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SUPER Easy Citrus Watercolor Tutorial

Posted by Angela Lendzioszek on

 To do this watercolor, you'll need a pencil, a sheet of watercolor paper, one or two watercolor brushes (round brushes), a pan of watercolor paints or a palette with watercolor paint, some water, and maybe a paper towel. 1. Draw circles of various sizes all over the page. Have some even going off the page, if possible! Inside the circles, add 6-8 pie shapes, leaving space between each one as well as space between them and the outside circle. 2. Next, draw leaves throughout your paper. I used some simple, elongated football shapes. 3. Using your watercolors, start painting...

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Tutorial: EASY Prickly Pear Cactus

Posted by Angela Lendzioszek on

This watercolor tutorial is super EASY and super FUN! I know you'll enjoy the results (or at least the practice).   1) Draw out the shapes of the prickly pear- they are sort of like upside down tear drops. Add some blossoms if you want! 2) We start painting! Use some lemon yellow to brighten up the middles of each section. 3) Phthalo blue around the edges- the water-ier, the better. 4) Add lines of violet around the edges, and blend them with water to soften the lines. 5) Add a nice watery pink to the blossoms and use violet...

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