How to draw a sunset
Colored pencils, markers, oil pastels, crayons, acrylic paint, or graphite pencils can all be used to create stunning images of the sun setting over the ocean.
To make a sketch for this project, you’ll need a blank white canvas, a fine permanent marker, some crayons, oil pastels, acrylic paint, or watercolor paint (aquarelle), round, flat, and fan brushes, and a kneaded eraser.
How do you draw a sunset?
Drawing a Sunset: Step-by-Step Instructions
- Draw the horizon line first, then the mountainous islands on one side of the picture.
- Draw another island on the opposite side, this time using a curved, bumpy line.
- Draw the sun.
How do you draw a sunset with colored pencils?
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- Step 1: Layer colors on the paper from light to dark.
- Step 2: Activate watercolor pencils with water.
- Step 3: Continue to layer and blend with water until you achieve the desired color saturation.
- Step 4: Draw the basic branch shapes.
How do you draw a easy sun?
Drawing the Sun: Step-by-Step Instructions
- Begin by drawing a circle.
- Draw a series of tall, narrow triangles across the top of the circle.
- Continue drawing tall, narrow triangles around the circle’s perimeter.
- Sketch smaller, shorter triangles between the triangles already drawn.
How do you make a colorful sunset?
- Dip a small flat brush in black paint and paint small dabs of yellow, orange, and white paint all over the canvas.
- Dampen the brush by dipping it in water and drying off the excess water with a rag or paper towel.
- Make the center darker by adding dabs of red paint.
How do you blend crayons?
Using a circular motion, go over your crayon colors you want to blend until you get the desired effect. Saturate your cotton swab with rubbing alcohol and dab it on a cloth or paper towel so it is not dripping wet.
How do you color a sunrise with colored pencils?
Blend orange into the darker yellow band with an orange colored pencil, extending down around the sun until the orange color reaches the sides of the page, then continue coloring upward past the sun, spanning both sides of the page and releasing pressure as you get closer to the top.