Tag: watercolor demonstration

Let’s Paint an Orange Kitty – Watercolor

Today, we are going to paint an orange kitty using watercolors. Pretty simple, but the end might scare you. Don’t let it! You can do this. I am using Hahnemühle‘s Leonardo 280 lbs matt watercolor paper, a heavy weight thick wonderful watercolor paper with much… Continue Reading “Let’s Paint an Orange Kitty – Watercolor”

Let’s Paint a Hawk Feather!

While hiking I found the greatest feather ever! From tip to tip it is 13 inches…wow that’s HUGE! So let’s make a watercolor painting so we can remember this feather forever… Here is the reference photo. I had to tape the feather down because… Continue Reading “Let’s Paint a Hawk Feather!”

Let’s Paint the Blue Dasher Dragonfly!

Remember we saw the blue dasher at Papoose Lake a few weeks ago? Let’s have a lot of fun by learning how to paint this dragonfly using watercolor paints… Here is our reference photo. Isn’t he handsome? Step 1: Make a rough sketch on… Continue Reading “Let’s Paint the Blue Dasher Dragonfly!”

Let’s Paint the Crocus!

Oh Boy! Last fall I decided not to be lazy and plant some bulbs and my work just payed off… Ohhh, ahhhh!  I planted a variety of 12 bulbs; yellow, white, and purple. They make me so happy. It was such a relief to… Continue Reading “Let’s Paint the Crocus!”

Let’s Paint the Purple Coneflower!

Let’s do what we love best in the whole world…..paint nature! Are you with me? Yeah! This demonstration is  a watercolor painting of a purple coneflower that I grew in my own backyard! Even though this is a summer flower with spring quickly approaching and… Continue Reading “Let’s Paint the Purple Coneflower!”