Blue Pumpkin Fall Watercolor Tutorial

Blue pumpkin watercolor painting with a watercolor pan

A fall watercolor tutorial highlighting the beauty of blue pumpkins! Following along with artist Mou Saha as she uses Faber-Castell Watercolors Pans to create a beautiful painting. 

"I had never seen a blue pumpkin in real life before and was quite amazed by this Jarrahdale Blue Pumpkins and felt that they most certainly belong in my sketchbook." 


Recommended Materials:

Castell® 9000 Graphite Pencil - HB - #119000-1

Kneadable Art Eraser - Grey - #FC127220

Watercolor Pans, Set of 48 - #169748

Watercolor paper

A sketch of a pumpkin with a graphite pencil and eraser

Lightly sketch a pumpkin on the vine with Castell® 9000 Graphite Pencil - HB.

Watercolor blue pumpkin with a watercolor pan

Paint the pumpkin with the water brush included in the set and the following shades of watercolors – 150 and 234.

Color the vine and leaves with watercolors – 166, 170, 183 and 278.

A watercolor blue pumpkin painting with a watercolor pan

Add the ground for the pumpkin to sit on using watercolor shades of 172, 178, 183. 188 and 280. Let dry.

Hand lettering on a watercolor pumpkin painting

Hand-letter the name Jarrahdale Blue Pumpkin with watercolor shade of 199.

As Autumn rolls around in the northern hemisphere, take the time to observe and draw what you see around you using your Faber-Castell Watercolors Pans!

Mou Saha - Mou Saha Studio


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