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Step by Step Watercolour Painting

Updated: Feb 11, 2022

Rad Educators is a 1-year program intended to help beginner artists learn step-by-step techniques from professional artists across different mediums. This is in no way sponsored or promoted by any particular Art Brand.

Ambbali Bhattacharyya Dutta is Rad Educator for Watercolour Landscape & Portrait.

Materials required :

1) Watercolors

2) Paint Brushes

3) A cup of water

4) 180 GSM sheet

Step 1:

For the sky, I have used the wet on wet technique and used cinereous blue and a bit of crimson lake near the mountains to set the mood and of the sky.

Step 2:

I have used the mix of generous blue and ultramarine blue for the mountains. The mountains are far and blue is the perfect color to set the perspective.

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Step 3:

Here comes the brightest part. For the ground, I have used the glazing techniques. First I have used gamboge yellow and in the second layer, I have used sap green and yellow mix. The ground closer to the eyes is having more of earth tone and have used burnt umber and sap green to create the look.