Botanical Illustration: Paint a Colorful Garden with Watercolor and Gouache

Sara Boccaccini Meadows, Print Designer & Illustrator

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9 Lessons (37m)
    • 1. Introduction

      1:25
    • 2. Using Sketchbooks to Find Inspiration

      5:09
    • 3. Tools and Materials

      4:57
    • 4. Sketching Your Garden

      5:45
    • 5. Mixing and Painting Base Tones

      6:57
    • 6. Adding Details with Paint

      5:23
    • 7. Finishing with Pen and Highlights

      4:42
    • 8. Experimenting with More Techniques

      1:52
    • 9. Explore More Classes on Skillshare

      0:33
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Project Description

Follow Sara's process to paint your own garden!

Use the project space as a place to share your inspiration and progress:

  • Share a photo of a botanical scene that inspires you.
  • Share your illustration, whether you’re still sketching or you’ve let the paint dry on your finished piece.
  • Did you use watercolor, gouache, or a combination of the two?
  • Did you experiment with any other painting techniques?

We can't wait to see what you come up with!

   

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