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Bougainvillea loose floral

teacher avatar Rina Ramly

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  • In today class, I will teach you how to paint Bougainvillea flower loose style.
  • learn how to paint background with wet on wet technique.
  • Easy watercolour painting bougainvillea flower.¬†
  • Beginners and easy¬†level.
  • And at the end of the class, you will paint beautiful bougainvillea flower for yourself.
  • Don't forget to¬†review my class.

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1. INTRODUCTION: Hi, My name is Rina and I am founder of Artsbyrina My journey to watercolour painting started four years ago. I am self-taught artists. In today class I will teach you how to paint Bougainvillea flower in loose style. And at the end of the class you will be in painting Bougainvillea flower for yourself. I am also excited to add on other flowers tutorial, Bougainvillea flower class is my first class on Skillshare. Hopefully you all enjoyed the lesson. See you then. Thank you. 2. MATERIAL: I will be using professional watercolor from various brand like compose rose from Mijello, permanent rose from Daeler Rowney, Rose madder lake from Senellier. That's for the flower and for the leaves and branches. The color I use are Sap green, hookers green, yellow deep, burnt sienna from Alpha and Paynes Grey from Senellier. If you didn't have this brand, you can use any brand of watercolours that you have. The paper that I use is 300 GSM watercolour paper. I am using ARTO cold press paper. You can also use any watercolour paper brand that you have. As for the brush, I am using round brush size 6. I am using silver black velvet brush. I love this brush cause it's easy to use. And this brush can hold a huge amount of colors and release it with perfect control. You can also use any brand of round brush that you have. As long as the size of brush is 6 or 8, it will be easy to use. Then that I will use into the brush is flat brush to wash the background. And silver brush number 1 for the fine line, this is silver brush number 1. We also need 2 glass of water, tissue paper towel And pencil for sketching, Washi tape to tape your paper so that you can make a border when you paint the background. That is, all the materials and tools we need. See you in the next lesson. Basic watercolour technique. 3. BASIC WATERCOLOUR TECHNIQUE: Wet on wet and wet on dry are both important parts of any watercolour painting vocabulary. So now let's prepare 2 box for the demo. of wet on wet technique has its own specific qualities, producing very different and delightful result. Wet on wet means that wet paint is applied to wet paper. First. Paint clean water onto the paper in the shape where you will blend your colors. Then add on your watercolour to the wet area. You can just wet the color blend nicely. Now let's move to the second box. Clean water onto the paper. Add on your watercolour to the wet area, just dip the colors. And you will see that the colours are spreading. You can add an Edit Colors so that they will split. This is wet on wet technique. All right, next is wet on dry technique. So prepared 2 box. Wet on dry is applying wet paint onto dry paper or wet paint onto an area of dry paper. Take the colors you want to paint and dilute it with water. Then you can just start by painting onto your dry paper. You can make a layer with wet paint onto your dry paint area. The paint is already dry. And then add on the second layer. This is also called wet on dry. So we will use this method in our painting class. So I will see you in the next lesson, sketching. 4. SKETCHING: Sketching make easy for you to be in your flower leaves and branches. In this lesson, you will learn step-by-step on how those sketch from scratch. Before we start sketching, make sure you already prepare your paper. And tape the border around with washi tape. This is to get a nice border around your paper and watercolour. Do not get out from the border. Take out your reference photo. The reference photo is just as a guidance for us to draw the flower. You can get many references photo from Google or your own photograph from your garden. Simply use pencil and start sketching. Sketch the basic branches, leaves, and flower. We're not doing a botanical or realistic painting. So no need to sketch exactly the perfect. As the reference photo. We will start sketching the branches, leaves, and the flower. 5. PAINTING BACKGROUND: Hi, In this video, I will teach you how to paint the background. First, wet your paper with water. You can use to read the paper or use bigger flat brush. I will be using a flat brush and layering the paper with clean water. Then we want to make the background look like dreamy effect. With flower and leaves. So I will dilute some water with paint and make it light color. To paint the background. We start with painting some back ground live with light green color. To get the light color. Just add water to your paint so that you get the light pigment on permanent rose for the flower, using the same method as we do. The leaves. Assume that at the back of the main flower got some flowers on the background. after satisfied with all the background, Let's the paints dry. Later in the next video, we will paint the first layer of branches, leaves, and flower. See you in the next video. Thank you. 6. PAINTING 1ST LAYER: In this lesson, we will learn to layering our sketching. We first layer of soft colour. We will start with the branches and leaves and follow with the flower petals. Pick your brush. I'm using silver black velvet size eight. Start with branches. And using burnt sienna colours, dilute colours With water and start to paint the branches Add on sap green to the branches also and paint. While painting the branches. You can ultimately add on a little bit of sap green colour. To make the colours looks more natural Second, identify all the leaves and start painting using the light colour off sap green. Maybe you can add in other screen Colours to give leafs colours more beautiful. But as for me, I like to use sap green for the leaves colour. To control water make sure you have tissue paper and wipe extra colour to the paper. You can also add on burnt sienna for the effect of dry leaves. Finally, paint each flower petals with permanent rose colour. Make sure the colours a bit darker than the background. You can add on wet on wet effect at the petals to get the different shades of colour. For example, you can add on wet, on wet red colour to the petals. of the permanent rose colour. You can add on extra flower petals to your drawing. Just simply add on additional petals and add on others colours such as red colour. You can also colour add on flower petals colour in between white space. After finish, let it dry. In the next video, we will adding second layer to the flower and leaves take into consideration on which area to add on darker tones. See you in the next video. Thank you. 7. PAINTING 2ND LAYER: Hi, In this lesson, we will be using wet on dry technique. Okay, our painting, firstly, painting already dry. So we can start to be second layer with the darker tones. We will start from the branches. Try adding some sap green and hookers green at the certain part of the branches do not cover all area. Only selected area that you want to highlight. Identified from the reference photo. Using the same color range. Maybe adding a bit of different shades of green. I will be mixing. All right. Go through the flower petals at the back. So we do not worry about the shapes of the flower branches. So we let our next video on how to make the flowers. 8. VEINS AND STAMEN: In this video, you will learn how to paint veins to the flower and leaves and also paint the stamen. So first, using number one, silver black velvet brush, I will dilute paint with small amount of water. Use the same colour you use for the flower. You will get solid watercolour texture when adding only little water. Holding your brush at around 45 degrees, slowly move from inside and . Outside. No pressure, only light pressure. Repeat other petals you can see from the front view. Next we will do veins for the leaves using sap green colour draw the fine lines for the leaves veins. repeat the process to all other leaves veins. Before we move to the stamen on, we take a look to the white area Add on a little bit of darker green in between the white area. Adding also flowers colours, to the whitespace of flowers area. Next we move to this stamen. So we can take a look at this certain flower that we can add the stamen. in a little bit to identify as the stamen. This is the close up view on how to draw the whole painting process. I hope you enjoy. See you in the final part of this lesson. 9. FINAL THOUGHT: We have finished our lesson, and I hope that you all enjoyed my tutorial and please try this tutorial and posted in the project discussion. I would love to look and commend at your painting. You can download the reference photo and the reference painting photo at the class info. Please follow me if you don't want to miss any of my upcoming classes. Till then, I see you in the next class and have a great day. Bye-bye.