Learn to paint this Goldcrest; you will be guided through the following techniques – drawing out, wet in wet (including blending), using acrylic white and adding plant life to your paintings.  All this alongside a range of other watercolour techniques.




Goldcrest – Watercolour Lesson

This is an instant PDF download, you could start painting this Goldcrest in a matter of minutes – you don’t even need to wait for the post!  You will receive a 16 page PDF document which is set out in the same way as the tutorials I write for magazines, but you get lots more whole page photos of the different stages.

This was one of the tutorials which I’ve had published in the Leisure Painter magazine now you have a second chance to read and paint it!


Go on, give it a go, this cute little Goldcrest just wants to be painted!



Downloadable lessons enable you to work at your own speed, you can dip in and out of the content, you can spend time studying the fine details and practise the various techniques as often as you like.   

Get yourself ready…….you will need the following:
Brushes:  Size 00 (detail brush) Size 6 watercolour brush Old detail brush for acrylic paint (wash out every couple of minutes to prevent the ferrule becoming clogged)
Paper:  300grm NOT size 21cm x 29.7cm (8.27 x11.69 ) A4 
Watercolour Paints: Cadmium yellow, burnt sienna, alizarin crimson, ultramarine blue, burnt umber, ivory black, cadmium orange, sap green and winsor blue.
Acrylic Paints: White