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‘Happy Little Snowman’ watercolour painting by Bazza West

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Bazza paints his ‘Happy Little Snowman’ design by mouth

Follow along as Bazza paints his ‘Happy Little Snowman’ design by mouth, with top tips including:

  • Rough sketch the snowman’s body with liquid charcoal (or alternatively a HB pencil will do great) as a guide of where to paint
  • Paint a gentle background to make your snowman really stand out. Bazza chooses to fade his background from darker to lighter blue, to give the scene a blizzardy winter feel
  • The snowman will need a hat and a scarf – feel free to use your favourite colours, but Bazza chooses a Christmas red
  • Browns and oranges for the little robin, but don’t forget his red breast!
  • Bazza continues to add further layers to his painting once the previous layer dries, to build up to a bolder colour
Happy Little Snowman
Bazza West’s ‘Happy Little Snowman’ watercolour painting

If you don’t fancy painting with watercolour, you can still follow the design with whatever materials and paints you have at home.

Don’t worry if you don’t have a paint set at home, we stock them in our online shop here.

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