Watercolour Techniques

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an elephant walking next to a bird on top of a sandy beach with the caption how i paint elephants with ultramarine and quinacc stena in watercolour
How I paint an elephant in watercolour.
I'm often asked how I obtain depth and life in my character illustrations. It's all about the layers. In this short video painting an elephant from my children's book, 'Bev and Kev', I show how I begin with Lavender and then work in Quinacradone Sienna and Ultramarine Blue - mixing blues with oranges will give you greys with life. www.mandyfoot.com
an elephant is standing in the middle of a painting with two birds on it's back
How to paint an Elephant - Watercolour Illustration
a painting of a boy and a panda bear sitting on the ground next to each other
Painting Panda by Mandy Foot
How to use watercolour textures as a background for a contemporary art painting. The connection between this boy and Panda is priceless.
an elephant is standing in the middle of a painting with two birds on it's back
How to paint an Elephant - Watercolour Illustration
a watercolor painting of a boy playing with a panda bear on the ground in front of a wall
How to paint a Panda in watercolour by Mandy Foot
How to paint a Panda in watercolour and exploring different textures for backgrounds. A contemporary wildlife art painting.