Learn to paint this Wren; you will be guided through the following techniques – how to use white acrylic, working with the very tip of your brush to create delicate features, painting wood, working in layers and painting with a limited palette.  All this alongside a range of other watercolour techniques.


Wren – Watercolour Lesson

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

Go on, give it a go, this cute little wren has hopped by to pose for you!  Time to get those paints and brushes out!




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: Daler Rowney Aquafine 3/0, Cotman Size 6 (washes). Old detail brush size 00 (you don’t mind ruining!)
Paper: 300grm NOT size 225mm x 167mm (9¾” x 6¾”)
Watercolour Paints: Aureolin (yellow), Burnt Umber, Burnt Sienna, Lamp Black, Sap Green
Acrylic Paints: Titanium White
If you don’t have the exact materials, please don’t worry, something similar should be fine.