Otter – Asian Short Clawed


Learn to paint this Otter; you will be guided through the following techniques – preparing your colours, how to paint fur using layers, the best way to remove masking fluid, painting a wet looking nose and sparkly eyes.  All this alongside a range of other watercolour techniques.



Asian Short Clawed Otter – Watercolour Lesson

This is an instant PDF download, you could start painting this Otter in a matter of minutes, you don’t even need to wait for the post to arrive! You will receive a 28 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. 


Go on, give it a go, this Otter has popped up its head and is all ready for you to paint!




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.   

Have fun with this lesson, take your time and let me know how you get on. Try printing off the last few pages which have the larger versions of the step by step photos for additional help.

Get yourself ready…….you will need the following:
Brushes:  sizes 00, 2, 5 & 12 & a crushed, split brush (not essential).
Paper:  Bockingford NOT cold pressed, medium texture, (250mm x 210mm or 8.25” x 9.75”).
Watercolour Paints: Yellow ochre, burnt sienna, burnt umber, cerulean blue, French ultramarine, alizarin crimson & lamp black. opaque white or white gouache.
Masking fluid: SAA Blue
If you don’t have the exact materials, please don’t worry, something similar should be fine.