How to Paint a Watercolor Blueberry Donut

Laura Ashton, Watercolor Botanicals & Sketchbooks

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12 Videos (24m)
    • Watercolor Blueberry Donut Introduction

      0:33
    • Materials

      0:35
    • Inking

      1:10
    • First Washes

      3:56
    • Second Washes

      4:25
    • Bite Area Colour

      1:44
    • Adding More Colour

      3:13
    • Bite Area Detail

      1:46
    • Blueberry Donut Icing Color Details

      2:17
    • Final Details

      2:08
    • Your Project

      1:03
    • Extra Resources

      0:45

About This Class

In this class, you will learn how to create a colorful blueberry donut using waterproof ink and watercolor paints. Learn how to create this beautiful watercolor donut in less than 25 minutes! Bring your confectionery delights to life on paper, join me in this class and I will show you how.

(I filmed this class outdoors, so enjoy the bird songs in the background.... they are all real :)

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More about this class:

  • You will learn how to use basic shapes to draw a donut with perspective
  • I will show you what washes to use to get started and how to create highlights
  • You will learn how to get deeper colors in your painting without losing your highlights
  • And I will show you how to add final details that create more shape and dimension 

Let's get started!

Materials List:

  • 140 lb watercolor paper
  • #6 round brush and #3 Round brush with fine tips
  • Watercolor palette (I use a white dinner plate)
  • Paper towel for dabbing
  • Water jar with water
  • Watercolor paints (I use Winsor and Newton)
  • Pencil, and kneaded eraser
  • Waterproof black ink pen (I use a Sakura Pigma Micron in 0.25mm tip)

Paint colors used in this project:

  • Payne's Grey
  • Windsor Violet
  • French Ultramarine
  • Burnt Sienna
  • Yellow Ochre
  • Lemon Yellow
  • Permanent Rose

4 of 4 students recommendSee All

Great instruction and photography. I would almost promise a great project.
Such a fun class! The teacher has very clear and helpful tips.
Jessica Sanders

Artist, Instructor, Designer

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Laura Ashton

Watercolor Botanicals & Sketchbooks