In this time lapse drawing and painting demonstration, I’m showing you how I painted a photorealistic butterfly and flowers in colored pencil over an airbrushed background. Go to to get your exclusive 7 day free trial to GraphicStock!

Here is the link for the reference photo I used on this butterfly

Supplies used:
Fabriano Artistico Extra White Hot Pressed watercolor paper

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Faber-Castell Polychromos 
Caran d’Ache Luminance
Derwent Drawing Chinese White
Touch up Texture and Colored Pencil Titanium White from

Createx Airbrush Paint


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