Watercolor Brush Care - yes you can restore an old, beat up, brush.

Art lessons on Video; beginner through advanced tips and technique on how to paint with watercolor.

Art Lessons by Captain Watercolor

This is a lesson on caring for your brushes. A heavily used brush has a lifetime measured in months or years. Nevertheless it it possible to make them last decades.


Are your brushes all bent out of shape? Well they don't have to be that way, and neither do you.


Do you ever lose your brushes on field trips? Not any more.


Does your brush ever lose its head. We can fix that.


Have your brushes lost their shape? Get that shapeless old brush back into a bikini.


Learn How.



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Watercolor palette showing a warm and cool paint for each of the primary colors This is a map of the captains color
palette. See materials list below...

The map shows the location of each of the paints. The group on the left are the sedimentary colors. Those in the right are the non sedimentary colors. The palette is just a cut down ice cube tray.


...( sedimentary )

0 - Red

1 - Yellow

2 - Green

3 - Blue

...( non sed. )

4 - Cool Blue

5 - Warm Blue

6 - Warm Red

7 - Cool Red

8 - Warm Yellow

9 - Cool Yellow