Amazing step by step tutorial on how to paint a crab. All steps on crab painting are below, but watch full video to see how and when i paint the background.
All you need:
- gouache paint (vermilion, scarlet light blue, light green, white, black , brown, lemon yellow, pink.) Choose colors that you have and do not be afraid to experiment and be fully in creative process.
- 2 medium brushes
- water, tissues, color plate to mix paint, wet cloth
- white paper. I use for watercolor art .
- Steps below cover how to paint the crab only. Watch full video tutorial to see all steps.
STEP 1: Using thin round brush with vermilion color start painting the body of the crab
STEP 2 : It muct be like semi circle
STEP 3: Color the body
STEP 4: Start painting the claw
STEP 5: Thats how it should look like. Color it fully
STEP 6: Paint the the secong claw the same way
STEP 7: Paint the legs
STEP 8: Background and the rest we paint when we want our crab body to dry. Then paint the eyes
STEP 9: With scarlet color darken the edges of the claws, legs and body
STEP 10. paint the eyelids
Step 11: On the darker sides draw dots with yellow paint to highlight some parts
Step 12: Paint the cheeks with the light pink
Step 13: paint the mouth with the light pink
Step 14: Finish the eys with white color
Step 15: Finish it off painting the background and your art is ready. Watch Full video below