DIY Christmas Card With Watercolors

Introduction: DIY Christmas Card With Watercolors

About: Hello there! I'm Francesca and I love drawing... that's why I started to share my passion with all of you with speed paintings and tutorials. I hope to inspire your artistic creations with my Instructables! :)

In this tutorial I will show you how to draw and paint a Christmas card.

PLEASE WATCH THE VIDEO TO UNDERSTAND THE PROCESS.

IN THE VIDEO I SHOW YOU HOW TO DRAW THE CARD STEP BY STEP.

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Step 1: TOOLS

You wil need: watercolors (yello, fuchsia, blue and purple), watercolor paper (21x15 cm), masking tape, pencil, purple pencil, eraser, white gel pen, ruler, paper towel, brush and water.

Step 2: Draw

1) Fold the sheet in half.

2) To avoid smudge edges, use masking tape to cover tborders of right page of the card.

3) Draw the house and the moon with pencil.

Step 3: Paint

1) Paint the sky with blue purple and fucshia. Leave lighter spots to create moonlight effect on clouds.

2) Paint the roof with blue. Mix blue and yellow to paint the house. Use purple and blue to define shadows and snow.

3) Paint lights coming from windows with yellow watercolor.

Step 4: Details

Once paint dried,

1) retrace the house and the snow with purple pencil

2) add stars and sparkles with white gel pen

Step 5: End!

1) Remove masking tape

2) Fold the card

3) write your best wishes

PLEASE WATCH THE STEP BY STEP VIDEO TO FULLY UNDERSTAND THE PAINTING PROCESS.

Happy holidays! 🎅

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