Bridge Over Colored Water Painting Demo
Dispense red, yellow, blue, green, black, brown, and white paint
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Start with red, paint using small chunky strokes over the top half. Blend into the other colors of the rainbow. Highlight with white to add interest
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Use brown to add the hill. Flat about 2 in over and then down. Fill in with brown, highlight with yellow, white and dark brown.
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Paint upside down triangle for bridge support. Highlight left side with white paint.
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Fill in the water using horizontal strokes of blue paint. Overlap hill to make shoreline.
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Use a dry brush and blue paint to gently shade the top 1-2 inches of water for the shadow from the bridge.
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Using all the colors on your palette add streaks to the water as the reflection.
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Paint 4 skinny tree trunks on the right side of the canvas. Light pressure on the brush to keep them skinny.
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Paint horizontal line at the top from the left side to the hill. Add a line 2 in above. Paint 5 vertical lines evenly spaced. Add hash marks lightly.
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Using a blend of light green, dark green, and yellow add the leaves of the trees and bushes on the hill. Use short choppy strokes.
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Add posts on the bridge. Outline in black on the bridge and posts. Add the supports under the bridge and highlight in white. Sign your work!!
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