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Painting an Emerald Hummingbird

Emerald hummingbird complete with pallet
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Whether you’re a well-seasoned artist or have never picked up a paint brush, this course will provide you with the tools and knowledge to create realism and beautiful detail using watercolor.

Instant access to:

  • Materials list, reference image and outline drawing

  • Paint brush overview & Color mixing PDF

  • 4 structured real-time painting lesson videos

Time required to complete painting: approx 4-5 hours


Winsor and Newton Watercolors (Cotman or Professional Series):

Paint needed for Emerald hummingbird

Permanent Pink (Permanent Rose)

Payne's Gray

Burnt Sienna

Ultramarine (French Ultramarine)

Cerulean Blue

Emerald (Winsor Green/Yellow Shade)

Phthalo Green (Winsor Green/Blue Shade)

Sap Green (Permanent Sap Green)



Winsor & Newton Cotman Watercolor Brush

- Round, Short Handle, size 4/0 (0000)

Brush 0000

Winsor & Newton Cotman Watercolor Brush

- Round, Short Handle, Size 1

Watercolor Round Brush size 1


Papers & pallet

Canson XL Watercolor Pad - 9'' x 12''

Tracing paper 

Strathmore 300 Series Tracing Paper - 9'' x 12'', 50 Sheets

Plastic Palette (Or porcelain white plate)

Plastic Palette - 11 3/4'' x 8 3/4'', 4 Square Wells/ 5 Round Wells, Rectangular

Water glass/container

Water glass/container