Paint A Simple Evening Sky In Watercolor

An Easy Lesson Using Basic Watercolor Painting Techniques

This video lesson will shows how to create a glowing evening – or morning sky – in watercolor.

This is an easy lesson that gives you practice in all the basic watercolor techniques – wet-in-wet, dry-in-wet, and drybrush.  Simple techniques are so useful and give a professional look when combined in a painting.

The secret to evening and morning skies are warm colors. This lesson shows how to use warm colors for successful early and late day skies.

What you’ll need:

  • Colors – Cobalt Blue, Permanent Alizarin Crimson, Cadmium Red Light, Cadmium Yellow, Raw Sienna,
  • Brushes – Medium and Small Rounds, Rigger
  • Paper – Watercolor Paper about 7″ x 11″ or so. Arches 140lb Cold Press is recommended

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