Youtube watercolor channels you absolutely have to know Vol. 1

When you are doing art Youtube is a wonderful platform to get inspirations and to learn from! But because this platform is so huge it could also take you hours to find the good stuff. With this article, I try to save you time by showing you youtube watercolor channels which are worth to have a look at!

Iraville

I love her illustrations! Ira Sluyterman van Langeweyde (Iraville) has a style which is very significant because she uses a special color palette.

Also, she uses a special style on how to simplify things for easier drawing. But if you now think she is not drawing many details you’re wrong!

Her pictures are full of beautifully made details :). You can watch her drawing on youtube or have a look at her pictures on Instagram or you can buy her Artbook which is called “Cosy Days”!

I’m sure it’s worth the money!*

The Paint Academy

Here are different artist showing how to paint. They do not explain any basics but you get an idea about how the techniques do work. So these videos are maybe better if you already know the basics or if you only need an inspiration.*

The Frugal Crafter

Maybe you already know her. She is doing different stuff on her channel. In between of all the videos, there are also watercolor tutorials available.
She shows you step-by-step how to draw different things like for example sunsets. I love her tutorials and I think redoing them gives you a feeling how to use your supplies!*

Kelogsloops

This nice guy has a lot of tutorials for you. In these, he explains a lot of important things and shows how they are working. You can also watch him painting or have a look at his artbook!*

ERUDA

OMG! This guy paints so fantastic landscapes, you have to watch his videos! It’s fascinating because it seems like this would be the easiest thing in the world but he draws very exciting backgrounds! Check this out!*

Dê Drawings

These masterpieces are really amazing. You can’t use them as art tutorials but have a look at them and enjoy the results. You can also use them as an inspiration! Have fun watching them!*

The Video Painting

Here you can watch how watercolor paintings are done. Nothing is explained but you can have a look at the different pictures and how they are made to get an idea.*

*These videos were not done by me. You can find these videos on youtube.

How to find the color palette of a picture

You want to redraw something you have on a photo but you are not sure which colors you need? Here I show you a tutorial which explains how to find the color palette of a picture!

The problem with pictures instead of art

When you start drawing you maybe try to draw something which is in your room like a chair or a vase. Maybe you also try to redraw something on a photo. You will recognize that this is not that easy as redrawing an artwork which was created with the same media as you want to work with. But why?

The easy answer is that on an artwork you easier can figure out the color palette which was used for realizing that picture. And this color palette is often the key!

When I started drawing I often wanted to repaint something I saw in the room or the landscape outside the window or something on a photo. I was sitting there on my desk and figuring out which colors to use. But I recognized that at the beginning this is a very hard job. I was frustrated because I was not able to figure out which color this should be exactly. This caused different problems like:

  • the colors were not that bright
  • you were able to see the different colors because they did not merge
  • the picture was not that vibrant at the end also if it seemed like all colors were correct

The untrained eye

You will now laugh but when you start working with colors (not only drawing, also makeup) you do not see that much colors. The skill to see colors has to be developed. As a Makeup Artist you also learn that at school and it’s the same situation in art. So when you start drawing you might have problems an experienced artist does not have that much because he/she does not only have the experience but the eyes are already trained to see more different colors.

The way to improvement

So don’t get frustrated about that. It is like it is and it’s the same for everyone 😉 So you are not too clumsy for that, you only need to practice! But that’s good news because this means that you can learn it!

To help you a little bit out of your difficult situation I show you a tutorial which will help you!

This tutorial is not done by me but I wanted to share it with you guys!

I hope you enjoy it!

♥ Keep on drawing! – Starlene ♥

Youtube art channels you absolutely have to know Vol. 1

Youtube is one of the greatest platforms for artists! You can show your artwork and how you are doing them. Or you can watch others to develop your skills or get some inspiration. But you easily get overwhelmed by the crazy amount of available videos. That’s why I show you youtube art channels you absolutely have to know!

BananaJama

On her channel you can watch her creating really amazing acrylic art! This is a very inspiring channel!

Pixar Coco – PAINTING

Drawinglikeasir

Oh yes! On this channel Marcel is creating wonderful anime and manga pieces! He tries to help you getting better and talks about different problems an artist might have.

Meine BESTEN Zeichnungen 2017 | Drawinglikeasi

Kattvalk

OMG! I love this channel so much! Her style is sooo cute! She mainly uses her pc and copics for her artwork but she also tries out other things!

OPPOSITE COLOR CHALLENGE & Art Goals 2018

MissWah

Doodle it your way! If you like doodling then you will love this channel! Check it out!

Doodles by Sarah

Doodles, doodles, everywhere doodles. Check out this cute channel!

Garbi KW

Yepp, this is also a great channel about doodles! You will get in love with these artworks!

Debby Arts

Debby is soooo great! I love her style so much and enoy watching her videos!