Sometimes basic techniques can get the best of you. In this tutorial, you’ll learn about stippling, scumbling and drybrushing using colours in the same colour family and then what to do if you apply too much paint.



Supplies Used

Substrate:  140lb Watercolour Paper


  • DecoArt Media White Gesso – DMM18
  • DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylics:
    • Cobalt Turquoise Hue – DMFA09
    • Green Gold – DMFA14
    • Primary Yellow – DMFA28
    • Hansa Yellow Light – DMFA16*
    • Phthalo Green-Yellow – DMFA25*
    • Phthalo Green-Blue – DMFA24*

*shown as the common paint:


  • paper towels/baby wipes
  • water bottle
  • palette knife
  • palette paper
  • bristle brushes