vintage beauties….a watercolor tutorial


Happy Friday, lovelies! Summer weekends inspire watercolor tutorials featuring gorgeous girls of summer like these vintage beauties I found on Pinterest! I encourage you to be experimental and bold with your color choices….let’s begin!

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First, using a flesh colored watercolor pencil, create a loose sketch. If you aren’t comfortable drawing freehand trace the figures using a light box or sunny window.

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Next, add light washes of watercolor….

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Start with neutrals then add pops of blue, turquoise and fuschia where you might normally shade in greys or browns….

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Finally, add details with bold strokes of colored pencils….

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Have fun with unexpected color combinations!

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You will love the result!

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My Girls of Summer  and Vintage Beauties prints are available now in my Etsy Shop! Enjoy!



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