How To Paint An Orange

10 Amazing (and Easy!) Tutorials

Introduction

Orange is one of my most favorite citrus fruits. It has just the right amount of sweetness and acidity in it. In addition to that, orange is also a fruit I enjoy painting. That’s mostly because it’s easy to paint, and quite nice to look at. Of course, I understand you might have some confusion as to how you can paint an orange, and make it look appealing. Well, don’t worry, because I’ve got you covered with a list of some amazing orange painting tutorials.

You paint oranges using three key colors. These are orange, yellow, and a bit of red. You’ll also be interested in using different variants of the orange color in your painting. That way, it’ll look more appealing. Afterwards, all you need to do is add a bit of detailing, and you’re done.

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Simple Painting of an Orange for Beginners

Simple Painting of an Orange for Beginners

For those of you who’re new to acrylic painting, or painting in general, this is the perfect place for you to start. This tutorial approaches the painting in the simplest way possible. There isn’t much to do in terms of shade and lighting effects here. It’s just a simple coat of orange paint, with a slight blend of crimson right at the bottom. It’s easy to do, and you can learn a few things about blending and shading.

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Easy Orange Painting Tutorial

Easy Orange Painting Tutorial

Artists, who’re new to the concept of painting, and would like to avoid complex techniques and approaches, will definitely enjoy working on this artwork. The orange painted in this video tutorial is as simple as it can get. Just a few shades of orange, a bit of crimson, and a quick coat of paint in the background is all it takes for this artwork. The steps to be followed in this process are easy, but the results are quite nice.

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Painting an Orange with Oils and a Palette Knife

Painting an Orange with Oils and a Palette Knife

This tutorial is perfect those artists who’re new to oil painting, or would like to try out the palette knife technique. You don’t have to worry much about the shading and blending of colors in this painting. It’s pretty much a rough artwork. You’ll be introduced to the process of using a palette knife, and how you can use it to create amazing paintings in coordination with oils.

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Gorgeous Watercolor Painting of Orange

Gorgeous Watercolor Painting of Orange

In this video tutorial, you’ll learn how to paint an orange using watercolors. As you can see in the painting below, the shading and lighting effects in this artwork are absolutely perfect. The colors are very nicely blended into one another. The artist has done a decent job in making the painting look all bright and shiny. It’s not that difficult of a process, but will take you a bit of time and patience.

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Amazing Realistic Painting of Oranges

Amazing Realistic Painting of Oranges

From accurate detailing, to picture perfect color shading, this painting has all the necessary elements it needs to be called a masterpiece. The colors are quite vivid, the details are staggering, and the whole artwork seems to be popping out of the paper. You could almost taste the sweet and citrusy flavors of the fruit. Dare you try and replicate this artwork?

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Stunning Painting of a Slice of Orange

Stunning Painting of a Slice of Orange

At first glance, I thought it was a painting of the sun. Then, as I went in for a closer look, I realized what it really was. This painting of an orange slice is vibrantly stunning. The colors, the lighting effects, everything is in sync with one another. This painting process is a test for those who’re experienced with acrylic painting. If you’d like, you can take on the challenge as well.

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Visually Appealing Painting of an Orange

Visually Appealing Painting of an Orange

In this video tutorial, we’ll get to see a step by step orange painting process with oils. The painting may not appear smooth, but that’s just how oil painting works. It’s quite appealing to look at, nonetheless. The shades and blends are all there for you to explore. Given that it’s oil painting, you might want to check on your skills before you start working on this one.

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Simple Watercolor Painting of Oranges

Simple Watercolor Painting of Oranges

If you’re interested in painting something simple with watercolors, look no further. This is the perfect tutorial for those of you who’re not eager to get into complex coloring techniques. It’s a simple approach that involves some basic painting techniques. There’s very little to do in terms of shading and detailing. I really enjoyed working on this painting, mainly because it was so easy to do, and quite refreshing.

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Rough Oil Painting of an Orange

Rough Oil Painting of an Orange

Beginners in oil painting will have a fun time with this tutorial. It’s well structured, and quite detailed. If you’re eager to learn more about the medium, this is the best place for you to start. The painting itself is a bit rough. The colors don’t necessarily blend with one another, and there’s a lot of inconsistency in the brush strokes. But that’s just how this painting is supposed to be. It’s not meant to have a smooth outlook.

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Sweet and Simple Approach to Painting an Orange

Sweet and Simple Approach to Painting an Orange

This is one of the finest acrylic painting of an orange I’ve ever seen. It’s smooth, the shading is perfect, and there’s a bit of light and shadow effect put into the mix of things. All in all, it may not be a masterpiece, but it’s still perfect in every way. This is the benchmark for all the artists who’re confident of their painting skills. Go knock yourselves out!

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My husband and I are learning how to draw and paint. We wanted to share this learning process with the world and have fun! That's why we created this blog. We'll have drawing contests every week and you'll decide who won that week! Follow along and learn with us!

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Jimena & Iñigo

The Navarro-Rubios

My husband and I are learning how to draw and paint. We wanted to share this learning process with the world and have fun! That's why we created this blog. We'll have drawing contests every week and you'll decide who won that week! Follow along and learn with us!

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