Watercolour Birds

Video Tutorial

Watercolour Birds Tutorial

Welcome to the Online Video Tutorial for Watercolour Birds. Opposite is the reference image that we will be using to paint from, please feel free to print this image out if that helps you. Below is a brief description of the painting and what you can expect to learn from completing the tutorial. So please relax and enjoy this video tutorial.

watercolour birds

A 30 minute sketch of a Yellow Hammer, I haven’t painted birds in many years so struggled a little bit with this one. Its worth while watching and seeing how I try to overcome uncertainty as I’m painting.


Cobalt Blue
Lemon Yellow
Cadmium Red
Raw Sienna
Alizarin Crimson
Burnt Sienna

Don’t worry if you don’t have all the colours