Easy watercolor lessons


You only need 3 brushes and 3 colors to paint these pictures.

Most of the paintings involve no drawing and there are downloadable drawings that you can trace onto your paper with some carbon paper.

You will learn how to paint a wide variety of scenes such as snow scenes, city scenes, river scenes and sea scenes.

And you will learn how paint a wide variety of subjects such as trees, fir trees, figures, cars and boats.

You will also learn how to use a hake, a bamboo brush and a liner brush.

If you think these lesson are above your ability then there is my super simple watercolor course which involves just one brush and one color. This course is completely free and available here.

If you think you are beyond that level then there is my very easy watercolor course which involves just 2 brushes and 2 colors. Click here to learn more.

In both courses you will learn to paint a wide variety of scenes and subjects.

Below are the 12 different scenes that you will learn to painting.

This is a very thorough course for people who don’t want to just dabble but want to make some real progress with this challenging but very exciting medium.

Course lessons

Painting lesson 1: A tree scene.

Painting lesson 2: A fir tree scene.

Painting lesson 3: A sky scene.

Painting lesson 4: A river scene.

Painting lesson 5: A sea scene.

Painting lesson 6: A snow scene.

Painting lesson 7: A car scene.

Painting lesson 8: A boat scene.

Painting lesson 9: A figure scene.

Simple painting of figures on a beach

Painting lesson 10: A city scene.

Painting lesson 11: A reflective scene.

Gareth Naylor

I am an Englishman living and painting in Japan. I have now been here for over 17 years and have been painting for all that time. I love to travel around the Japanese countryside and find beautiful places to paint.

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