Today the art of using watercolor is not limited to the canvas only, rather you can see loads of websites that have beautifully incorporated hand-drawn images and creation within their web designs. Such web designs look visually appealing and entice visitors. Watercolor masterpieces, because of their soft flowing strokes and smooth pastel colors, look visually gratifying; and incorporating such characteristics into a web design definitely brings outstanding results.
In this round up, we present a beautiful collection of some amazing and pleasing watercolor effects in website design. We hope that you will find this post interesting as well as inspiring for you. Enjoy!
1. Xhtml Cafe
13. CSS Addict
15. C Sharp Design
16. Siete de Febrero
17. Five Points Interactive
18. All For Design
22. The Happy Time Cafe
24. Sunrise Design
25. Ryan Scherf
27. The Croquis
28. Big Cartel
29. Small White Bear
30. Element Fusion
31. The World Snowboard Day
33. Davide Savelli
Watercolor Brush Packs:
Although all the brush sets are free to use, we would appreciate if you read the license agreements carefully before using them for commercial purposes.
45. Aqua color
Watercolor Effects Tutorials:
The coolest thing in any design work is use of watercolor effects. So in this tutorial we will show a quick way to simulate that effect using only Photoshop and some brushes.
There are plenty of ways to create a Watercolor Effect in Photoshop. Some are very cheesy and you can easily tell that a simple filter has been used. In this tutorial, we will be using Layer Masking. It is one of the most fascinating and powerful Photoshop method, to use layer masks in your designs.
This is a short tutorial about creating convincing watercolor effects in Photoshop. We’ll use a picture of a crane, several watercolor brushes and a texture to obtain this particular effect.
In this tutorial you will learn how to make a clean and simple watercolor design studio layout for a blog.
In this tutorial, we will show you some helpful techniques for creating this type of background.
In this tutorial we will use Photoshop, some brushes from Brusheezy and some stock photos.
In this tutorial you will learn how to use the Art History Brush and combine it with watercolor custom brushes to create a nice background header image and more. Let’s get it started!
In this Photoshop effects tutorial, we’re going to learn how to easily make a photo look more like a watercolor painting. This photo effect works best on images where maintaining rich colors and strong contrast is more important than keeping any fine details, since you’ll be losing a lot of detail with this effect.
In this round up you have seen some stunning and visually pleasing watercolors effects in web design and tutorials and Brush Sets. We have compiled this collection for your inspiration to let you see how you can also accomplish a stunning web design by using watercolor effects. Do share your opinions with us via comment section below. Enjoy!
Jameel Khan is a web graphic designer and has been working in this field for 4 years. He also writes for other blogs and is also the founder member of www.webdesigncore.com. His biggest passion is blogging and vector illustrations.