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Watercolor Melon Tutorial
A step by step guide to painting a juicy watermelon slice in watercolor!

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  • How to paint a piece of watercolor art. Melon Watercolor Tutorial - Step 1
    Step 1

    Start by painting a triangle shape with just water. When the water has soaked in to your paper a little, paint a vibrant pink, starting from the edges, so it bleeds in to the middle of the triangle. You can tilt your paper a little here to help the paint move around!

  • How to paint a piece of watercolor art. Melon Watercolor Tutorial - Step 2
    Step 2

    Wait until your first layer is dry and then using the same technique, paint the side of the melon.

  • How to paint a piece of watercolor art. Melon Watercolor Tutorial - Step 3
    Step 3

    When your pink areas of the watermelon are painted and dry, you can use the wet on wet technique again with the bottom of the fruit. use a green to paint a line along the edge and watch it blend in to the water area. You can add a touch of yellow and some white too.

  • How to paint a piece of watercolor art. Melon Watercolor Tutorial - Step 4
    Step 4

    Once your painting is dry, use a small brush to paint on some black seeds, then you are done!

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