Teddy Bear Tutorial by Carol Sykes

Teddy Bear Tutorial

In this tutorial, I will teach you how to create dimension using paint washes and the 'floating technique' to paint these cute teddies.

What you will need...

General painting supplies…
  • Paper Towel,
  • Wet Palette and water pot
  • White/Black Transfer paper
  • Tracing Paper
  • Black practice paper
  • A4 Light Coloured Mount board or similar (I used the back of a black mount board board)
  • Pen/pencil
  • Dotting tool
  • No. 8 Flat Brush
  • Liner Brush
DecoArt Americana Paints and Mediums…. 
  • Any Americana White
  • Burnt Umber
  • Honey Brown
  • Lamp Black
The follow colours are used for the waistcoat & flowers, so similar colours will work
  • Country Blue
  • Antique Rose
  • Teal Green
  • Drying Time Extender (this is used for the floating colour technique - water can also be used, so if you don't have the extender, try water to get started)
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Step by Step Video Instruction.MOV
18 mins
Teddy booklet.pdf
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christmas couple tutorial.pdf
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