Tag Archives: watercolor

How to paint a cowslip in Watercolour


Here iOS a video showing you how to draw a Cowslip, which is a member of the primrose family, in watercolour.

How to Draw a Happy Cat – Scrwlrbox opening & #Scrwlrchallenge


This month’s #scrawlrboxopening and #scrawlrchallenge is how to draw a Happy Cat using as many of the materials supplied in this month’s scrawlr box. Scrawler box will send you exciting new art materials to try out every month, so you can experiment with different types of materials and media. You can find out more at http://www.scrawlrbox.co.uk

In this box:
Spectrum Noir Alcohol Markers
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A wide selection of refillable double–ended markers that boast a broad chisel nib for large area fills and a fine bullet tip for more fine detailed work. The ergonomic, rubber gripped, hexagonal barrel also provides greater comfort whilst colouring,

Staedtler 308 Pigment Liner Pen 0.3
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A quality opaque black flneline pen with a long metal tip, for seamless use with rulers and templates. The pigment ink is indelible, lightfast, waterproof and quick drying, so no smudges.
Zig Brushables Two-Tone Brush Pen
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A marker with a clever concept: one end lays down a fully pigmented colour, whilst the other applies a 50% tint of the same colour. Use the light end to work over the dark ink for a smoother, more even blend.
Staedtler Mars Lumograph Pencil set
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The Lumograph Pencil is a great choke of pencil for all types of drawing and sketching. The lead is super bonded, which makes it more break resistant, but it is still easy to erase and very easy to sharpen.
Staedtler Mars Rasor Eraser Pencil
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An eraser pencil for fine point detail erasing, that also has a brush on one end for deaning your page. You can even sharpen it with any good-quality standard pencil sharpener.
Canson Bristol Paper 250gsm
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This paper has an extra smooth, strong, clean white, acid-free surface perfect for using with markers.



How to paint with Koi watercolors – Scrawlrbox unboxing #scrawlrchallenge


October’s Scrawlrbox came with a Koi Watercolor painting set some great watercolour paper, a really nice pencil from KOH-I-Noor and some other stuff too. It’s great fun getting all these things to try in the post each month. I’m not being paid to make thesis videos, but I do get the boxes for free to play with.