Watercolor Firework Tutorial with Goldfaber Aqua Watercolor Pencils

Watercolor fireworks with watercolor pencils

Create watercolor fireworks of red, white and blue with this colors of the season tutorial from artist Mou Saha. Grab our Goldfaber Aqua Watercolor Pencils and get started! 


Recommended Watercolor Materials:

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

Kneadable Art Eraser - Grey - #FC127220

Goldfaber Aqua Watercolor Pencils, Tin of 48 - #114648

Collapsible Water Cup - #770310

Paint brush

Watercolor paper

A sketch on paper with a pencil and eraser

Start with a light pencil sketch of a bunch of rocket fireworks using Castell 9000 Graphite Pencil – HB.

Sketch of a firework with watercolor pencils

Add the first layer of colors to the sketch. For this step, I used Goldfaber Aqua Watercolor pencils #126 Permanent Carmine, 149 Bluish Turquoise and 273 Warm Grey IV.

A watercolor firework with a water cup

Blend the colors with a paint brush dipped in water.

Watercolor fireworks and watercolor pencils

Color the rest of the rockets working around designs with Goldfaber Aqua Watercolor pencils #120 Ultramarine, 121 Pale Geranium Lake, 126 Permanent Carmine, 143 Cobalt Blue, 149 Bluish Turquoise, 151 Helioblue-Reddish, 187 Burnt Ochre and 273 Warm Grey IV.

 Watercolor firework drawing with a water cup and brush

Blend the colors with wet brush. Let dry. Add more colors wherever necessary. Blend and dry to finish.


I hope you enjoyed this tutorial and have fun making your own red, white and blue drawings!

 Artist Biography - Mou Saha


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