Looking for a little bit of fun with a quick project? Join Carrie Lewis and draw a tree branch with watercolor pencils.
How to Draw a Tree Branch with Watercolor Pencils
Get your feet wet with watercolor pencils with this easy-to-paint tree branch study.
“You’ll see how to use watercolor pencils to paint the base layers, then add further detail with dry pencils, all in only four steps.
This four-step method is ideal for sketching, drawing from life, and outdoor drawing, as well as studio work.” — Carrie L. Lewis
Carrie shows you how easy it is to do a quick study with watercolor pencils and only five colors. She also explains how to stretch watercolor paper, add dry pencil over wet, and much more. If you’ve never before tried watercolor pencils, or weren’t satisfied with your own experimentation, let Carrie walk you through this simple project.
You love Carrie’s blog posts and tutorials. Now you can download one of her tutorials and work alongside her as she explains how she paints and draws with watercolor pencils.
Learn How to:
Two ways to apply watercolor pencil to a drawing
Do a complete study with only five colors
Paint a basic under painting with watercolor pencils
Add details with a combination of wet and dry pencils
And much more
Beginner and higher.
You can successfully complete this tutorial if you have a basic understanding of layering. No experience with watercolor pencils is required.
The tutorial includes a color list for easy reference. Don’t have those exact supplies? That’s okay! The tutorial also includes color swatches so you can match colors. You can successfully complete this tutorial with any brand of pencils and on most traditional drawing papers.