About Me

Welcome to my website!

logo - watercolor painting of girl by artist Deb Watson

Watson Watercolor is a free watercolor school where you can have fun while learning to paint on your own schedule.

These easy to follow lessons are brought to you by artist Deb Watson, who is passionate about teaching watercolor.

“I believe people of any age or skill level can create beautiful watercolor paintings in their own unique style. ” – Deb Watson


Deb Watson is a successful self-taught artist.

Young Deb Watson with Early Award
Young Deb Watson at her first art show – do I look a little stunned? I was.

Deb spent her adult life working as a nurse and raising a family, but art was always her passion. When her art began winning awards and selling, she became a full time artist and teacher.

Deb’s paintings have been exhibited in major art competitions across the country and published in numerous books and magazines. She is a popular teacher, with thousands of happy students. There are several how to paint books available with Deb’s lessons, as well as a Craftsy class.

She has served on the board of several local and state art groups, including serving as President for the Pennsylvania Watercolor Society and chairing many international juried exhibitions. Deb was awarded signature membership in many watercolor societies over the years, but hasn’t kept her memberships up.

Deb Watson at demo
Deb at a demo. Deb was a popular judge and workshop teacher in the eastern U.S.

Deb currently lives in Lancaster PA with her husband, John, and furry dog, Edgar. She also enjoys gardening with native plants and flowers and is starting a new series of paintings featuring natives wildflowers.

tulips wc painting
One of Deb Watson’s award winning paintings – in private collection.