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Watercolor Drawing for Sale

Sans titre, Julius Bissier

Sans titre

Julius Bissier

Fine Art Drawings - 46.5 x 53 x 0.1 cm

$1,677 $1,509

UberMan collage, Baptiste Laurent

UberMan collage

Baptiste Laurent

Fine Art Drawings - 139 x 109 x 0.3 cm


Time, Shota Imerlishvili


Shota Imerlishvili

Fine Art Drawings - 61 x 86 x 0.1 cm


Old Lady Draws, Fred Borghesi

Old Lady Draws

Fred Borghesi

Fine Art Drawings - 30 x 21 x 0.3 cm


Magnolie / magnolia, Annabell Mozer

Magnolie / magnolia

Annabell Mozer

Fine Art Drawings - 65 x 50 x 0.5 cm


Théâtre antique, Cyril Destrade

Théâtre antique

Cyril Destrade

Fine Art Drawings - 15 x 15 cm


Alpine Blue, Anya

Alpine Blue


Fine Art Drawings - 70.9 x 55.8 x 0.5 cm


Hommage à Léger, Erró

Hommage à Léger


Fine Art Drawings - 47 x 38 cm


Coffee Together, Kirill Postovit

Coffee Together

Kirill Postovit

Fine Art Drawings - 29.7 x 21 x 0.1 cm


Bubblegum, Eduarda Tavares


Eduarda Tavares

Fine Art Drawings - 50.6 x 35.5 x 1 cm


Gli Intoccabili, Lucio Forte

Gli Intoccabili

Lucio Forte

Fine Art Drawings - 20.5 x 31 x 0.1 cm


Gondoles sur le grand canal à Venise, Andrea Biondetti

Gondoles sur le grand canal à Venise

Andrea Biondetti

Fine Art Drawings - 15 x 24.5 x 0.3 cm


Diaquaorwochrome n°8, Stéphane Belzère

Diaquaorwochrome n°8

Stéphane Belzère

Fine Art Drawings - 40 x 40 x 1 cm


Homme assis, Jean Hélion

Homme assis

Jean Hélion

Fine Art Drawings - 29.5 x 21.9 cm


Domenica in controluce, Samoré

Domenica in controluce


Fine Art Drawings - 29 x 21 x 0.5 cm


Sedona Cathedral, Daniel Clarke

Sedona Cathedral

Daniel Clarke

Fine Art Drawings - 61 x 45.7 x 0.3 cm


Frise 2, Mac Olomb

Frise 2

Mac Olomb

Fine Art Drawings - 41 x 31 x 1 cm


Lágrima de Nube, James Bonachea

Lágrima de Nube

James Bonachea

Fine Art Drawings - 99.8 x 69.9 x 0.3 cm


Grain de sable, Franck H Perrot

Grain de sable

Franck H Perrot

Fine Art Drawings - 57 x 76 cm


Chien entre deux chaises, Léa Dedieu

Chien entre deux chaises

Léa Dedieu

Fine Art Drawings - 21 x 29.7 x 0.1 cm


The Night, Alberto Ziveri

The Night

Alberto Ziveri

Fine Art Drawings - 13 x 21 x 0.1 cm


Lava and Lentils, flower and sandals winter's drops through yellower hair more than usual, Rina Banerjee

Lava and Lentils, flower and sandals winter's drops through yellower hair more than usual

Rina Banerjee

Fine Art Drawings - 38 x 28.5 x 3 cm


Sieste au bord de la Moselle, Camille Hilaire

Sieste au bord de la Moselle

Camille Hilaire

Fine Art Drawings - 16 x 10.2 cm


Dragon, Jacques Villeglé


Jacques Villeglé

Fine Art Drawings - 15 x 25 cm


Composition en noir, Ladislas Kijno

Composition en noir

Ladislas Kijno

Fine Art Drawings - 31 x 24 x 0.2 cm


IMP Gaivs Jvlius Caesar, Pichi & Avo

IMP Gaivs Jvlius Caesar

Pichi & Avo

Fine Art Drawings - 61 x 64 cm


Ichtios, Wojciech Sadley


Wojciech Sadley

Fine Art Drawings - 38 x 53 cm


In my garden, all hierarchies have been suppressed, Irene Raspollini

In my garden, all hierarchies have been suppressed

Irene Raspollini

Fine Art Drawings - 100.1 x 149.9 x 0.3 cm


J'aime courir le matin, Bernard Quentin

J'aime courir le matin

Bernard Quentin

Fine Art Drawings - 54 x 70.5 x 1 cm


Intérieur, Paul Aïzpiri


Paul Aïzpiri

Fine Art Drawings - 35.5 x 34.5 cm


Abstract I, Wissam Beydoun

Abstract I

Wissam Beydoun

Fine Art Drawings - 38 x 28 cm


Untitled, Malcom Morley


Malcom Morley

Fine Art Drawings - 77 x 56 x 0.2 cm


Sans-titre, Georges Noel


Georges Noel

Fine Art Drawings - 30 x 22 cm


Letter 8, Richard Saint-Amans

Letter 8

Richard Saint-Amans

Fine Art Drawings - 71 x 50 x 0.1 cm


Journal d'un confiné 37, André Cervera

Journal d'un confiné 37

André Cervera

Fine Art Drawings - 29.7 x 21 x 0.2 cm


Lishma 2, J/Y Delaunay-Israël

Lishma 2

J/Y Delaunay-Israël

Fine Art Drawings - 105 x 125 x 1 cm


Chroma VII, Elena Disabato

Chroma VII

Elena Disabato

Fine Art Drawings - 50.8 x 40.6 x 1.3 cm


Invincible, Emily Redd


Emily Redd

Fine Art Drawings - 86.4 x 63.5 x 0.3 cm


Home - Yantra Painting, Trishla Jain

Home - Yantra Painting

Trishla Jain

Fine Art Drawings - 61 x 61 x 5.1 cm


Potvouvk rudzirisk, Franciszek Starowieyski

Potvouvk rudzirisk

Franciszek Starowieyski

Fine Art Drawings - 31 x 42 cm


L’œil du chant, Roberto Matta

L’œil du chant

Roberto Matta

Fine Art Drawings - 65 x 50 x 0.2 cm


Composition, Philippe  Hiquily


Philippe Hiquily

Fine Art Drawings - 55 x 44 cm


Offshore, Timothy Gent


Timothy Gent

Fine Art Drawings - 35.1 x 27.9 x 0.3 cm


Sans titre (192), Zwy Milshtein

Sans titre (192)

Zwy Milshtein

Fine Art Drawings - 25 x 36 x 0.1 cm


Squirrel in the Forest, Minako Asakura

Squirrel in the Forest

Minako Asakura

Fine Art Drawings - 33.3 x 33.3 x 3 cm


Utopia, Georges Rousse


Georges Rousse

Fine Art Drawings - 42 x 52 x 4 cm


Mermaid, Mau Mau


Mau Mau

Fine Art Drawings - 56 x 76 x 1 cm


Chila Spirit, Martin Bradley

Chila Spirit

Martin Bradley

Fine Art Drawings - 76 x 56 x 0.2 cm


Yea, Sam Francis


Sam Francis

Fine Art Drawings - 21 x 27 x 1 cm


Moody, Nino Eliashvili


Nino Eliashvili

Fine Art Drawings - 76 x 56 x 0.1 cm


Tropical Landscape, Jean-Raymond Delpech

Tropical Landscape

Jean-Raymond Delpech

Fine Art Drawings - 26.5 x 35.5 x 0.1 cm


Water and boat 03, Helal Uddin

Water and boat 03

Helal Uddin

Fine Art Drawings - 38.1 x 55.9 x 0.3 cm


Aquarelles graphiques 3, Agathe Wagner

Aquarelles graphiques 3

Agathe Wagner

Fine Art Drawings - 36 x 46 x 1 cm


Composition, Edgar Stoebel


Edgar Stoebel

Fine Art Drawings - 30 x 36.5 x 0.1 cm


Bateaux de pêche, Élisée Maclet

Bateaux de pêche

Élisée Maclet

Fine Art Drawings - 16 x 24 x 0.2 cm


Icarus 15, Edward Shahda

Icarus 15

Edward Shahda

Fine Art Drawings - 54 x 37 cm


Untitled, Melchor Zapata


Melchor Zapata

Fine Art Drawings - 55 x 76 cm


Reflet New York, Gottfried Salzmann

Reflet New York

Gottfried Salzmann

Fine Art Drawings - 30 x 47 cm


Tête en réflexion, Jazzu

Tête en réflexion


Fine Art Drawings - 29.7 x 21 cm


Sans-titre, Lucebert



Fine Art Drawings - 12.4 x 17.8 cm


La pyramide des yeux, Jean-Luc Parant

La pyramide des yeux

Jean-Luc Parant

Fine Art Drawings - 62 x 50 cm


Makinâ Bacon at the Fl. State Fair, Mike King

Makinâ Bacon at the Fl. State Fair

Mike King

Fine Art Drawings - 55.9 x 76.2 x 0.3 cm


Paradis perdu, âme dévorée, Blu_451

Paradis perdu, âme dévorée


Fine Art Drawings - 38 x 29 x 1 cm


Cartographie Humaines, Hyacinthe Ouattara

Cartographie Humaines

Hyacinthe Ouattara

Fine Art Drawings - 110 x 76 cm


Cyclops 2, Christian Frederiksen

Cyclops 2

Christian Frederiksen

Fine Art Drawings - 36 x 29 x 0.1 cm


Untitled, Jose Luis Pascual


Jose Luis Pascual

Fine Art Drawings - 66.5 x 51.5 cm


Sans nom, Michel Soubeyrand

Sans nom

Michel Soubeyrand

Fine Art Drawings - 40 x 27 cm


Traces, Rafael Ruz


Rafael Ruz

Fine Art Drawings - 74 x 105 cm


Colored Fields, Jim Lagasse

Colored Fields

Jim Lagasse

Fine Art Drawings - 27.9 x 35.6 x 2.5 cm


The River Wye. Chepstow to Rhayader, Christopher Hughes

The River Wye. Chepstow to Rhayader

Christopher Hughes

Fine Art Drawings - 22.1 x 62 x 1 cm


Krasiya, Maksym Kisilov


Maksym Kisilov

Fine Art Drawings - 37.8 x 55.9 x 2.5 cm


Echo 4, Suoyuan Wang

Echo 4

Suoyuan Wang

Fine Art Drawings - 65 x 50 x 1 cm


Mojito, Alejandro Moretti


Alejandro Moretti

Fine Art Drawings - 29.7 x 21 x 0.1 cm

$168 $151

Windchill Valentine, Hal Mayforth

Windchill Valentine

Hal Mayforth

Fine Art Drawings - 27.9 x 22.9 x 0.3 cm


Composition au coq, José Caballero

Composition au coq

José Caballero

Fine Art Drawings - 77.5 x 55 x 0.3 cm


Mood II, Duke Asidere

Mood II

Duke Asidere

Fine Art Drawings - 76.2 x 55.9 cm


Untitled, Mohamed Lekleti


Mohamed Lekleti

Fine Art Drawings - 30 x 30 cm


Don't we all meed some light, Gesa Reuter

Don't we all meed some light

Gesa Reuter

Fine Art Drawings - 61 x 45.7 x 0.3 cm


Scenography, Eugene Berman


Eugene Berman

Fine Art Drawings - 11 x 15.5 x 0.1 cm


Sans titre, Blondin91

Sans titre


Fine Art Drawings - 50 x 40 x 0.2 cm


Yellow taxi, Robert Nardolillo

Yellow taxi

Robert Nardolillo

Fine Art Drawings - 38.1 x 55.9 x 0.5 cm


Sans titre, Roxane Borujerdi

Sans titre

Roxane Borujerdi

Fine Art Drawings - 26 x 18 x 1 cm


Women, Guelfo Bianchini


Guelfo Bianchini

Fine Art Drawings - 50.5 x 36 x 0.2 cm


Ubiquité 7, Emmanuelle Rosso

Ubiquité 7

Emmanuelle Rosso

Fine Art Drawings - 15 x 18 x 0.1 cm


Silent wave, Mahabbeh Mowakket

Silent wave

Mahabbeh Mowakket

Fine Art Drawings - 20 x 30 x 0.1 cm


Watercolor Drawing for Sale

Watercolor painting is a technique that uses paint pigments and a water-based solution. It is popular thanks to its blurred, hazy effect which can't be obtained through other binding elements, such as egg or oil. Gouache is also a watercolour medium but it is noticeably more adhesive and opaque. Watercolor usually takes shape thanks to a faint pencil outline, drawn onto the paper before the paint is applied.

One of the other advantages for watercolor artists is that they can work quickly, using their time efficiently. Pigments spread out across the canvas in a rather unusual way, becoming more concentrated around the edges. This gives watercolor prints the transparent quality they're known for, enhancing the paper's luminosity. 

There are several key techniques to watercolor painting, the first of which is called the dry-on-wet technique. For this method, the painting's base is laid out in watercolor and then elaborated on with fewer pigments. There is also the wet-on-wet technique, which involves wetting the paper before the paint is applied in order to achieve greater color saturation. 

Watercolor is also easily erasable! Artists working with this medium can rework their watercolor print's by diluting the paint with water again, this time directly on the paper. These are just a few of the reasons for why watercolor is a preferred method for plein-air painters, who set out to represent landscapes and the sky in situ... 

Artworks using watercolor are typically carried out on paper, also contributing to why watercolor drawing is so popular. The weight of the paper, its resistance to moisture, the paper's color… all of these aspects play a decisive role in creating the painting's final effect. The type of paper typically used for this artistic technique is made from linen cloths, wood or straw.

Certain artists, such as the illustrator Oga Kazuo from Studio Ghibli, work with wet paper spread across varnished wood, while others prefer to use plexiglas. The result is that the water takes longer to evaporate, producing 
a very different color effect.

Although water-based paints date back to cave painting, it wasn't until the Renaissance that watercolor painting became commonplace. Art history tells us that oil painting was the most commonly used technique at the time, yet Northern European masters such as Albrecht Dürer chose watercolor to depict landscapes.  Venetian painters also gravitated towards this medium for their representations of the city's sublime canals. What could be a better way to portray water than with water-based paints?

Landscape painting is the most popular genre among watercolor artists. Claude Lorrain is an example of this from the 17th century, to be followed by William Turner, Samuel Palmer and Richard Bonington in the 19th century. Many artists chose watercolor painting to express the shades of the sky, ocean waves and expansive fields. In the 20th century, artists such as Vassily Kandinsky, Jean Bazaine and Raoul Dufy elaborated different abstract, watercolor techniques.

Discover Artsper's collection of watercolor paintings, offering some of the most renowned artists such as 
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Need help with Watercolor Drawing ?

What are the best watercolor techniques for beginners to use in their drawings?

As a beginner in watercolor, it's best to start with basic techniques such as wet-on-wet, dry brush, and glazing. These techniques will help you understand how watercolor works and how to control the paint. Additionally, practicing color mixing and using the right paper and brushes can also improve your watercolor skills.

How do you choose the right paper for watercolor drawings?

When choosing paper for watercolor drawings, consider the weight, texture, and absorbency. Heavier paper with a rough texture and high absorbency is ideal for watercolor. Look for acid-free paper to prevent yellowing over time. Cold-pressed paper is a popular choice for its versatility.

What are some common mistakes to avoid when working with watercolors in a drawing?

When working with watercolors in a drawing, it's important to avoid using too much water, not allowing enough drying time between layers, and not using the right paper. Additionally, not planning out the composition beforehand and not experimenting with different techniques can also lead to mistakes.