Um, some colors will be a little bit more muddied or not as pretty as others. Throughout this class I will be painting in real time, so hopefully everyone can follow along. I'm also going to leave some white areas, and while I wait for the paint and what it settle, I'm going to move on to the rind. I was trying to keep it under the 15 minutes. So for this I feel like there's too much rind showing. We are going to use the wet-on-wet technique, which means the surface is wet where we are working and our brush is loaded with paint. Next color is for the bottom, off the rind, and for that I use wicker screen, and the hooker screen color is by Cottman. As for the seats I liked only include a few around 24 or maybe maximum five seeds per slice because I find that it might not look as aesthetically pleasing. It might be a little bit more difficult just to get the little seeds in there, but I'm going to use this one brush for just about everything. I want to make sure that these base colors are now completely dry. I like to use red for the top off the painting. It's up to you, though, which Tona Fred you want to use. I'm going to be using permanent rose for my red, cobalt blue and winder noon there, just a little softer. I usually use the site, Step 5: Add concentrated areas of red paint. Here I'm using the Windsor yellow and the cold ball blue to make this lovely shade of green and then going a little bit lighter with more of that yellow tone near the base of the pink area. And they were ready to paint. I have been a full time artist for over 10 years, and I have been teaching online since 2000 and 16. Because the grains and fibers that you've created as probably a little bit different to mine, depending on the flow of your watercolor on the first couple of leers, please adjust the highlights according to your own painting and paint. I'm going to build on the color, and I'm going to take a bit off sepia, and I'm going to add it to the Crimson Lake to create an even deeper red. Paint a watercolor watermelon slice in under 15 minutes. The teacher's recommendation is shown until at least 5 student responses are collected. Let's go ahead and just do the green one as well and very lightly just coloring it in. Here is the one I painted as trial for this class. If you do give this a try and decide to share it on Instagram, tag me, I never begin painting without exactly knowing how the object looks like, therefore look at how a slice of watermelon looks like. And I think I want a little bit later on the side. Watercolor, Alcohol Inks, Resin, and Jewelry! I'm gonna put a really a deep shade of that all of green on here first. See. You could see how much that changes that color. I'd love to use you Strathmore watercolor cards. So to the right hand side, I'm just going to add just some water you could see. Now that the basic silhouette is painted, I'm going to load my brush with very thick consistency off the Queen read. And at this point, this is where I want to create more off the curve strokes to represent the fibers off the watermelon flesh. I feel like it's looking a little bit to read and flat in terms of color. Check that out of your feelings for that as well. To mimic the best look of a slice of a watermelon, make some white spaces at some spots by varying the thinness and thickness of your paint. I mixed some not feel red with a little bit of Crimson Lake too deep in the red, and I'm going to use this red to paint the shadows off the flesh near the seeds. As I have pain to the sides. You could see how much darker that got by using just a little bit of that pencil. That's because I mostly used Crimson Lake. It's a very light, refreshing watermelons. If you already have a shade of paint that will work, you can just use that. One side's a little bit longer one attached that just with a little bit of, ah, limit the curve at the end and I'm gonna switch to my green and a draw in the the base of that watermelon or the Rhine. Another nice light shade of that red and blend these together and let's see what these two are going to dio. 2. Light olive, crimson and an outline. I think I'm done with the 2nd 1 now, and I'm going to leave that to dry and move back to the 1st 1 before I paint anything on top off this. Get ready to have some fun painting this step-by-step painting tutorial of a slice of watermelon with a wet-on-wet technique. But before you start painting, please fill the jar with clean water so the colors come out clearer. 3. But you can always still layer on top of some of those other colors. For this. This dis depends on the circumference off the whole watermelon, but I much prefer drawing and painting a slice with the curve bottom. If you want larger splatters, you can also switch to a larger brush. I'm also going to take the chance to draw the Rhine pattern and also the positioning off the seeds. Instagram: On my feed, I show flowers in shapes with step-by-step drawing tutorials, videos and botanical quizzes. For me here, my paint isn't blooming so fast, so I'm going to help it along by cleaning my brush from the excess paint and then help distribute the paint by pulling it down with my brush. And here we have a yummy watermelon slice! I'm adding a little bit more water to it. To get the perfect watermelon shade, I mixed together red and pink acrylic paint colors. 10. I probably could have made a couple more colors in between there by adding a little bit less water. 2. Demonstrations, practice lessons or techniques here towards beginners or crafty creatives that are looking for that quick art outlet or that quick fix. I wanted to be completely dry, so I want to pat it with my finger to see if it's completely dry and no longer cold to the touch. I don't want this to be completely black. For starters as well. Before I paint the seeds, I want this leader to be completely dry. Enjoy seeing how the different shades blend into each other. Just use your like yellows, blue shade and a red, and you'll be ableto lighten those up. Gently blend the white paint … Let's see what the second one's going to dio people. Thank you so much for watching to the end. So I have happened to have, which I am okay with it turns into a sap more of a sap green. And finally, if you have some ideas for classes that you would like to see, let me know. Now, I'm not using a lot of water. You want to do all this fairly quickly, so the paper stays quite wet. So even though I have some down here already, it's dry. Brush something with a point on it that might make it a little easier for you to handle, so I'm watering down my glass. Let’s be friends! So let's go ahead and add some water on top of that and just fill the blend. 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