22 Watercolor Painting Tutorials from DearAnnArt

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If you’re looking for watercolor painting tutorials, look no further. Now that I’ve been getting back into watercolor, I’ve become a huge 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.

Thanks to Anna of @dearannart, I’ve been able to improve my watercolor skills after taking her online course, Get Started with Watercolor. I’ve always been a big fan of Anna’s work, so I was thrilled to be able to learn from her. If you’re interested in taking the course, you can take 60% off using the code DAWN at checkout. That makes the course just $72 (normally sold for $179)!

GATHER YOUR WATERCOLOR SUPPLIES

Watercolor Watermelon

If you’re new to watercolor, this watermelon painting is a great beginners project for you to paint.

WATERMELON

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.

LEMON

Peacock Feather

This simple step-by-step tutorial shows you how to paint a peacock feather.

PEACOCK FEATHER

Fall Tree

When the fall comes around, I just love growing fall-themed painting ideas. This tree is the perfect fall painting.

FALL TREE

Watercolor Pumpkin

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

PUMPKIN

Pink Flower

Who doesn’t love a good flower watercolor tutorial? This Dahlia flower is stunning.

DAHLIA FLOWER

Watercolor Ornament

Deck the halls with this festive Christmas tree ornament tutorial. Use your favorite colors when you paint your ornament.

CHRISTMAS TREE ORNAMENT

House with Snow

Isn’t this the cutest little house painting? I love the color of the house and the snow on the roof.

HOUSE WITH SNOW

Watercolor Giraffe

This giraffe is a little more advanced, but still doable for the adventurous beginner.

GIRAFFE

Lion with Crown

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

LION WEARING CROWN

Cactus with Flowers

If you’re a cacti lover, I think you’ll have fun recreating this cute potted cacti.

CACTUS

Pink Umbrella

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

UMBRELLA

Pink and Green Flowers

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

PINK FLOWER

Watercolor Hedgehog

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

HEDGEHOG

Pumpkin Cupcake

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

FALL CUPCAKE

Watercolor Apple

If you want a simple watercolor project, it can’t get any easier than this apple.

RED APPLE

Green Beakers

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

HALLOWEEN BEAKER

Watercolor Fox

This watercolor fox is wonderful. Check out more photos on Instagram to see a few close-ups.

FOX

Watercolor Owl

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

OWL

Tree with Snow

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

CHRISTMAS TREE WITH SNOW

Watercolor Bird

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.

BIRD ON BRANCH

Watercolor Strawberry

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

SLICED STRAWBERRY

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