Pumpkin Succulents Watercolor Tutorial

Watercolor succulent pumpkin painting with art supplies

A fall watercolor tutorial full of rich fall colors. Follow along as artist Mou Saha paints succulents in a pumpkin planter with Watercolors Pans.


Recommended Watercolor 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 kneadable art eraser and a graphite pencil

Lightly sketch a pumpkin planter with some succulents using Castell® 9000 Graphite Pencil - HB.

A watercolor pumpkin with a watercolor pan and water brush

Add a first layer of watercolor wash to the pumpkin with the water brush included in the set and the Pan Watercolor shade of 113.

Color the succulents with the following shades of Pan Watercolors – 166, 170, 183 and 194.

A watercolor succulent pumpkin with a watercolor pan and water brush

Add dimension to the pumpkin with Pan Watercolor shade #117.

Add details to the succulents with Pan Watercolor shades #150, 161, 183, 194, 234 and 278.

Create the ground for the pumpkin planter with Pan Watercolor shades of 172, 183 and 280.

A watercolor succulent

Hand-letter the phrase Happy Fall with Pan Watercolor shade of 199.


Add a touch of whimsy to your home and sketchbook this autumn with your Faber-Castell Watercolors Pans!

Mou Saha - Mou Saha Studio

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