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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 Watercolor Wreath

Posted by Angela Lendzioszek on

If you're just starting out with watercolor, or if you're looking for something quick to do over the holidays- this tutorial is perfect for you!

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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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Tutorial: San Pedro Cactus

Posted by Angela Lendzioszek on

  I’ve been meaning to post more tutorials and wanted to share my newest one! This is a San Pedro Cactus- it grows naturally all over South America and is the perfect subject for a watercolor! There are several steps where you'll need to let one layer dry before you move on to the next one, so plan for that in advance.   We start with a drawing- the lighter the pencil strokes, the better (in case of mistakes you want to be able to remove as much as possible with a kneaded eraser). You’ll notice that the lines closer...

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My First Tutorial: Floral Watercolor

Posted by Angela Lendzioszek on

The biggest thing I can say about watercolor is that it doesn't need to be perfect! Sometimes if you're forcing yourself or trying too hard it shows- it makes your art look forced. I guess it's really the same way with lots of things we do in life- sometimes we just have to go with it! Enjoy my first tutorial video. I have a lot to work on production-wise, but I wanted to start getting these out there. Thanks for watching! Watch the Tutorial!

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