How to Paint a Building Fascade

I will create a painting of a historic building using watercolor

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How to Paint a Building Fascade
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Create a graduated wash and let it dry

Create a graduated wash and let it dry

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Sketch the front of a building, in either 2-d or 3- d

Sketch the front of a building, in either 2-d or 3- d

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Begin with a light flat wash on items in the background

Begin with a light flat wash on items in the background

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Begin filling trees and shrubs, using a bleeding technique

Begin filling trees and shrubs, using a bleeding technique

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Bleed in more colors, so that there is variety and texture

Bleed in more colors, so that there is variety and texture

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Reflect the color of the sky in the windows

Reflect the color of the sky in the windows

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Begin painting in the forground

Begin painting in the forground

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This is ready for me to begin glazing details

This is ready for me to begin glazing details

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Glaze the bricks

Glaze the bricks

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Added a bush by glazing and then bleeding

Added a bush by glazing and then bleeding

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I cheated and used colored pencils to start detailing

I cheated and used colored pencils to start detailing

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Added the road in the foreground

Added the road in the foreground

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