This easy to follow tutorial is a great introduction to watercolour and the beautiful artwork that can be created using Micador for Artists, Brilliant Watercolour Discs. 

 

The tutorial is also great for hobbyists and artists who want to try something new!

 

You can download the Toucan Template here before you begin. We suggest watching the tutorial in full before attempting the painting yourself. This will ensure you understand the process.

  

You will need:

  • Brilliant Watercolour Discs, 48
  • Revolution Quill Mop, size 4
  • Revolution Round, size 6
  • Rains Watercolour Paper
  • Water
  • Paper Towel
  • Pencil
  • Eraser

 

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Step 1: Watch

We suggest watching the video tutorial in full before attempting the painting yourself. This will ensure you understand what you need and the process.
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Step 2: Set up and sketch an outline

Lay out your supplies and set up your workplace as per Dani's suggestions. To get the outline of the toucan, you can trace from the PDF download or draw freehand (depending on your skill level).
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Step 3: Follow the tutorial

Play the tutorial and paint along with Dani as she guides you through how to paint a watercolour toucan. Pause and rewind as need be and take your time.
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Step 4: Share!

Post your colourful toucan artwork and tag #micadorforartists so we can see what your create! We love seeing what our art community achieve.
Download this info as a takeaway PDF