Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Brushwork Techniques for Expressive Watercolor with Sterling Edwards

Ever stood in the brush aisle at the art store and felt intimidated by the variety on offer? Flat brushes, round brushes, big brushes, little brushes, bristle brushes, synthetic brushes, skinny brushes, fat brushes… where to begin? And how to take advantage of watercolor brushwork in your paintings?

Brushwork Techniques for Expressive watercolor with Sterling Edwards

Sterling Edward’s favorite watercolor brushes

Sterling Edwards has some answers for you. Since sometimes, knowing the right brushes and the paint techniques you can accomplish with them can be the hardest part of beginning (or completing) a painting, Sterling covers three types of brushes and the kinds of things you can create with them for watercolor landscape paintings.

EdwardsBrushstrokesWatercolor2In these art lessons, Sterling shares exercises on the best watercolor applications and painting techniques using flat, round and bristle brushes. Then, learn how to paint with all three types of brushes to complete a snowy landscape painting from start to finish. From short and choppy strokes to full-arm sweeps and gentle dabs, Sterling helps you put together brushstrokes that give your watercolor art new life!


  • Watercolor painting techniques with flat, round, and bristle brushes
  • Painting tips for creating expressive landscape art
  • Lessons on painting for beginners as well as great tips for intermediate and advanced painters
Brushwork Techniques for Expressive Watercolor with Sterling Edwards

Put your brush techniques into action in this painting demo from Sterling Edwards Brushwork Techniques for Expressive Watercolor demonstration

Preview Brushwork Techniques for Expressive Watercolor now! In this preview, have fun with a flat brush, using it to paint trees, foliage and a building. Then watch how you can use bristle brushes with a wet-into-wet technique. Then, head over to for the materials list, reviews and the full-length video for all the watercolor painting techniques you need to create a beautiful, snow-covered landscape.

Get more art lessons on painting watercolor landscapes with this free download.

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