Watercolor Resist Landscape
Inspired by the work of Clem Gouveia, an artist in WMA’s permanent collection!
Supplies needed: watercolor paper, black and brown crayons, watercolor kit with brush, and a cup with water
On watercolor paper, draw the trunks of your trees using a brown and black crayons.
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Draw branches. Again, use brown and black crayons.
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With your watercolor kit, create the landscape behind the trees, using darker colors at the bottom of your page to help illustrate perspective!
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Around the middle of your canvas, add smaller trees using dots of color for the leaves and quick, short lines for the trunks.
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Above the trees, add your sky.
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Optional: fill any areas on your trees that the crayon missed. The crayon marks will resist the watercolor!
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Let it dry and enjoy!
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