Convert Photos into Watercolor Illustrations|Video Tutorial

Written by Ujjwal Gupta

Hello, This is Ujjwal and I will be your host on the blog today, bringing you a video tutorial on how I convert photos into watercolor illustrations.

Convert photo into watercolor illustration Golden Gate Bridge

Converting photos into watercolour illustrations is a great way to re-live your vacation photos and preserve a memory in your heart forever. And also create some fine pieces of artwork to adorn home.

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Watch the video here to learn how to create your own watercolor masterpieces.

Supplies used:

Bienfang watercolor paper 

Ken Oliver Color Burst – Burnt Orange

Ken Oliver Color Burst – Yellow Ochre 

Ken Oliver Color Burst – Phthalo Green 

Ken Oliver Color Burst – Ultramarine Blue

Ken Oliver Color Burst – Lamp Black 

Kuretake Gansai Tambi 12 Color Set


Prismacolor Watercolour pencils 

To enter this month’s challenge, here are the guidelines:

  1. Create a project – Project Inspired by a Photo.
  2. Upload your entry at our Member Gallery and link us up in this thread in the forum “August 2016 Challenge – Project inspired by a Photo
  3. All entries are due by August 31, 2016.
  4. Challenge winner will receive a prize pack worth AED50.


  1. A winner will be announced only if we have THREE new submissions.
  2. All projects submitted for the challenge must be NEW and created AFTER the challenge went live.

I hope you liked my project. If you did ad also have any queries please do let me know in the comments below.

Thank You!

– Ujjwal

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