Easy Peacock Design

Easy Peacock Design FinalPeacocks are always fun to paint. Lots of great colors to work with and fun wispy lines and shapes to create.  Here is a step by step tutorial on how to paint a simple design.


Medium #4 Round Brush
Small Round #1 (1/16″) Brush
paper towels or cloth
water container
(optional) Fine Mist Spray Bottle with water
(optional) Baby wipes

Colors used in this picture:

Diamond FX Metallic Green

Diamond FX Light Green
Diamond FX Yellow
Diamond FX Light Blue
Diamond FX Blue
Diamond FX Black
(optional) Glitter



Easy Peacock DesignSteps 1-2

1.  Starting with the metallic green and the medium round brush, paint an oval where you want to start your design.

2. Next paint the neck, by add a long curved shape.


Easy Peacock Design Step 3

3. Add the body of the peacock. It’s shaped like a very big comma.


Easy Peacock Design Step 4

4. Use the round brush to add a series of tear drop shapes for the tail.


Easy Peacock Design Step 5

5. Add light green ovals over each of the tear drop shapes. Continue to add light green to the top of the peacock’s head, by using quick brush strokes to make small tear drops.


Easy Peacock Design Step 6

6. Add light blue on top of the light green on the tail. Make sure the light blue dot is smaller so the green shows through.  Use the light blue to add shading to the neck and body.


 Easy Peacock Design Step 7

7. Use dark blue to add to the feathers both on the head and on the tail.


Easy Peacock Design Step 8

8. Finally, outline in black using the small round brush.


This would be great with Amerikan Body Art Cosmetic Glitter – Holographic White (Sheer)

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