Woodpecker Painting

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Follow this simple tutorial and learn how to paint this handsome woodpecker! Using a variety of techniques, including sponging to layer up colours, blending and creating tones, and show texture through use of brushstrokes we will help you create this delightful picture!

You will need:
Art paper i.e cartridge or similar, a pencil, paints – ready mix or acrylic, brown, black, blue/turquoise, green, red, yellow, white
A small sponge ( a washing up sponge cut up into quarters is fine!) We have also included an optional template for you if you wanted a little help getting started!

You can download and print off a simple template for your woodpecker by clicking this link (opens PDF).

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