.

6. Pink Flower

WATERCOLOR DAHLIA FLOWER

Who doesn’t love a good flower watercolor tutorial? Learn how to layer and blend colors, create texture, and paint petals. This Dahlia flower is stunning.

7. Watercolor Ornament

WATERCOLOR CHRISTMAS TREE ORNAMENT

Deck the halls with this festive Christmas tree ornament tutorial. Use your favorite colors when you paint your ornament. Don’t forget to add a bow for hanging.

8. House with Snow

WATERCOLOR HOUSE WITH SNOW

Isn’t this the cutest little house painting? Capture the beauty of a wintery scene with this watercolor tutorial. I love the color of the house and the snow on the roof.

9. Watercolor Giraffe

WATERCOLOR GIRAFFE

This giraffe is a little more advanced but still doable for the adventurous beginner. You can paint your one-of-a-kind giraffe masterpiece with just a few simple hints and tips.

10. Lion with Crown

WATERCOLOR LION WEARING CROWN

I love this cute yellow lion with a crown. Check out the Instagram post to see the colors used for this painting.

11. Cactus with Flowers

WATERCOLOR CACTUS

If you’re a cacti lover, I think you’ll have fun recreating these cute potted cacti. The addition of the pink flowers makes this watercolor art stand out.

12. Pink Umbrella

WATERCOLOR UMBRELLA

This umbrella is perfect for painting for the spring season. You can watch the video tutorial on YouTube.

13. Pink and Green Flowers

WATERCOLOR PINK FLOWER

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, this flower painting is perfect for a handmade greeting card.

14. Watercolor Hedgehog

WATERCOLOR WATERCOLOR HEDGEHOG

Hedgehogs are the cutest little things. Paint your own hedgehog following this easy guide.

15. Pumpkin Cupcake

WATERCOLOR FALL CUPCAKE

I love painting food items and, more specifically, desserts. These fall cupcakes are the cutest.

16. Watercolor Apple

WATERCOLOR RED APPLE

If you want a simple watercolor project, it can’t get any easier than this apple. You can use green watercolor to create a Granny Smith apple.

17. Green Beakers

WATERCOLOR HALLOWEEN BEAKER

These beakers will be so fun to paint once Halloween comes around. To switch things up, you can use colors like purple and orange.

18. Watercolor Fox

WATERCOLOR FOX

This watercolor fox is lovely. Create a stunning and captivating portrait of a fox in this watercolor painting tutorial. Check out more photos on Instagram to see a few close-ups.

19. Watercolor Owl

WATERCOLOR OWL

If you’ve never painted an owl before, it’s definitely time to change that. This owl is so cute and simple.

20. Tree with Snow

WATERCOLOR CHRISTMAS TREE WITH SNOW

Make your own holiday cards by painting this winter tree. You can watch the video tutorial on YouTube.

21. Watercolor Bird

WATERCOLOR BIRD ON BRANCH

After putting a few bird feeders in my backyard, I’ve really become inspired to paint birds. If you’re feeling inspired, this tutorial makes a great guide.

22. Watercolor Strawberry

WATERCOLOR SLICED STRAWBERRY

Summer’s nearly here, which means all the strawberries you can eat… or paint.

I learned how to watercolor paint from my favorite watercolor artist, Anna of Dearannart. You can also learn how to watercolor paint using her book 15-Minute Watercolor Masterpieces.

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