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Dandelion Painting

Paint a dandelion tutorial with bleeding tissue paper and rubber cement for masking the flower. Super fun combo of media.

how to paint a dandelion


  • Watercolor paper
  • Bleeding tissue paper
  • Paint brush and water
  • Sharpie markers


Time needed: 1 hour.

Make a Dandelion Painting

  1. Draw 3 circles in pencil on watercolor paper. Add stems.

  2. Draw and trace with a thin permanent marker.

  3. Cut squares of bleeding tissue paper. Apply with brush and water to drawing. Let dry for 10 minutes.

  4. Remove tissue paper squares to reveal your final painting.


How to Draw Dandelions

Practice your fine marker skills with this dandelion drawing step by step project. Careful drawing and tracing will make a very pretty and delicate looking flower. 

dandelion drawing step by step
dandelion drawing step by step

If you like to draw things that are organized and have a pattern, then you’ll probably love drawing these line are dandelions. I recommend drawing lightly with a pencil first, finding something to trace to get your circle, and then erasing all those extra lines when you’re done.

Any message about wishes will turn a pretty drawing into a lovely card.


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  1. Draw center grid lines on paper, lightly, in pencil.
  2. Follow the drawing instructions as shown on the tutorial.
  3. Trace the drawing with a fine point black marker.
  4. Erase extra guidelines.
  5. Add a message between the stems.
Easy Flower Painting



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