Part 1 – Drawing the hummingbirds and airbrushing the bokeh background

Part 2, Drawing the leaves and berries

See how I draw hummingbirds and realistic leaves and berries in this colored pencil demonstration! I’m sharing tips and techniques to make your nature drawings more realistic!

Supplies used:

I’m working on Fabriano Artistico extra white Hot Pressed 140lb watercolor paper.

I’ve used createx airbrush paint for my background along with Winsor & Newton masking fluid and frisket to block off my subject while airbrushing.

My pencils are Polychromos and Luminance with a Derwent Drawing Chinese White.

My fine white details are being painted on with my mixture of Touch Up Texture and Colored Pencil Titanium White Powder from

See how I mix titanium white powder and touch up texture for fine white details

The hummingbird livestream

The leaves livestream

The two 2 hour long versions of these tutorials (four hours total!!) are available for supporters on Patreon to watch now!!  If you’re unfamiliar with Patreon, you get access to my 1-2 hour long tutorials every single week for as little as $4/month!