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VIDEO: How to Create Loose, Effortless Brushstrokes in Watercolors

In today’s video, watercolor expert Betty Carr demonstrates how she gets into the rhythm of painting before actually jumping into a real painting. Think of it like warm-up exercises for your brush AND your mind.

She also discusses some ways that you can keep your brushstrokes fresh, organic and lively. . . as you’ll see, in watercolors, less is definitely more. Take a look:

NOTE: You can get Betty Carr’s full watercolor DVD tutorial at Creative catalyst.

We all know how to use a basic eraser, right? Well, in today's video, illustrator Craig Nelson demonstrates a few very effective eraser techniques that you may not be as familiar with, which could come in handy during your next drawing. Take a look: NOTE: You can get the entire DVD tutorial, with a lot more info, at Creative Catalyst. . . read more

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