A Showcase of Watercolor in Web Design

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March 30, 2010

Watercolor is such an old school element. Artists have been using watercolor for hundreds of years, and web designers have adopted the style for good reason.

Watercolor is a great way to add depth, interesting subtle textures and colors. It can really give your site an authentic, natural feel.

The examples compiled in this collection use watercolor in different ways; whether it's for the main graphic of the site or the more subtle and faint hints that get you to look twice.

Watercolor has been around for a century and I know most of you will say it's a trend, but you can't argue with something that has pioneered painting and art.

Agami Creative

Agami Creative


Billy Hughes

Billy Hughes


Binocle

binocle


The Croquis

croquis

Electric Pulp

Electric Pulp


Happy Cog

Happy Cog


James Lai Creative

James Lai


Element Fusion

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K4 Laboratory

K4 Lab


Le Bloe

Le Bloe


Magouya

Magouya


Matt Dempsey

Matt Dempsey


Sergio Design Trends

Sergio Design


Toby Powell

Toby Powell


Web Designer Wall

Web Designer Depot


Erguvan Platin Evleri

Platin


Rockatee Design

rockatee


Saint Charles Maryland

Saint Charles


Small White Bear

Small White Bear


Secwepemc Nation Stsmamlt

SNSI


Sunrise Design

Sunrise Design


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Tylor Jerome Reimer

tylorJermorerelmer


Viget

viget_inspire


vSplash

vSplash


Volkswagen Lifestyle Vehicles

VW Great Escape


Washtenaw Community College

Washtnaw


Weberica

Weberica

Compiled exclusively for WDD by Chad Mueller. Chad lives in Canada eh!, when he's not shooting donut shape rubber pucks, he's running Inspiredology and designing anything to get his creative juices flowing.

Which ones did you like best and why? Please share your views with us and add links to other great examples below...

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