American Robin


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Watercolor Tutorial on How to Paint Birds – Step by Step American Robin
Learn to paint this colorful American Robin.  You will be taught how to apply masking fluid, a background and foundations washes.  In addition, we will work on adding reference marks, lifting off and scumbling.  With the background, bird, branches and leaf there are a lot of different elements to this one.   All this alongside a range of other watercolour techniques, tips and tricks.

This is an instant PDF download, you could start painting this American Robin in a matter of minutes.  You don’t even need to wait for the post to arrive!  You will receive a 33-page PDF document.  Set out in the same way as the tutorials I write for magazines.  However, you get lots more large photos of the different stages.

Watercolor Tutorial on How to Paint Birds - Step by Step American Robin

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Work at your own speed

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

I really like to focus on the watercolor techniques needed to create a realistic painting.  Likewise, I love sharing this style of painting through my tutorials and hope I inspire others to create detailed wildlife portraits too.

Would you like a watercolor tutorial on how to paint birds with video and audio guidance too?  Then please consider signing up as a member and try a video lesson instead.  You will get lots of complete projects, access to the back catalogue and even 25% off all PDF purchases. 🙂

Here’s a little look at the American Robin being painted, I hope you like it.