You can try one or two of these ideas, or make your own page of all 8 techniques.
Favorite white gel pen — you know mine is a Uniball Signo Broad! Step One Before you get to painting your watercolor Easy watercolor projects, you will need to sketch out your city first. Use this line as the base for all your buildings in your skyline. Sketch in as many buildings in any design you like.
You want the taller buildings in the center and for the buildings to get gradually smaller towards the ends. This will help create the nice sloped shape of the finished cityscape.
Not all of it! I find that lots of pencils, even harder leads, still show through. As you can see in my photo, my pencil marks sort of a ghost of what they were.
The photo below shows what they should look like after erasing. Step Three Onto painting! We will be using a sort of wet-on-wet technique to help blend the colors in the cityscape.
This means that we will prime the paper with a bit of water before putting paint down. This is what helps watercolors blend so wonderfully. Step Four Repeat step three! Keep priming the paper with a bit of water, then go back with paint.
We want this to be wet for the sort of drippy effect later. Choose analogous colors meaning colors beside each other on the color wheel when picking the color for your next building.
Trying to put complementary colors next to one another i. So if you choose red for a building, try to choose red, yellow or pink for the next one.
I am not skilled enough to paint everything in one direction, so I am always rotating my page. Also, I thought you might find it amusing to see my natural painting position — headphones on and my head about 6 inches from the paper. Load your brush with just water and then paint down a loose shape that reflects the shape of your cityscape.
Now go back in with the watercolors and paint the same color below each building to fill in the watery shape.
Dry your brush off a bit and then use it absorb some of the water on your paper. Add each color of the buildings relatively near it. Let this dry thoroughly before moving on to the last step. Step Seven Using your favorite white gel pen, add some details to your buildings.
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Take your medium watercolor brush and saturate it with water. Remove most of the water – you want it just damp at first, until you get the feel of how the water reacts with the watercolor paint.
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