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How to paint any landscape scenery from imagination

Hello, I’m Ramesh Babu.

This tutorial is designed for watercolor beginners, you can use this method for any watercolor landscape scenery.

For this tutorial purpose, I choose to paint a tribal hut and trees.

Note: You must able to draw freehand sketches to achieve these results.

First, think about what you want to draw on the paper.

Please ask yourself, before composing anything on the paper.

Let’s say, I’m going to draw a hut and trees.

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What will be your main subject?

In this case, my main subject is the hut, so I will compose the hut on the left side of the centre.

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Main Subject

Trees should be around the sides of the hut.

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Trees

Half of the paper area is for the sky and below the area is for ground.

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Sky Area
Ground area, painting from imagination
Ground Area

Hope you understand how to compose any landscape scenery like this.

Chat Paper: 300gsm watercolour paper or above will be good for beginners ( I’m using normal chat paper ).

Colors: Burnt Sienna, Yellow Ochre, Orange, Black, Sap Green, and Cobalt Blue.

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Brush: Brustro Round No 4.

If you are a beginner, please sketch the scene with a pencil first, then start the watercolour painting process.

Step By Step Tribal Hut Landscape Scenery Painting

Step 1: Mix cobalt blue, burnt sienna, sap green for the background sky area. Paint a light coat of color on the dry paper.

How do you paint purely from imagination

Step 2: Paint orange shade here and there with the same brush without washing.

How do you paint purely from imagination

Step 3: Mix sap green to the existing shade and paint the hut.

How do you paint purely from imagination

Step 4: Paint yellow ochre color with the same brush without washing to the left and right sides of the hut area.

How do you paint purely from imagination

Step 5: Start to paint the trees with burnt sienna color.

How do you paint purely from imagination

Step 6: Paint more yellow ochre shade for the ground area.

How do you paint purely from imagination

Step 7: Add burnt sienna color shade here and there, it will create an organic effect.

How do you paint purely from imagination

Step 8: Paint a thick sap green color to the tree leaves.

How do you paint purely from imagination

Step 9: Paint the shadows and depth of the house with dark shades.

How do you paint purely from imagination

Step 10: Paint the details with burnt sienna on the ground area.

How do you paint purely from imagination

Check this video Tribal Hut Watercolor Painting for easy understanding.

Watercolor Painting for Beginners Tribal Huts in Forest

Hope you like this tutorial, let me know if you have any questions in the comments section below, thank you.

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