Watercolor Your Joy

Watercolor Your Joy

Watercolor Your Joy: Artmaking + Watercolor Painting Inspiration
I believe that taking time for yourself to create something with your hands is one of the most loving things you can do for your well-being.

In this space, I will share and teach you how I make art, paint, my favorite art supplies and more.

We're going to have some fun here!


Creative time is healing.
It’s transformative.
It can bring more joy, positivity and light into your life.

May you find pause from the hustle and pure joy in the making.

Artmaking + Watercolor Painting Inspiration

Tutorials and More! Have a look around. 

Controlling the amount of water to watercolor paint

Watercolor Mini Lesson: Creating Color Value with Water to Paint Ratios

Published on 05/26/2019

Hi Friends! Thanks so much for stopping by. I’m so grateful you’re here. I have a super fun mini tutorial for you today. In this video, I’m sharing how to change the value of watercolor paint by controlling your water to paint ratios.

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Painting Whimsical Wildflowers and Weeds

Craft Your Joy Watercolor Video: Painting Wildflower Bouquets in Watercolor

Published on 04/04/2019

Let’s paint some wildflowers and weed, shall we? In this video, I’m painting a bouquet of wildflowers and weeds and sharing tips and tricks along the way. I’m also sharing some details about a new online watercolor course I’ll be launching this month, April 2019.

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Pyrole Red and Sap Green

Color Mixing with Qor Watercolors: Pyrole Red + Sap Green

Published on 01/22/2019

In this watercolor mixing tutorial, I’m mixing up two colors to create deep brown-red shades for leaves and foliage. Using Qor Watercolor Pyrole Red Light and Sap Green, I’m mix mashing them together to experiment. Not gonna lie, I didn’t love this at first.

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Mission Gold Watercolor: Quinacridone Magenta and Ultramarine Deep

Color Mixing with Mission Gold: Quinacridone Magenta + Ultramarine Deep

Published on 01/15/2019

In this color mixing tutorial, I’m sharing how I mix up lovely lilacs, purples and deep violets for my floral paintings. Using Quinacridone Magenta and Ultramarine Blue, I’m mix mashing them together to create gorgeous purples and violets.

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Quinacridone Gold and Rose

Color Mixing with Sennelier + MGraham: Quinacridone Gold and Quinacridone Rose

Published on 01/08/2019

In this color mixing tutorial, I’m sharing how I mix up golden rose shades to paint in my flowy florals. Using Quinacridone Gold and Quinacridone Rose, I’m letting them mix mash together to create some really interesting looks.

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Color Mixing with Hansa Yellow Light and Paynes Gray

Color Mixing with Qor + Daniel Smith Watercolors: Hansa Yellow Light + Paynes Gray

Published on 12/18/2018

In this color mixing tutorial, I’m sharing how I mix up green shades to go with my flowy flowy florals. Hansa Yellow Light and Paynes Gray are such great friends!

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