Be inspired to paint birds with the video clips below, as featured in the September issue of Leisure Painter

How to paint a wren in watercolour with Peter Sheeler

Paint a wren with this quick and easy demonstration by Peter Sheeler, using the following materials:

Strathmore 400 series Mixed Media Paper.

Paint: Winsor & Newton: Burnt Sienna, Ultramarine, Sepia, Yellow Ochre da Vinci: Quinacridone Fuchsia and Phthalo Blue

Sakura® Pigma Micron Pen

How to paint a kingfisher in acrylic

Paint a kingfisher in acrylic. During this tutorial you will learn how to paint the background bushes and trees, a feather effect, a beak and wood.

Discover more on PaintBasket's website,

How to draw a peacock in coloured pencil with Leonardo Pereznieto

Follow Leonardo Pereznieto to draw a beautiful peacock using coloured pencils.

See more of Leonardo's work on his website,

How to paint a macaw in oil with Jason Morgan

Follow Jason Morgan as he paints a macaw in oil.

See more of Jason's wildlife paintings by visiting his website,

How to paint a swan in pen and ink with Dennis Clark

In this tutorial, artist Dennis Clark shows you how to draw and paint, in line and wash, a beautiful white swan on a river stretching it's wings.

You will need:

  • 0.1 Staedtler Pigment Liner
  • 0.3 UniPin fine line
  • Water and Fade Proof Pigment Ink
  • Calligraphy Pen
  • Watercolor Pad 300gsm CP
  • Watercolor Brushes
  • Graphite Pencils
  • Watercolor Paints
  • Watercolor Palette

Discover more about Dennis's work online by clicking here.

How to paint a swallow with Mayra

Learn how to paint swallows in watercolour with Mayra.

See more online videoas by Mayra by clicking here.