Chinese Lanterns in Acrylics!

Hi friends! Sometimes when paint the final outcome is not what we expected. That was the case with today’s painting:


I had intended to do something completely different as you will see in today’s video.

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8″x10″ birch cradled panel
Acrylic paint in red, yellow, blue and white
Brushes: #12 fat, #6 round, spotter & #10 round hog brush

Here is a reference photo of chinese lanterns. I really love the fall colors of this painting and I placed it on my mantle with some gourds for decoration. Be sure to visit out sponsor Smart Art if you would like a surprise box of art supplies sent to you each month. It is a lot of fun even if it doesn’t turn out the way you expect. Thanks for stopping by and til next time happy crafting!


Let’s Paint Chinese Lanterns!

Hi Friends! Today I am going to show you how to paint vibrant Chinese lanterns in watercolor. It is really easy too! These will look nice on a  card or as a  larger painting. Follow along and have fun!

I am trying to come up with some easy Christmas card watercolor lessons for you, if you have some ideas of what would look like watercolored on a card for Christmas please leave them in the comments! Thanks so much for stopping by and til next time happy crafting!

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