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Frame - Worthy Watercolor Art - 8 Step by Step Paintings

teacher avatar Femvisionary, Watercolor Artist and Instructor

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Lessons in This Class

12 Lessons (2h 45m)
    • 1. Introduction

      1:05
    • 2. Materials

      1:51
    • 3. Practice Exercise

      13:50
    • 4. Painting 1 - Sandy Beach

      16:36
    • 5. Painting 2 - Spotlight Floral

      15:07
    • 6. Painting 3 - Cityscape

      14:26
    • 7. Painting 4 - Mountain

      17:35
    • 8. Painting 5 - Cherry blossoms

      18:41
    • 9. Painting 6 - Dazzling Daisy

      16:48
    • 10. Painting 7 - Sunrise + Butterfly

      26:52
    • 11. Painting 8 - Vibrant Butterfly

      20:49
    • 12. Conclusion

      1:00
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About This Class

In this lovely 8 painting class, we are going to dive into frame-worthy art. We will be exploring a mix of techniques from negative painting, blended backgrounds, bokeh effects and so much more.

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For this class, you will need

- COLD PRESS 300gsm paper

- Flat brush

- Mop brush - Art essential 000

- Round brush size 0

- Watercolor high-quality paints

- White marker - 3mm from Posca or White acrylic paint

- Tape for the edges of the paper

- Water glasses

- Paper towel to dry the brush

Pencil and eraser

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Femvisionary

Watercolor Artist and Instructor

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Hi there! I am Madhumika Sankar and I go by the name Femvisionary on Instagram. I am originally from India and have lived my entire life in the Middle East. I am an avid traveler and really enjoy dreaming up new places.

 

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1. Introduction: Welcome to framework, the watercolor paintings. As you can see in this class, we are going to dive into some stunning watercolor paintings that captures special moments in a unique way. We are looking at eight different projects. So it's going to be an amazing class with so many techniques explored and so many lovely paintings you can create and be absolutely proud of. Each of the paintings are very special to me because I really wanted to concentrate on capturing special moments like the butterflies, special effects with lovely backgrounds, but stunning pride, vibrant pins, and just giving yourself a chance to create some beautiful art for your home or for your friends. So welcome to this class. I can't wait to get started. Let's talk more about our materials. 2. Materials: Let's talk materials. So starting off, we are going to be needing watercolor paper. So here I've got a cold press watercolor paper that is 300 GSM. Some watercolor beans. Don't worry, the list of materials is mentioned in the about section. We will also need some pencil and white tape to tape data people as well as draw out our rough sketch. Next for a lovely wash of colors for the background, we're going to need a flat brush as well as a more plush for a much more software background. We would also need a round brush size, one, or basically the smallest size that you can get. I also prefer using a size 4 for round brushes depending on the brand. A cup of water is going to be very useful. You can use two cups if you find that more comfortable. I generally just use one and just go ahead and change out the water when it gets mocking. Finally, we're going to also need some white acrylic paint, as well as a white acrylic marker. I would say this is more optional if you feel like it's going to be easier for you to control than trying to paint with white acrylic paints. Finally, some paper towel to dab out your excess beans. And that's about it. Let's get started with our practice exercises. 3. Practice Exercise: I am so excited to deep dive into watercolors, especially in these practice exercises, we are going to be talking about the basic techniques that are going to be so helpful as we proceed to our projects. The first thing we wanna do is to tape down our people. And the secret way for you to test if your paper works with that specific TPP or if you need to use a different tip. I generally use YTM, the kind that you can write on. And it works really well for me. And I have seen others using washi tapes. And somehow I did actually get a greater effect when I use washi tapes. But again, this is a great way for you to test it before you go into your actual final frame worthy painting. Once you've taped down your people using a flat brush and clear water chest, create washes all over your sheet. Now, I make sure to go over it at least three to four times so that I am making sure that every corner of my paper is swapped with that water. At the same time. I'm trying not to overdo it. So if you notice that there are puddles of paint that are forming on either side or corners of your paper. Immediately dab it out. But we want to have a really nice smooth wash of water. Before we proceed to the next step of adding colors. Let's start with a lovely purple color along the edge of the paper. Now I've made sure to not adding too much of water in my brush. While I go through this process, I'm using a mop brush to create this effect. While the paper is still wet, let's add a secondary color. Now you'll notice the second color I add from the bottom up. So that way I'm not mixing it with our previous color. And that's why you can see the very vibrant purple coming through. Gently move your brush around to make sure that you have a beautiful blend of colors. This is the wet on wet technique that is really famous in watercolors. For the next technique lead to explore negative painting. This is going to be very useful for some of our projects, which include flowers. So going over the people with a flat brush and clear water, I am going to be painting just clear water through the paper, making sure that the paper is really soaking in the water. Now let's start painting around the rectangle box. I'm trying to keep in mind to not pinned in the area of the box. So keeping speeds between the ages, the pinned and the box. You'll understand why in a couple of steps. So here I wanted to give you two options for doing the edge of the rectangle. So in this option, the paper is still wet. Stone. Minute I go in with my paint, you can see that the edge is still blurry. It's not a very clear cut edge. So this is a great option for some of our designs. As you'll see. Various, there is a secondary option where you allow your painting to completely dry. And once it is dry, you been to your edge. You can see in this option, the edge is much more crisp. There is no blurring effect and this gives a beautiful look. It's great, especially where the element is going to be a different color. Again, this technique, we are going to be using it and it's going to be a lot more clear when B do different objects. Now, our third practice exercise over here, instead of waiting the people, I'm directly diving in with my paint. Once I've done that with clear water, starting at the bottom, gently blend all the way up. You can see how the color blends beautifully and just really easily into the p.ball. And you've got this beautiful. And this is a very good technique as we go forward for some of us details. While our painting is still wet, let's explore some dry brush techniques. So here with a dry brush, I am lifting up the paint. All I'm doing is with my dry brush painting in the area where the color is. What happens is the brush lifts up the paint, and thus you are left with this white spot and seizure liquid technique, especially for our bokeh effect. Additionally, you can use plateaus of clear water as you can see, and then use a tissue to dab out that paint in that EGL. This gives a little bit more of a mixed effect. It's not as clear cut, but I think it looks really nice. Now another way to do the bokeh effect is to use white acrylic beans. So here I've allowed my painting to dry, so the background is dried. Now using white acrylic paint, I'm going to be adding s3 to add a little bit of water to your acrylic to create a little bit more of a translucent. Another trick I would love for you to practice. So as you can see, I'm just drawing so codes or semi-circles with the white paint or white acrylic. Using clear water, you can just easily blend out the circles to get blended effect. For our final practice exercise, I'm using paint directly onto the people like before. Now using clear water and blend out is beautiful. We can go ahead and just deepen up the once everything has dried. For simple practice exercises. Now let's move on to painting. 4. Painting 1 - Sandy Beach: For the first project in our class, Let's dive into the stunning beach side view. So first thing I like to win is taping down my people. I've taken a size, if five. So it is half an A4 sheet. And I really like the size because I feel like it is enough to capture all the details within the painting at the same time look surely startling when I place them within a frame. You can go ahead and make it bigger at an A4 if you feel like that, which you want to do, have fun with it because there's so much that you can do. You can even make them smaller as Polaroids. Our first step is to paint a lovely wash of clear water. And y have a little thing in there. Please forgive me for that. But basically we want to get some clear water. And don't worry as I keep painting, it is going to become clear. And notice that I am painting this clear water over and over again. So I want to have at least three to four washes off clear water. What that's gonna do is really soak into the paper. So when I go into the next step of blending the background for a wet on wet technique. The colors are going to be very smooth and it's going to look stunning as you can see. So continuing with mop brush, I started off with a bright blue sky line. You can see how I'm just doing really simple lines. Not being very specific. But I am trying to keep in mind that I want to have half of my painting with this blue. As we do this, we can go ahead and add a sandy brown for the bottom part of our being thing. Remember we went through a very similar technique in our practice exercise. So to make sure that the brown and blue don't mix or l'm doing is using a brush that is clear, basically has no water, and then just gently moving out that excess paint. Now, I can go ahead and just continue adding stunning lines. The blue, so that I get a really nice wash of colors. Now, I love your painting to dry before moving on to our sandy beaches. So what I'm doing first is whether the NOL brush, adding a proton edge for the beach. Now let's create some stunning texture for the fans. Just simply starting from a thin line, pressing down and making it into a thinner line again gives you this VIV effect that we are going to be using in our sand today. I'm keeping it really simple because I really don't want to get into too much detail. As we move through our painting. The focus is going to be on the sea itself. So this is just a small part to add on to our painting. Don't worry if this doesn't come out perfectly. It's okay. Just have fun with these waves. I've tried to have big VMs on top. And as we go lower, making them much more small, low. Well, as trying to have them just towards the edges at the bottom. So not covering up the entire space. As you can see. While this dries, let's go into our styling. See for the sea view, basically the waves of the sea. I'm going into a darker blue. As you can see. I'm giving it a very smoky effect. Tried to go from big to small. Now let's allow for this to dry a bit before we move on to our bokeh effect, basically, I am adding some. Simple white circles through the painting. Now, I am not making these circles to acrylic, just completely accurate. I am. I've added a little bit more of water to it, so it gives them more translucent effect. And that's what I'm going for. As well as from our practice exercises, we had done some half brokers and that's what I am also using in the painting. Now for the entire sea level, what we're going to continue doing is adding more and more of these. I like adding a little bit more of the color. So here we have a blue see. So let's add a little bit of that blue to the white mixture or the white acrylic. And use that to create more circles for the bokeh effect. What happens is it gives you the effect that the light is shining from the base color blue. And that's exactly how the photography would also look if you've noticed it. So if you look at a reference image, this is how it looks. And so it's really helpful to use the color that is within your painting to create your circuits. Now, as you can see, I'm doing some of them that are half and then using some clear water and just blending them through some of them that are more full and playing around with the entire effect. I'm also creating lines of them through the entire see. I notice at this point it can be a little bit confusing because it looks like this so many circles. But what I'm trying to do is create a line of these circles, which as we can go ahead and allow me to try, we will highlight even further to give a beautiful effect at the end, trust where you are in the process. And as you can see, I filled up the entire species with the Booker circles. Now while this is drying, let's go ahead and add some white details for the sand. So there are a couple of reasons why I'm doing dotted lines for the top of the sand hills and aware is because I'm trying to show the reflection of the light. As we go on to the next step, you'll realize how this makes a difference to the painting. Because obviously in this painting, visually diving into that white sunlight glittering effect with the light reflecting through the entire painting. And you're going to see and understand this even further. So go ahead and take the time to add in your white details. As I mentioned, in the materials, you can use white acrylic paint if you feel like Go ahead. I just wanted to give you the option of using a white pen or a white marker. Because it might be a lot more easier. Now that you've done that. And our top is top see circled are dried. We can go ahead and use more prominent white acrylic circles following the same effect of having a center circle that is opaque and side circles that are more translucent. Again, this is covered in the practice exercises. If you're still unclear, make sure to watch that again and then come back. Now, as you can see, I am trying to make sure that the circles of the center portion of RC is much more smaller compared to the base background circles that we have done before. So I'm trying to make it look like it cluttering even more. And that light is reflecting and thinking with standing crystal shining effect. Now our next step is crucial. What I'm gonna do is with my brush, I'm going to be teaching a darker blue, green and painting around some of the circled, as well as creating my own circles. You can see how I'm painting around to show that there was a so-called there at that point. As well as I'm painting in some areas. What this is going to do is add depth for RC. So instead of looking light and kind of giving this washout effect because of this deep indigo or deep blue. I'm using a turquoise, indigo blue. It leaps through the painting and the color just shines through even more. Try to do it in areas where you're focusing on these circles to kind of painting out around the circuits. Now that you've got a glittering. Let's go ahead and just highlight our sky. I decided to add a yellow just to brighten up the colors even more to give it a sunshine effect. I'm just taking very opaque, bright yellow so that it doesn't mix with the blue too much to give a green because I want to keep that in mind. I want to make sure that it does look like yellow. At the same time, this is going to really, really help. The painting jumped through. And it's going to give you that effect that we're going for. Now that we've done that we can go ahead and add the similar kind of wash at the bottom. So everything is tried. What we're doing is just deepening the colors a little bit more and giving the dock in effect. Similarly at the bottom, just going in with the yellow and getting it a light wash. Not throughout the entire painting because that's going to lift up too much color. Just gently. Same thing for the top. Having a gentle wash of yellow. And there you go. This is our completed painting. You can see how that light is cluttering through. And it's definitely a painting that has a starling effect. Before we remove our white beans, have a look at your painting and see if you want to add more of the white. If you feel like there's not too much, go ahead and add more. As you can see, what I decided to add more clusters of white. And because the first layer of white, so-called stride, as I move onto the second layer, they overlap on each other and also bring in a texture. It gives it a really beautiful effect. So instead of trying to do all the circles at one time with the acrylic paint. I like to actually give it time and a lot the first layer to dry before moving onto the second layer. You can see this also leads to some of them being more or big and some of them being more transparent. What I'm also trying to focus on is to get more of these white lights towards the edge of the paintings, whether it's on the right or the left. That be it looks like that's just like towards the edges of the sea. And there you go. After a loving your painting to try one more tip for our final painting that is definitely frame worthy. 5. Painting 2 - Spotlight Floral: Of all the lovely paintings for the CDs, I think this one's really captures the idea of a special moment, a mesmerizing effect. Something that really stands out and it's definitely something that's the moment captured that you can display. You can kind of add your own emotions too. And that's why this painting of all the ones that were created is my favorite. It's really simple and we're really going to play around with contrast colors. So having a beautiful beast of blue and having this bright red being floor pop through the ph almost like you can touch the floor. And that's the effect you're going for. So the first thing we wanna do is start with drawing. And what we're gonna do is draw out a very fun fluoro and making it very exaggerated. At the same time, remember the thing that we spoke about, which is the placement, which is so important. Over here. I'm making sure that the flower is taking up three fourths of the space. At the same time. It is also, there's a lot of wiggle room, a lot of empty space, which is going to really benefit our final painting. Next step, let's go ahead and add some clear water to sulking in the people. Prep, prepping it for our first wash of colors. Some really making sure that I get my paper completely wet by making sure I go over it at least three to four times, adding more and more water. As we complete this, we want to make sure that there's no puddles of water towards any corners before we go ahead and start adding color. Now with the color, as you can see, I've started with the styling blue color. Now, I'm trying to consciously ignored, add the blue color to where my painting, my floor is, because my flower is going to be red. So I'm trying as much as possible to paint a round by flower. We're going to keep adding more and more deeper colors. Because as you know, with water colors, this will down as it tries to be, trying to get more of that indigo, just to amp up the color even further. As you can see, we've got a very rough BCE background. Can go ahead and add some black as well. The black depends. I feel like sometimes when I add black, it kind of makes a dull. So I prefer going in for an integral. But this again depends on which brand of black color. So some brands of black color surely, surely have this beautiful color. Some not so much so black generally, what I do is create my own or use in the core and just avoid black. Once that's done and while it's still wet in case you have any color in the center, make sure to dab it out with a tissue, making sure that there's not too much color in the atria. Now, let's allow us to completely dry. And while this is drying, I'm going to be using a little bit of a dry technique, which we again went through in our practice exercise, where I'm lifting up the color by painting is dried. I'm adding some clear water in the form of a circle and lifting up some of those I paint through the painting. This is going to really help with the bokeh effect. And as we continue on. Similarly, since we're on the spot, Let's go ahead and add some indigo, so-called. This is the similar color to what we used in our sky or our background. Playing around with the idea of having full circles, translucent semi-circles, and all the different variations. As you can see, I'm adding another VBE, which again I hit the US. Now let's let this dry. And while it's drying, I'm going to be using some negative painting techniques for the flower. Basically using the thin, smaller brush, using some indigo or blue color I'm painting around, are drawn floor. I use some clear water to blend out the mixture. So I don't just get lines to using some clear water and blending it out so that it has a beautiful blend of colors. With this technique of negative painting. This is going to help my Florida shine even more as we continue with the painting. If you want to explore more of negative painting, my class, I have couple of classes on the same topic, which I'm sure you will really enjoy. Now going into the painting again, making sure that I use clear water as I blend through the couples. So this is something for you to keep in mind as you proceed. Now let the painting dry before moving on to adding or painting the flower. What I'm doing for the flower is using a bright red color for the petals. What I'm trying to do is paint some of the petals, has an alternate between them. If I try to paint all the petals at once, It's going to become very smudged and it's all going to mix together. Instead, I'm painting one petal, leaving second petal, and then moving on to the third that we the colors don't blend and there's enough time for me to allow it to dry to make sure that the colors, the petals are individually stunning. While this is drying, let's go ahead and continue with our bokeh effect. I'm using acrylic white paint with a little bit of blue to create some light blue. To create a light blue makes sure which I'm going to be using for the broker-sold codes. Next, I'm also going to be using my brush just to deepen the colors For the edge of the painting with indigo. Azure only want that color to pop through and to give it a more mesmerizing effect. Now the reason why I call these paintings frame worthy is because they are unique, moment captured. And NCQA snore with filters, you can literally take any picture or any image and make it special just by changing or using certain filters. And that's exactly what I'm trying to do here by adding more depth or more color towards the edge of the painting. This is going to highlight the entire world and create a beautiful effect. Now I've done that going ahead to my flower, just completing all the petals of the flower and coming towards just completing my painting in general. As you can see, because I love the first petal to try or the first set of petals and try. When I went on to painting the second pattern, there is no clash of colors. You can easily distinguish between the different layers for the patterns. We're almost at the end. So let's go ahead and add the fly. And all the details pertaining to the floor. I'm loving the painting to completely dry. Before moving on to our final step will be adding white circles, completely highlight bokeh effect previously or is, as you can see, the colors have more adult down. So now with the white, it just brightens up, even though I'm playing around with some transparent circles. As well as adding from circles that are semi attached to all existing light blue circles. This is also a really great way to create your bokeh effect. Continue on through the process to feel like you're happy with the final interests. And you can see I've filled up by painting and also add some white details to the outline of the flowers to just really make it stand out to give that listening and light effect. And this is our final painting. 6. Painting 3 - Cityscape: Since we covered beach, mountains, I had to add a city view to our collection of paintings. And so in this painting we are going to be exploring poker using a city photo, photograph or a city landscapes. So it's going to be really pretty to look at. So as usual, the first thing we wanna do is to tape down our people. This is such an important step and I know some people have asked me why do we taped down the people. Now, the reason, the main reason, especially in a painting like this, as we are going to be adding a lot of water to the paper. What happens is if you take people and you add so much water, the water soaks into the people. And as such, the paper buckles or bends. Now when we add tape, what happens is it holds the paper so the paper can't buckle or bend too much. Also, what happens is because the paper is taped down once it dries, it goes back to its original position or the orginal, be it locked, buckle, and bending that happened in between goals of the However, in case you do not tape down your paper and decide to just teamed as it is with your sheet of paper. What you'll notice is your paper buckles and even when it dries, it's going to be bent. It's going to give you that curves and it's just not going to look at Crete. So it's really, really great and drooling useful to make sure that you tape down your people whenever you're using. A lot of water has been doing for this entire set of paintings. Now, for our first step, let's draw out our buildings. The buildings. I'm just kind of doing a very rough shape. The main thing I wanted to focus on is I want you to have an age gap between the buildings that is empty. So I can kinda show a little bit of the sky in-between. But just getting a general view, also keeping in mind where I really want my artwork to go. Once that's done, go ahead and add some clear water to the painting. I've got a light wash of blue. So if you have some remaining p into paint on your brush, go ahead, you can use that. That's okay. As far as it's not a color that is going to obstruct your painting. So here anyway, since I'm going to be using DL2's in the painting, it's okay. So I've just used it to my advantage. So the first thing I've done is a simple sky in the area between the buildings. Because I know that that is where I'm going to see the sky. You can see I'm not doing the sky throughout because I know that, that the clear where it's going to be most noticed. So let's go ahead and do the bottom of the painting now. So I'm using this maroon, red color. And this is the color I'm going to use for this painting. So it's going to be this bright blue and this maroon. A very interesting column mix that I thought should be fun to explore. You can choose colors that you prefer, or go ahead with the same color scheme that I use. So what we wanted to make sure that the edge of the painting is really deepened color. So you can see I'm adding more and more color to me. Now while my sky is slightly damp, keep in mind, it's not wet. It's damp. I'm adding in the maroon. I'm continuing with the color for the buildings. The reason for this is I want to have a blurry look, so not very sharp lines for the buildings. So this way it's going to mix. And you can see already the edges are much more on. And it gives us kind of an effect. Once that's done, let's go ahead and add a deeper color. Making sure that the edges of the painting to try and then add layers of purple and acrylic white paint. So codes. So you can see I had to skip it a little bit. But you can see all I've done is allowed to dry and then go on in with the purple mixed with white acrylic and followed exactly what we've been doing before. Now thing is I'm trying to keep all of these to the middle portion of the painting. So right at the street level, towards the buildings nor towards the edge too much. But it's the more I'm deepening the color even further, making it even more. When you're happy with the number of circles. Let's go ahead and deepen our buildings with black. Or you can go for a deep indigo, whichever 4, which is surely deepening the colors and making it so much more brighter and making the artwork pop even for adults. So when it comes to the book or circles, we are painting around those light circles. Continue doing this. Deepening the entire city. To paint the bottom. At this point, step away from your painting and just check if it looks like the way you want to look. And you can easily. 12 painting is completely dry. Of all the paintings. I think this one was quite unusual for me. But the more I look at it, the more of it. It's one of those paintings that you can just walk past and stop just to see what it is about. 7. Painting 4 - Mountain: Ready for our next painting? I've already started with a tip down sheet. So using an A5 sheet of watercolor paper, I've taped it down. Now the first thing I want to do is just draw out a straight line because I really wanted to keep in mind where I want the C to come and where do I want the mountains. It's really important in this painting to really plan out your details. Because when we go into painting our sky, our c, we want to make sure that we don't paint in areas where it's not required. So keeping certain areas blank, or whether it's going to be the stalks of wheat or grain. We don't have too much of color that is going to cover up the colors. So we want to make sure that those areas, whether it's going to be those cream, creams coming through are much more lighter. You're going to understand this further as we continue with the painting. But don't worry, just keep in mind to draw out your basic idea and placement of elements for this painting. Now, let's use a flat brush and paint our entire people. So I'm using clear water and just painting layers and layers of clear water. I do around three or four different layers. So as you can see, I go right to left, all the way down the people once, twice, thrice, four types. I go up to down, right to left, making sure every agent, every corner of my paper is soaked with water. I'm not overdoing it by doing 10, 20 layers, but just five. You will draw these senior people kind of take in the water. You'll notice that your people's socks and a lot more. So just go over it all through from top to bottom, then right-to-left. Authored over again, 45 times. 45 times. Keep in mind to promote any excess water throughout the edges. So in case there are puddles of water on one side, make sure that you remove that. So we wanna make sure that the paper is soaked, but at the same time, it's not it's not damp and just one side or there's no puddles of water on just one side. Now, let's go into painting our sky. When I take my brush for painting the sky, I try not to take too much water because the people already has water. So I'm focusing more on the color for the sky. We're trying to keep in mind that we want to have a color only through the sky area. So not throughout the entire painting, just from the top. So when it comes to the bottom, I'm going to take my brush, make sure that there's no water, a dry brush, and remove any excess. Deemed that comes towards the edge of court orders in the practice exercise, which is all wet on dry technique, basically my paper's wet and then I use a dry brush to remove it. Any paint in that area. While this is still wet, just deepen the sky even more. Keep in mind with water colors. Colors tend to dry or dull down as the tribe. So we're trying to get as much color as possible towards the edge of the paintings. So try to bring in more and more of that indigo. Now for the C, following the similar effect, but the opposite direction. So having the lighter color blue and then the deeper downwards towards the edges. Now let us to try. And you're going to be surprised how interesting the whole thing drives. You can see how the color has become much more. And even the effect of the integral has dimmed down. So you can go ahead and just do another layer just to deepen out the colors. Even though I'm just doing the bottom and moving on to mountain. For the mountain, I've picked a very pride contrast in brown. So it's very, it's got a reddish shade too. The crown and that's what I'm going to be using. Notice how I'm just trying to get a thin line for the edge where the mountain needs more prone to up the edge to just deepen that color even more. As you can see while the painting is still wet, I'm trying to show up behind layer of mountains. Just by making that area darker, Dory, we are going to fix it up and make it more prominent. But I just wanted to give more of a texture effect for the mountains instead of having something that just look so flat. Now while the Cnidaria is still wet, Let's take some acrylic paint and add a little bit of water just to make it a little bit more transparent. And let's paint some circles. So it is slightly wet my paper, so it's not completely wet. Keep that in mind, but it's just gently wet. So you can see, I'm still able to paint acrylic circles with no problem. I'm also using the technique that we discussed in our practice exercise, which is wet on dry to create more of a translucent effect, which is with the damp paper, using a clean dry brush to lift the paint. Now let's continue with our board cutouts through out our scene. So once you've done the white circles, I'm going to add a little bit of blue to the white acrylic and add some blue circles as well. It's going to be pretty random. But all through the painting, I am trying to club some of the bokeh effect circles together So it's not to separate it and not to have them just look like polka dots. That is the mistake I think reaches need to be a little bit of veer off and to avoid. So just making sure that it's clumped together so it looks a little bit more natural. Now let's stop here because we've gone ahead and added so many circles, allowing this to dry before we move on to our green stems. So I'm starting off, it'll deeper blue, indigo color. And I'm going to be doing my stems first. This gives me an idea of where the plant is going to be and I can planet a lot more better. Once that done. Let's complete our details for the greens. Just using some thin lines. As you can see. And what I like to do is having a light brown and playing around with the color a little bit more. And then lines from right to left. I think a V-shape would be a great way to explain it. So you're just doing V shapes all through the stock of the cream. And I also like to play around with the colors. So towards the top, having a much more lighter has an, a light brown. And towards the bottom, adding more of a black or indigo tinge Show that the color changes. This makes it a lot more natural-looking. Because obviously with the light, these things do happen. We can take this option to you to also go ahead and complete our mountain. Just giving it light peaks with a different color. Going ahead and adding more and more wheat. Talk or we stems. Just threw out. Now one thing I want you to keep in mind with the placement is to have all of this happening towards one side of the painting. So very prominent towards one side and not focusing too much on the other side. This we, the painting automatically looks truly interesting and intriguing as it's playing around with very well-recognized photography styles. So if you've done anything with photography, you would know that there are certain rules that people use photographers to use that ensure that a photograph is executed. Things like three-fold rule or the rule of thirds, sorry, that's what it's called rule of thirds. Or they have half-life or straight line. There's different rules that they have. So one of them is the rule of thirds, and that's what we're using here. Now, I'm adding some white, as you can see, to our greens to bring in that white color to show the reflection of the sunlight. Now, let's go ahead and add some white goods for the poker effect. Through our painting. With the white, it's going to again create a vibrancy through the painting. And I did this after I painted the stems because I wanted to have some of the white on top of our are very close to our drawn green lines. Now one more thing I want to add to the painting is the mountain lions. I felt like it adds to street. So wanted to have a much more smudged effect. And now is the perfect time once I've completed my painting to add that effect. So, so the simplest way to do this, as you can see, it's adding some clear water and prone to that. That way you get a smushed effect for the mountain. And this is how we kind of just creating a more blurry effect for the background. That we, that the background looks much more light and more smudged compared to the front. Now the reason I did the step after, To be honest, it's because only after I finished my painting, when I finished the green stems, I realized that I would prefer having my mountain glory. And this happens. And the reason I added this and didn't edit out the entire painting is to show you guys that maybe after you finish your painting, you look in your painting and you feel like you want to change something and you can still go ahead and change it. There is no limitation. And I also wanted to show you how you can add that blurry effect even after you've completed your being doing so. Don't worry, there are no points within your painting practice where you need to actually just give up on your artwork. You can go ahead and add details and change things. So you can see how the blurry effect looks a lot more better I feel compared to what was much more stuff, clean mountain lions. I think this suits the painting a lot more. And now that we've done this on love your painting to completely dry, gently familiar. For our final painting. 8. Painting 5 - Cherry blossoms: How about some lovely cherry blossoms for our next painting? As always, let's start with the white people. This is an E, six sides taping it down. Sorry, E5, taping it down on all four edges. The first thing we wanted to do is draw out our BFS. So here you can see I've gone ahead and drawn out the bees. All I've done is drawn out a central branch. And then I've added flowers all the way from the top right corner to the bottom left. And the size of the flowers have moved from big towards the top right and smaller, or maybe just half buds as it's gone to the top, bottom left. If you're still not sure, I would suggest for you to pause and go back to the start of the main final image. And users that use that as a reference for your drawing before proceeding with adding clear water to the base. Two really wet the paper so that it is prepped and ready for the background. Now, let's get to painting. Try and keep in mind that our flowers are going to be red in color. So to make the process of painting the flowers are lot more easier. I'm going ahead and printing shred in the areas where there's where the drawing of the flowers are. This is going to speed up my process when I go ahead to the next steps and I go into the painting. Also, I can use this as an advantage to give a blurry look to my Florida. Once that is done with a bright blue, we can go ahead and paint around this area to give the sky effect. So notice how I go very close to the flowers, but I do not paint over the flowers in those areas. This is why having the drawing was immensely important so that we make sure that we do not paint on the areas where the flowers are going to be. I like to go over the edge of the painting with blue just to deepen the color even more and just make it even more pride. Because as you know, once the painting dries, it's going to dry, slightly dark. Done. So it is good to go over it multiple times. Just build up the layers and the color. So now let's let the background try before proceeding to cleaned our flowers. For the flowers, I'm going to first paint layers of Fred. I'm surely going to play around with the idea of a translucent Florida. Alternating form. Very translucent, which means very watered down petals to slightly more upbeat better whether the red is much proprietor. Don't worry, you're going to see me do this step-by-step. So if you are clear on what I'm trying to explain, You can see it live as I'm painting that. You can see what I'm doing exactly. Because it gives them dan having the same she'd to out obviously in nature Florida do not have enough image. If you take a photograph of a flower, it does not have the same she'd, there is a mix of shadow and light and depth and so much more happening. So it's the same kids over here. But what we're trying to do is just simplify it by just making sure that some of the battles are more water down and some of the petals are opaque. Let's continue with this process. As you're painting, I love adding a second color to the flowers. Apart from the red having a beautiful yellow coming through, it's just going to make the floss looks much more interesting. And that is what I'm doing here. It's okay if you're painting has dried, you can see my bed so it is working out to my favor. But includes your stride. Don't worry, just go ahead and add that little bit of yellow to your flowers. You can immediately see the colors should pride and up and the testis to do to it. Now that you've done this, Let's add a deep problem to the center of the fly and complete the middle. If you notice cherry blossoms, you will see that filament and steam in very prominent, exactly like this. We did almost a V from the center. And that's what I've used. This thing could make this statement instead of having everything just in a center to have these beautiful black lines. Filaments coming through just makes the fly even more interesting. Finally, using brown, Let's complete the branches and the leaves and all of those details for painting. As you can see, I've taken the liberty of things, some buds as well. To give it again, a very interesting effect. And again, if you notice the actual flyer, you will see a similar elements. This is the only painting in the entire set that does not have a bokeh effect. So instead of this, I decided to add some splatters of proud to be a very simple technique where you rate your brush, add a little bit of brown and gently tap it on people. If this is your first time doing it, I would suggest doing it on a separate paper, testing it out before doing it all. Mean painting. Again, we can use white to add some highlights to adding some really fun white highlights through the entire painting. And then zooming out the edges are fine. 9. Painting 6 - Dazzling Daisy: To get us really excited about our projects, I wanted to start with something that is really simple, really fun, and it's something that you can't go wrong with, which is why it's the perfect painting to start with. The first thing is to take in our E5 sheet. So half of an A4, thus the size that I'm using, you can go bigger or smaller based on what you prefer. But I decided to go in for the size because I really find it very convenient. And they're also like when I frame it, it's the perfect size. But that's for me. If you feel like you want to do big off, go ahead. Now that you've done that, tape it down. And let's start with our drawing. As you can see, I'm drawing a really simple flower. If you want to kind of get more into the specifics, She's pause the painting and you would be able to trace or look at the exact details. But obey trying to do is sort of a DZ. Look with a half Florida as well. So you've got a really nice stem. Perfect for our painting today. I focus this to one side of the painting so that it works really well. For our final look. Once you've drawn your flower, Let's go ahead and add some clear water to soak up people. I'm using clear water and as you can see, I'm using a flat brush so that I can spread the water evenly through my painting. Bigger the size of the flat brush, the easier it gets at the step. Smaller than size, you are going to struggle a bit more. So try to get a big flat brush for this process. Now, as you can see, I go all the way from left to right and then from up to down. And I do this at least five times so that my people really soaks in the water every time adding in more water. But at the same time, if there is excess on one side and make sure to dab it out so that I don't have excess of bottles of water. What we wanna do is have our papers. So King hasn't. Water is seeping through the people but it's not paddling on it. So if you have bubbles of water, then make sure to dab it out before moving into painting our background. For the background, I'm starting with a light pink color. Now I'm making sure that my brush is not too wet with paint and focusing on having more of the paint so I can really bring through the color. If I add more water into the paint, it's just going to become too translucent. So we're trying not to get too much. And focusing on bringing more of the paint pigment. Here, as you can see, I'm playing around with two different colors, but I'm keeping in mind to not paint in the areas where I have my floor because that is going to be a different color. So I'm just painting round the floor. While this is still wet. Let's go ahead and add some pink deeper colors to the edge of the people as well. And you can see how I didn't add it just straight lines. I try to add it more. Keep adding color until you're happy with the result, and then allow your painting to dry before going in and adding another layer of background. In this one, we are now going to use clear water with directly applying our paint. And I'm focusing on the deeper color, which was the purple. And I'm trying to bring that color through our painting. Now, as you can notice, it's just completely flat. You can see the edges. So right now I'm using clear water and blending it so that I don't get those outlines or water lines. So just making sure that I use clear water to blend out. It is so important to use clear water to blend out any of those lines, as you can see. Because otherwise they're going to look really bad in your final painting and it's going to ruin your work. So just make sure that you use clear water and then just paint over those lines to make sure that they blend. Once you've deepen the color TO satisfaction of the painting, to dry. As you can see, it does dry. Lighter, but that's okay. I'm happy with the result. Trigonal. If you feel like you needed even more darker, go ahead and apply another layer of colors to the painting. Don't try to overdo it with adding 45 years, just two to three if needed. Now, let's go ahead and add our poker effect dots. I'm using white acrylic paint and adding some more water to it to create a translucent effect. I always like to start with. And then move into much smaller. I think the end result of smaller circles, it looks a lot more better because it shows that the light is reflecting. Looks really nice compared to having big, prominent circles. Let's add a little bit of yellow to add more. We're gonna do the same thing with basically showing the background. Here you can take it the option, take an option to not just be round or paint within. You can paint right next to the existing circles. Now that we've completed this, Let's move on to our flower. So I'm going to start painting our flower with the beautiful red, pink. What I tried to do is paint alternative petals that we do not all mixed together and become one mushy color. So paint alternate petals and love them to dry and then move on to the in-between petals, that missing petals. So that way you can really see the progression. And another thing that I'm doing, as you can see, is I'm using a deeper color towards the tip of the petal and using clear water to blend out so that you get this gradual color. As layers of the previous petal dry, you can go ahead and complete the remaining petals. Any petal that it's behind. I like to make sure that it is darker in color just to show that the shadow of the top petals is seen, so it is always darker in color. Let's add the green for the stem and complete. Finally, let's add the center of the flower. Once the painting is dry, you can go ahead and add deeper colors of maroon for the petals if you feel like it needs to be highlighted even more. So failing the color was looking a little bit more dull or dim. So it decides to go in with another layer. Since the previously heard all D drive. I think the problem for me specifically is that this best-fit pink that I had does tend to dry out much more dialogue. So it depends on the brand. I've noticed with certain brands, the colors still, still vibrant and pride. Whereas with certain brands they tend to dry, much more dull. So it does tend to happen. So just make sure to go over a couple of times if you really want that color to be vibrant. This is our completed painting. To dry before Ramanujan the tape for a stunning crisp edge. 10. Painting 7 - Sunrise + Butterfly: So I know many of you guys have been waiting for this lovely project. So let's dive right in. You guys know the basics of taping down your paper. Now instead of just going directly into the water, I'm going to draw out my butterfly. Just a very simple outline for me to understand where my butterfly is going to be placed, how it's going to look before I continue with my background painting. This is going to be super important because when we go into the background painting, we wanna make sure that we don't paint in the area of the butterfly. So we paint around that area. So first step, draw out your butterfly and you can see how I do this. If you're trying to figure out how to draw it a butterfly, you can follow the step that I'm using. I just do the base of the body and then I go in to the wings. Sorry for as I can I was going to say something else and then I was like, yeah, wings, Butterflies have things. So following that, you can just go ahead and plan it out. Now in this specific painting, I wanted to make sure that my butterfly is main and center, so it is the central sulcus. Thought this entire painting. At this point, I'm not gonna go into all the details of the wings, all the designs. I'm going to directly go into the flowers and just start drawing those out for the flowers. As you can see, I'm just playing around with a very simple flower. And what I'm trying to do is make it look like the branch is falling. So the flyers are from up to down, exactly how you can see it. So they are attached in such a way that they're falling down and the butterfly is hanging in on that branch. One tip or trick that I would love to give you guys is to make sure that the flowers are bigger as VR higher up the people and smaller. This makes it look like falling, you know, instead of having all the Florida same proportion of the same size, if you can just make that small distinction of big to small, you'll see a massive difference. Once that is done using our round brush, Let's dive right in into our background. Following the negative painting technique that we just went through in our practice exercises. I'm painting the background. You will be able to see how I blend through multiple colors. The main focus being the edge of the flowers. And just really keeping in mind that I want them to be crisp. So just taking a little bit time with that and then adding some clear water to just blended a little bit more smooth. Now in this process, you can keep going ahead and adding different colors as you continue painting your background. As you can see, I've added a beautiful green that mixes with our existing blue. And then as I go ahead, I will add a different shade of green. And this is just going to mix so well and just really bring this painting into the light. Continue the process of adding more and more colors. So you can see I've added a yellow. Now notice whenever add a second color. And which again, a technique that we went through in our practice exercise, is to make sure you added a v form our existing colors so that it doesn't muddy up the color, the murder at the yellow to the blue, it mixes into a green. So really tried to add the yellow of V from the blue and then blended. Now that we've done one side, Let's move on to the other side. I'm really making sure to take the time just to get them crisp. Now, obviously the feet or the length of the butterfly are very thin and they are black in color. So I'm not going to really try to keep white space. I'm just going to pin that Asia. And as we continue with our painting, I'll just add a black line. So I'm not really putting in that much effort into that. But for the stems of the flowers, I'm really making sure that I keep a small space. This, again has been explored in my negative painting class. So you can really have a look at that and it'll give you more ideas and explanations about the concept. Painting is still, the background is still wet. Let's add some clear water drops. And as you can see, is added a drop of lifting up. Let's try to do this. The painting to really bring through that bokeh effect. Let's continue adding some. To make sure that the beast is dry before moving on to this step because your acrylic paint might mix. So just make sure to another the painting to dry before proceeding. Along with the white acrylics, let's add a little bit of the blue to the white acrylic mixture and paint out some light blue circles. This goes hand in hand with the background. Now, in case you do not follow the same exact colors that I used for the bank round. Pick a color from the background and mix it in with the acrylic paint for the bokeh effect. So if your background was, let's say orange and yellow. So use a little bit of orange with white and use those for the circles for the bokeh effect. Don't use a blue because obviously there is no blue in the painting, so it's just randomly adding a color. So based on your background, you're picking a color from there. Basically, if you notice bokeh effect is the lighting effect, It's the play of light. So whatever is in the background is what is reflected in those ports in those photographs. And that's what we are capturing. Once I've done the colored leaves, I like to go in with white acrylic sell goods in the darker parts of the background. Now that the beast is dry, let's use an indigo or a darker color to just build up the color along the edges of the painting. This is a very crucial step because when you remove the tape, It will be very noticeable if you don't have depth in the edges of the painting. So I love going over the edges. A loan with an indigo. You can again use clear water and blend out the integrals. You don't have just flat color. But using that clear water, you can just blend it out and see you don't have any of those lines. So while this is still trying and let's move into our flies for the flowers, I'm doing something very simple where I'm just painting the base of the flowers with the slowly deepening the color with more pink and just brightening up. We've just been entered. What I also like to win our n I would suggest for you to do is to paint opposing petals. You're not painting all the petals at once. You paint the paint one petal, leave another petal and then the beam the next. So while these are drying, you can go ahead and add the middle better that we all have them don't get mushed up and they don't just become one. This is something that we discussed also in our previous project, if you remember. So it's the same thought processes, the same reasoning for why we do this for this painting as well. Now diving into a butterfly, forever butterfly. I'm starting off with the base blue-collar, going to be painting this all over. And then in our next step, I'm going to paint the black areas so that this blue can shine through. While this is drying. Let's complete all the details for our Florida, where we're adding the border for the flowers, the depth and shadow for the flowers, and just completing the entire design detail and maybe adding some lines. Anything that you feel like adding for the petals. Maybe you want to add the steam in the center pollution. Maybe you want to add another column. So here's your chance to do all of that while you're painting or the butterfly part of the painting is still trying. Now let's start painting. I mean element of the painting which is butterfly. So first I'm going to start off with the body of the flower. I'm just painting it black. Next, Let's go into trying out the wings of the butterfly. Now here, if you prefer, you can use a black pen. If you feel like that is going to be a lot more easier for you to get the details because it's Amy waste now going to be that way. If you use a black pen or a brush. So if you're comfortable, go ahead and use a black pen. And as you can see, just follow step-by-step how I play around with the design of the wing. So first I did the U-shapes around the edge of the bottom. Then I added connecting lines using a pencil to the body of the butterfly. Now I'm adding some quotes to indicate the spots along the edge of the butterfly. Following that, I'm going to add some of the other details that are part of the bottom of the butterfly. Now let's go ahead and paint. And painting. If this is your first time painting butterflies, don't worry, this is not as difficult as it looks. Did, was draw and draw out U-shapes, or you can say n along the edge of the bottom butterfly wing. Then I added straight lines connecting those new to the body along each partition and added a circle. And I added a V sheep. Just keep watching what I'm doing. I would suggest for you to watch the entire butterfly before trying to paint on your own. Just so you have an overall image of how it's supposed to look before you proceed with your fainting. I am so excited about how far we've come and how far you've gone with the butterfly. And this is going to be so far, we've done the bottom wing. Let's proceed with the top when the top has a very similar structure as the bottom. So it's the same circles, but we have slightly different shapes for the middle of the wing. But it's a very similar concept and it's the same idea of painting around with black paint. We're almost done with our butterfly. We just need to add the antenna and the feet. So as I look at my painting, I can step back and see if there are any areas that need to be darkened. I usually felt that the edge towards the left needed more Poker effects. And so I went ahead and just added some more circles. You can really take liberties with your own painting if you feel it's more comfortable or you feel like that's how it needs to be. As you can see, I've also gone ahead with white acrylic paint and added more details with a black pen, adding more depth by painting or drawing over the edge of the stems. Adding the any other detail that I think needs to be highlighted. After you have allowed your entire painting to dry, go ahead and lived. Surrounding the painting. The painting. 11. Painting 8 - Vibrant Butterfly: Are you guys as excited as me for this one? I share the car and who way to gain this? It was actually the beginning of this class when I came up with the idea and I was trying to figure out what I wanted to teach. This was the first painting I created from the entire list, and it is the last one that I'm going to be teaching you guys from the collection. Because it's so pretty and it's so stunning that I just couldn't help myself. It really inspired me, and I hope it inspires you to. So the first thing, as you can see, I am painting or basically trying out the mean and leaf or the branch that is going to be the background of our painting. The reason I'm doing this is because it's a very important part in our painting. Even though it is the back, it really gives you that faded effect. So it's really important to be in that or draw that out. Once you've got diet, you can plan out where your butterfly is going to be and just draw out that beautiful, vibrant butterfly. I would highly recommend not to skip this part is very important to ensure that you end up with a beautiful painting. So make sure to draw. Before continuing. Once you're happy with the drawing and you feel like it represents exactly what I've done or similar. Let's move on to our painting. As always, I'm going to be using clear water and just painting clear water through the entire people. Now my clear water wasn't really clear. There's a little bit of blue, but that's okay. As I add on layers, I'll make sure that the blue goal that will be on. So please don't use blue order. Do use clear water in my kids. That was just a little bit in the brush which I didn't realize. But that's okay. It's not going to be highly effect are being Ting. And I can confidently say that because the colors I'm using for this painting are purple and yellow. With purple, it is mixture of blue, so I'm actually okay with a little bit of blue being there. It is not going to affect my painting. Now in case my background was going to be your LEA yellow, blue with that yellow mixed together and give you a screen. And so that can look really messy and control when your art work. So just keep that in mind. Now, let's paint our background. As you can see. I'm going ahead and painting the beautiful maroon or round though, by a fly. Once you're happy with the maroon, let's add some bright pink. As you can see. I'm trying to add it slightly away from the maroon so it doesn't blend too much with it. Next, we can use a light pink and I loved being, I would really recommend you guys to buy it. I think it was the best investment I ever made in a color, its shell pink by mission my jello. And then you can add your beautiful bright yellow to the area around the sun. So you can see I drew out that circle specifically for me to know where I want that yellow. And then I'm using clear water to blend out the yellow with our background. Now making sure that the edge of the painting is darker in color is super important as you guys know. It really affects your final painting when you remove water deep. So I love going over the edge with indigo. As you can see, indigo mixed with pink or red gives you purpose. So there's a slight shade of purple that's come into being. While our painting is still wet, I'm just looking at my side and making sure it actually looks like a girl and color hasn't bled through. If you notice color is bleeding through immediately, take some particular dry brush and dab out that excess of color. Additionally, if you feel like there's too much of water bleeding through, you can use acrylic paint as we go forward. But for now, let's just get our background truly deep in color. Try not to over blend, just leave it as at a point where you're happy with it. We can always go over it and dark and ADLs if you need to. Once it is dry, here you can see is dry down. And I'm going ahead and painting the inside of my butterfly with this brown color. Using the same problem, I'm gonna do the branches making sure that it's a much more water down layers. You have this faded effect that is, instead of an opaque, especially at the side of the butterfly. Similarly, let's use the same concept on the other side of the butterfly. Notice the direction and the way I do the flowers or the leaves basically just dropping them down and trooping them and then having multiple leaves coming from the same area or the same clears, bundling them to gather. Additionally with this translucent layer. And let's continue adding some really nice leaves from the top as well. Notice how I'm using a detailer or a thin brush for this, so I can really get those details. If I use a round brush, it is possible that I might end up naturally having these thin stem. So just to make my work a lot more easier, I'm using a detailer brush. Following that, let's use this for the main branch of painting. I've done some of the branches. I'm not that all of them and you're going to find out about it. About why I did that a little bit later. But before that we can proceed to completing our butterfly. And you can see how I just darkened the body. And now I'm gonna go ahead and do the beasts of the butterfly. This is a very similar concept to what we had done in our previous butterfly. It's the same idea. You can see how I did the U-shape edges for the edge of the butterfly and then a thin line, the inside of the butterfly. And my change it to be a little bit more interesting than what we did before. So instead of painting around the circle, I'm just drawing out a circle. Like I'm just printing out a circle, adding dots instead. So you can see I'm changing the entire design of the butterfly. This I think is again, a very interesting design. I want you to give you guys multiple options. You're not just sticking onto that one style. You can also just paint inside and create something starting. Another reason I picked this instead of the previous one that we had done is because here you can see the bees. The theory predominantly. What happens is you can see the slide of the yellow also showing through. So it gives a very translucent effect to the wings of the butterfly, which I thought was interesting. So instead of doing it, I wanted to give that translucency. Now that we've done on the fly. And let's move on to inches. You're going to see me add more and more branches to the edge is along the painting. But now I'm adding an obese with the problem. That translucent layer that we added before, it looks like a feed. It looks like the background, it looks different and it creates a very interesting effect because of the contrast between the two. Additionally, you can also have a branch, as you can see going through the sunlight, which is also very interesting. I paint these out. I have a mean line. And then from 1, I've created a VR. I'm shape with all of the other leaves are connected, forming. Another thing to note is that my branch along the sides, right to left becomes smaller as it goes up. Once this is dry, Let's add our bokeh effect. So using light yellow, basically the yellow that we had used for the sun with white acrylic paint. I am painting yellow spots for my bokeh effect. Remember the half circles we practiced? Go ahead and use those as interesting. Finally, let's use y to highlight the sign as well as add more bokeh spots. This time making sure that the spots are smaller. And look in areas that are, I think in more darker as well. But basically just keep in mind that we want to make the so-called much more smaller with the white. We can also have some of them on top of the existing stems. Again, not too much, but enough. Now let's use white for the body of the butterfly. And let's go ahead and add more white for other details around the painting. Like adding more leaves that are more in the highlight. So the sun is shining through, so they're much more lighter in color. Now, the thing to completely dry. And we have our final frame worthy painting. And I think this is so stunning and it's definitely worth framing. I like all the details and loved the color usage of that indigo that it's mixed with the Bing to give you in some areas as balanced upright yellow for the sine and the translucency of the butterfly. All of it combined together gives us stunning painting. 12. Conclusion: Of all the classes that I have on Skillshare, this is my favorite class. Just because of the topic being saw. Absolutely interesting and intriguing. I cherish each and every one of the projects that I've created within this class. And I can't wait to see your recreations. Feel free to share them with me via Instagram, social media using the tag femme visionary. If you are further interested in any of the other class that I offer, feel free to follow me on Skillshare as well as check out some of my other classes. I would highly recommend my mesmerizing autumn watercolor class because it definitely captures a very similar vibe, focusing on bokeh effect. So hope you enjoyed this class. I can't wait to read your lovely reviews and thank you so much.