Colored pencils: Blue Morpho butterfly paint-along with watercolor pencils

Kate Amedeo, Artist & Illustrator

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7 Videos (1h 15m)
    • Intro to Butterfly Step by Step Watercolor & Colored pencils

      1:03
    • Stertching paper and transferring the image

      4:46
    • Choosing colors for the butterfly's wings

      4:08
    • First color layers

      18:45
    • Adding darks

      15:16
    • Deepening the darks and adding texture

      19:22
    • Finishing touches

      12:03

About This Class

Hi there! I'm Kate Amedeo and in this class, I will show you how to draw the stunning Blue Morpho butterfly with watercolor pencils and colored pencils.

Paint along with me or watch the class to learn some new techniques. I will show you how to blend colors wet and dry, how to make seamless transitions and create the stunning texture of a butterfly's wings.

All the class materials are listed in your project section together with the reference image.

After you finish your project you can frame it or give it to someone special as a handmade card. 

If you are not very familiar with watercolor pencils or would like to know more about the art supplies I am using I suggest you take my foundations class first.

Most importantly, have fun! :)

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Instructor gives detailed instructions which is very helpful for beginners to watercolor pencils. Great class!

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Kate Amedeo

Artist & Illustrator

Hi there! I'm Kate and I am an artist and an illustrator (and a mom of a wonderful 2-year-old). I live and work in Cornwall, UK. 

When I was very young I went to art school but did not finish it as I got really tired of everyone telling me what 'the right way' to do things is. I believe that in art there is no right or wrong :)

I returned to drawing and then painting after I started having problems with my health. Right after I gave birth to my daughter I was in pai...

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