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Miro Watercolor Painting

This Joan Miro art lesson imitates one of his famous paintings, “People and Dog in Sun”.
A simple crayon drawing filled with watercolor paint makes a colorful abstract work of art.

miro art lesson
miro art lesson

Joan Miró i Ferrà was a Spanish painter, sculptor, and ceramicist who combined abstract art with Surrealist fantasy. His style is fun to copy because it is so simple and child like.

Tip: If you like the bright colors shown here, they have a lot to do with the use of real watercolor paper. It really does make a big difference


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Time needed: 1 hour.

How to Draw like Miro

  1. Draw a simple stick figure.

  2. Draw about 3 large circles, some that intersect with the figure.

  3. Fill the background with doodles, making some touch.

  4. Trace lines in black and fill with watercolors.

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