Step by step tutorials

A new tutorial every week! Each month has a theme. If you post your painting on Instagram, tag me @alohawatercolors so I can see what you create :-)

Coffee mug. Colors used: Beach (yellow ochre), Cocoa (burnt umber), Dark roast (caput mortuum), Maluhia (cobalt blue green)

Coffee tree branch. Colors used: Monstera (chromium oxide green), Flame tree (medium cadmium red), Cocoa (burnt umber)

Coffee tree branch. Colors used: Monstera (chromium oxide green), Flame tree (medium cadmium red), Cocoa (burnt umber)

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Coffee to-go-cup. Colors used: Koa (Ercolano red), Lava (black iron oxide mix), Shell ginger (pastel pink)

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Coffee heart mug. Colors used, pink mug: Shell ginger, Cocoa, Beach. Blue mug: Sweet blue, Cocoa, beach.

Coffee heart mug. Colors used, pink mug: Shell ginger, Cocoa, Beach. Blue mug: Sweet blue, Cocoa, beach.

Coffee heart mug. Colors used, pink mug: Shell ginger, Cocoa, Beach. Blue mug: Sweet blue, Cocoa, beach.

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Tea time with washi taped frame. Colors used: Vanilla, Monstera, Rocky Road.

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Galaxy teapots. Colors used: Shell ginger, Sweet blue, Storm, Aubergine

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Flower tea cups. Colors used: Shell ginger (pastel pink), Aubergine (granulating purple), Avocado (pastel green), Monstera (chromium oxide green), Maluhia (cobalt blue green) Vanilla (buff titanium), Red Cinder (cadmium red deep)

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Tea tin. Colors used: Monstera (chromium oxide green), Ice queen (pastel turquoise), King Protea (Potter's pink)

 

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Plumeria flowers. Colors used: Mango (medium cadmium yellow), Orchid (quinacridone pink), Shell ginger (pastel pink)

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Bird of paradise flower. Colors used: Shimmer: Bird of paradise, Ilima, Blue ginger. Matte: Sea grape, Aubergine, Plumeria

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Orchid. Color used: Orchid (quinacridone pink)

Orchid. Color used: Orchid (quinacridone pink)

Orchid. Color used: Orchid (quinacridone pink)

Orchid. Color used: Orchid (quinacridone pink)

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'Ōhi'a lehua. Paints used: Monstera (chromium oxide green), Ohia (French vermillion hue), Pyrrole (pyrrole red), Mango (medium cadmium yellow). 

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King Protea. Paints used: Hibiscus (ultramarine rose), King Protea (Potter's Pink), 'Ahinahina (pastel green)

King Protea. Paints used: Hibiscus (ultramarine rose), King Protea (Potter's Pink), 'Ahinahina (pastel green)

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Blue ginger. Paints used: Blue ginger (blue shimmer), Aubergine (purple), Green Earth, Mango (medium cadmium yellow)

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Naupaka. Colors used: Plumeria (pastel yellow), Ulu (light green), Green Earth, Hibiscus (ultramarine rose), Naupaka (purple shimmer). 

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Koali'awa (blue morning glory). Colors used: Periwinkle (purple), Ulu (lime green), Green Earth, Pakalana (Naples yellow hue)

Koali'awa (blue morning glory). Colors used: Periwinkle (purple), Ulu (lime green), Green Earth, Pakalana (Naples yellow hue)

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Loose dragonfruits. Colors used: Opera Pink (coming soon), Ulu (lime green)

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Loose papayas. Colors used: Papaya (indian yellow), 'Alani (Naples orange), Sea grape (Victoria green), Lavarit

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Loose watermelons. Colors used: 'Awapuhi (primary magenta-red), 'Alani (Naples orange), 'Ulu (lime green), Green Earth.