Discover How Neutrals Can Improve Your Watercolor Paintings

Here is a quick sketch demo where you can see neutrals in action. This is only one idea for using them and the sky’s the limit once you become comfortable with this technique.

Materials used in demo

  • 11″ x 15″ 140 lb. cold press watercolor paper
  • #12 Kolinsky pointed round brush
  • #10 pointed round
  • Palette: neutral tint, yellow ochre, alizarin crimson, ultramarine blue, cobalt blue, burnt Sienna, cadmium red medium, viridian green, white gouache (feel free to use your own palette so long as you apply the neutral wet-in-wet technique)

I’ve included the demo and inspiration images below. Go ahead and give it a try!

Discover how neutrals can improve your watercolor paintings - demo one
Discover how neutrals can improve your watercolor paintings - demo two
inspiration image

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