This easy to follow tutorial is a great introduction to using Micador for Artists, Brilliant Watercolour Discs. 

 

Download the flamingo line art PDF template here before you begin. We suggest watching the tutorial in full before attempting the painting yourself. This will ensure you understand the process.

 

Dani uses:

  • Micador for Artists Brilliant Watercolour Discs, 36 - Discs 5 and 6
  • Roymac Revolution Rigger, Size 8
  • Micador for Artists Rains Watercolour Paper 230x305mm
  • Water - for rinsing brushes
  • Paper towel
  • Hair dryer (optional)
  • Micador Essential FSC® graphite Pencil

 

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Step 1: Copy the outline

Use your pencil to copy the line art onto your watercolour paper. Follow the tutorial and start adding colour!
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Step 2: Add colour

Continue to build up colour and add some detail in layers. Be patient... it can take time.
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Step 3: Build up layers

Achieve a vibrant colour effect by building layer after layer and adding details like shadow, feather texture and depth as you go.
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Step 4: Add detail

Take a step back from your painting. This will help you work out if your piece needs more colour, detail, texture or balance. Keep adding paint until you're happy with the end result!
Download this info as a takeaway PDF