As sophisticated as it looks, it is actually very simple, and requires no 'artistic talent'. Art, like many other disciplines can be easily learnt. You'll be surprised how just a few simple techniques will allow you to re-create such a beautiful piece of work. This type of water colour is also unique to Cambodia.
Similar to pencil drawing, water colour starts with creating an outline of the subject. Proportions are key to making the entire piece look fabulous at the end.
A very light shade of water colour is then applied to each of the sections. Next, varying degrees of thicker shades of water colour are slowly added to create texture and lighting.