Orchid Lesson

Watercolor Beginner – Masking

First Phase Sketch & Mask Transfer or draw image of orchid onto paper or canvas. Using Utrecht Watercolor Paint Masking Fluid, apply around the edge of the flower. No need to block in whole flower, just the outline, then use care when painting around the masked area. Let mask dry thoroughly before painting. Tip: Masking fluid can ruin your brush. It's best to use an inexpensive brush to...
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Watercolor Cat

Watercolor Intermediate – Layering Light to Dark

First Phase Sketch How are your drawing skills? Although it is very handy to learn good drawing skills before painting, being able to copy existing sketches will do just fine for this lesson. Get good definition around the eye during this phase, which is easier to maintain than to create in the later phases. I suggest drawing your cat on regular drawing paper first. Then once your drawing is...
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