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Watercolor Beginner Friendly
Coral is a gorgeous warm pink color that will make your seascapes pop. If you want to paint your own polyps (alive or fossilized) but don't know where to start; look up pictures of coral online until you find a shape that inspires your creativity. You may find some great close up images of the variety of patterns coral creates and decide to make something abstract! Coral is a fun color to mix up and play with:
Coral Color Recipe
If you have a pan of Coral, feel free to mix it with any of the colors in this recipe to shift the hue as needed. Our pigments are very saturated so you will need to add plenty of water to your mixing surface to achieve soft colors!
We found a great photo on Unsplash by Qui Nguyen to help bring some color to what may otherwise be a text heavy blog post. You can find great images for free on Unsplash to use as references to practice.
We isolated a little area of focus from the main picture to help us play with color! Can you see the variation of soft pinks, yellows and oranges? If you have our Foundation Colors (or one of our palette sets that includes them i.e. Sampler Set or Plus Set) you can create a flexible mix that allows you to capture this color variety.
Regina is a watercolor enthusiast who started making palettes and paints in pursuit of a better painting experience. This blog is dedicated to sharing helpful tips, recipes and some behind the scenes creativity as we expand and grow our little handmade business.