Hi friends! Today we are going to paint a lovely bird. Don’t tell anyone but I am sneaking in some drawing too (maybe if I make it really fun people won’t realize that they are learning a lot, let’s keep this between you and me though, I don’t want anyone scared away!)
I was thrilled to read in YouTube comments that several of you tried it right away and had good success! I hope you try it too, if you do let me know in the comments below! I am using inktense water-soluble pencils (Derwent) but feel free to use whatever watercolor pencils, inks or paints you have.
I know many of you have a long holiday weekend so what better time to try some of my free painting tutorials. If you post your creations online please le me know so I can see them!
- I am using Derwent Inktense in the following colors:
#0200, 0230, 1720, 1520, 1000, 2020, 0500
- #6 round brush (Loew-Cornell Comfort 3000)
- Strathmore 140# watercolor greeting card
- Photo Reference (by MarcoPolo23 courtesy MorgeFile)
BTW on the right hand side of my blog I have started a list of website who have royalty free images that can be used as artist reference photos. If you know of other reputable sites (besides Paint My Photo or MorgeFile) please let me know so I can check them out. I’d like to come up with a good resource for you guys.
To all of my American friends have a safe happy holiday weekend and to everyone happy crafting!