A girl can’t have too many teacups. All sorts of cups in a variety of colors and patterns. Teacups with roses are particularly beautiful.
Today’s watercolor is a simple cup decorated with roses. I chose to outline the cup, roses and leaves with black watercolor paint. Once that was dry I used various shades of pink to fill in the leaves. I did not wait long enough for the roses to dry before I tried to erase a few of the pencil marks I used to draw the cup.
The things I learnt today;
- Dry – Wait until the watercolor is completely dry before adding another layer or using an eraser to erase any pencil marks. Ideally pencil marks should be covered with paint.
- Shapes – Drawing a cup by hand is not that easy when you’re first starting out. I had trouble with the circle of the cup and also the base. It looks a little off overall. Still it’s part of the learning journey.
- Draw more cups – I need to draw more cups as the year goes on and see if I can improve on this cup drawing.
Talking about cups I’m off to have a cup of tea. Starting the CreativeLive Watercolors 101 course tomorrow so super excited to see what I will learn.
Have a great Friday!