Adding Color To Pen And Ink Tree
Watercolor Paper Or Acrylic Paper
Watercolor Pencils
Water And Watercolor Brushes
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First, on scrap watercolor paper, experiment with green and red, add water.
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You can try yellow and purple,
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Orange and blue, also. All opposite colors on color wheel will make brown/grey color!
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Start shading sky with side of pencil point, using circular motions.
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Add a second layer of color, you can leave some area white.
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Apply a third color. Next we will add a horizon line.
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Taking light blue point to draw distant hills and color in.
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Take darker blue, draw another, closer hill in front. Then add green below.
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Dip large brush in water, start at the top. Blot sky with a towel. Continue with water.
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After all paper is wet, Gently wipe, don't rub tree, with paper towel and dry.
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Let paper dry to the touch, before you color your tree with 2 complimentary colors.
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Continue to layer both colors throughout the tree.
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Now, add water and watch the magic begin!
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Here, my brown went into my sky, so I used a brown pencil and added a branch!
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