In this tutorial we'll be recreating a little bit of Venice! We'll focus on building structure, shade and texture.

We will also use the highly granulating Potter's Pink watercolour paint to create convincing render.


Sketch (you can download mine for free if you like) on watercolour paper.


Watercolours, we'll just need four

Alizarin Crimson or Potter's Pink

Ultramarine Blue

Raw Umber

Cadmium Yellow


No 2 round head watercolour brush (or similar)

Scrap paper


Rag or kitchen paper

Paint palette (you can you a white plate)