This is a pdf tutorial that you can download to your device.

Watercolor painting on vintage paper is a unique way to repurpose sheet music, newspapers, hymnals, or pages from an old book or dictionary. What a great way to honor what would otherwise be forgotten or discarded!

You might wonder...

  • What supplies do I need?
  • Is it actually possible to paint with watercolor on old pages?
  • What techniques should I use to protect the paper?
  • How can I create my own painting from start to finish?

After researching and practice (and more practice,) I've developed a formula to create vibrant and realistic watercolor paintings on any type of vintage paper! People are intrigued by paintings on old paper. These are the most popular paintings that sell at art shows, and I'd like to share what I've learned with you!

This PDF tutorial will take you through the entire step-by-step process, from choosing paper to developing your idea to the very end of your painting, including:

  • 60-page PDF tutorial - Download immediately to your device
  • Materials: Everything you need to get started, as well as links to help you purchase.
  • How to Get Started: Suggestions for finding paper, ideas for inspiration
  • Plan Your Painting: Steps to follow as you plan your painting and create the drawing
  • Practice and Techniques: Suggestions for practicing and developing your skills; Techniques that work!
  • Formula: Each step in the process to guide you as you create your own painting
  • At the end of each lesson, you will find an action plan/challenge to help you move forward.

By the end of this course, you will have everything you need to create your own unique painting on old paper.

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Hi! I'm Rebecca Rhodes, watercolor artist and your instructor in this tutorial!

I'm here to help you to learn to paint realistic subjects in watercolor - for you to use these techniques to create your own paintings. I hope you enjoy and learn from these courses, and always feel free to contact me if you have questions or suggestions.

Thanks for joining us in this adventure!

Learn more about Rebecca here

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