Have you ever looked for the perfect gift for a friend who loves (or perhaps lost) their pet? Well, how about a portrait of their dog (or cat, or horse) painted by you!? Don't worry, you are a talented (and caring) person...you can do this, and here are 10 easy steps to follow:
What you will need: photo of dog; printer; #2 pencil, piece of 9" x 12" 90 lbs Arches cold press watercolor paper; double-stick tape, light table (or well-lit window); basic watercolor kit; #8 watercolor brush
1- Dust off your old watercolors (come on, you're an architect or designer...you know you have them).
2- Take a brief, confidence building refresher course in watercolor by clicking here
3- Make or find a...