How to Make a Deer Christmas Card in Watercolor

Ill show you how i have painted a deer in watercolour using three colours (blue, black and brown) you can customise the colours and the look that suits you! Perfect diy christmas cards

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How to Make a Deer Christmas Card in Watercolor
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Outline the deer shape with water  A simple oval with ears (if wanted you can use a pencil for this)

Outline the deer shape with water A simple oval with ears (if wanted you can use a pencil for this)

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Put your base colour around the edges of the deer head and outline the nose

Put your base colour around the edges of the deer head and outline the nose

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Shade in with more of your base colour and leave a V shape at the top of the head

Shade in with more of your base colour and leave a V shape at the top of the head

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Outline eyes and nose with a black pencil or a fine brush  I used a watercolour pencil

Outline eyes and nose with a black pencil or a fine brush I used a watercolour pencil

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Add black to shade and contrast the painting to add more detial i used a zigzag motion with lots of water so it blended

Add black to shade and contrast the painting to add more detial i used a zigzag motion with lots of water so it blended

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Add some brown to the ears and over the black to add depth. And start the antlers dont worry if the antlers arnt the same. Overlap the blue base colour with brown

Add some brown to the ears and over the black to add depth. And start the antlers dont worry if the antlers arnt the same. Overlap the blue base colour with brown

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Create a neck shape with water and dab blue and black around the edges letting it seep

Create a neck shape with water and dab blue and black around the edges letting it seep

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Colour background and if wanted decorate the antlers and write merry christmas the card is now done

Colour background and if wanted decorate the antlers and write merry christmas the card is now done

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Merry christmas everyone i hope this has helped 🌲🌲

Merry christmas everyone i hope this has helped 🌲🌲

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