Paint With Me: [Birthday Cake] Real-Time Watercolor Tutorial Workshop - Beginners Tips #FoodArt

Published May 21, 2021 20 Views

My birthday was in May and in celebration I created this Birthday cake drawing. In this video I'm going to watercolor it. For the tutorial I'm using watercolor paints as well as a gel pen and black technical pen. This is a real-time tutorial where you can join me as you do your own piece. So lets get started on bringing this cute cake to life. Feel free to put your own number and word in the tag box.

***Download the Cake Workshop Line Image at:

Supplies List:


_Glass of Water
_ Mixing Palette
_ Pencil
_ Paper Towel
_ Eraser
_ Watercolor Paper – I use Canson XL 140lb / 300g
_ Watercolor Brushes – Round – 1 Small & 1 Medium
_ Black Technical Pen – Fine Tip - I use the Faber-Castel Pitt Pen - Small
_ Uni-Ball UM 153 Signo Broad Point Gel Pen

Watercolors Colors Used:

Use What You Have. For best results, use professional grade watercolors. I Used the below watercolors for this watercolor tutorial.

1. White Knights / St. Petersburg Watercolor Paints – Golden, Turquoise Blue and Quinacridone Lilac

Make It Your Own: Feel free to pick your own colors. Then see what you get. Each of our projects will be different, but similar.

0:00​ - Intro
0:34 - Step-by-Step Sheet
0:20 - Base Cake Sketch - Free Download
1:32 - Art Supplies List
2:18 - Start Painting
4:39 - Painting the Sides of the cake
11:29 - Paint the Base
14:21 - More Balloons!
18:34 - Paint the Cake Top, Cake Plate Top and Bottom
23:15 - Gel Pen on Base
24:26 - Paint Center of Cake Lilac / Let Dry
29:53 - Add Gel Pen Accents, Words, Lines
36:33 - Black Technical Pen
36:55 - Thanks!

My Filming Setup:

Microphone - Blue Yeti for voiceovers and general recording
Apple AirPods Pro - General recording
Camera - iPhone Pro Max to shoot down
using Camera for OBS Studio Apple iTunes App
Logitech Brio to showcase me
Tripods x 2 - Neewer Camera Tripod Monopod Carbon Fiber with Rotatable Center Column (One for iPhone setup with phone shoe adapter (not included.). One for Logitech Brio Setup)
Neewer Ring Light Kit:18" - Comes with its own tripod.
Bessie Bakes Photography

Links in this description are or could be affiliate links. That means I get a small commission for referring you and you pay no more than normal. All items are items I personally use and enjoy.

Free Background Music:
Song: OLWIK - This Life (feat. Johnning) [NCS Release]
Music provided by NoCopyrightSounds
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