The Beginner's Guide to Watercolor

The Beginner's Guide to Watercolor

Master Essential Skills and Techniques through Guided Exercises and Projects

Jovy Merryl


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Go from Watercolor Beginner to Painting Pro with this Incredible, Comprehensive Guide

Taking up watercolor painting can feel overwhelming or intimidating, but with Jovy Merryl’s expert advice, easy-to-follow tutorials and beginner- friendly projects, it doesn’t have to be!

Jovy walks you through all the foundational knowledge you need to succeed as a water colorist, from choosing the right materials to understanding color harmony and mastering basic brushstrokes. Easy-to-follow projects provide an effortless way to practice your skills and reinforce essential techniques. Hone your brushmarking with projects like Melody of Roses and Bouquet of Sunshine, and gain confidence in wet-on-wet and wet-on-dry techniques with beautiful paintings like Atmospheric Landscape and Sunny Day.

Once you’ve mastered the basics, you’ll continue to polish your newfound skills while learning other techniques that refine and add depth to your paintings. Learn the value of white space with Backlit Forest, add texture and special effects with Sun Glitter and become a pro at layering and glazing with Dreamy Phuket.

Packed to the brim with helpful tips and tricks, this collection of stunning projects is the only resource you’ll need to unleash your creativity, find your artistic style and begin your watercolor painting journey.


Jovy Merryl:
JOVY MERRYL is the creator of Aquarryl Studio, where she shares herart and tips and tricks for beginner watercolor painters. She has partnered with brands like Silver Brush Limited and Nevskaya Palitra. Jovy lives in Singapore.