Learn to Paint Detailed Watercolor Illustrations: A Nasturtium Flower | Anne Butera | Skillshare

Learn to Paint Detailed Watercolor Illustrations: A Nasturtium Flower

Anne Butera, watercolor artist, pattern designer

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9 Lessons (49m)
    • 1. Introduction

    • 2. Materials

    • 3. Studying and Sketching the Flower

    • 4. Mixing Paint

    • 5. Painting the First Layers

    • 6. Adding Layers

    • 7. More Layers and Details

    • 8. Final Details

    • 9. On Your Own

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About This Class

In this class I take you step by step through my painting process as I create a detailed watercolor illustration of a nasturtium flower.

I share my favorite tools and supplies, take you to my garden to look for a subject and then I show you how I paint from initial sketch to final details. Along the way I share my tips and suggestions for how to get the best results, how to react to the process and how to deal with mistakes.

By starting with simple compositions of single botanicals, you will be able to build your skills. Eventually you can take what you learn from simpler paintings and apply those skills to more complex pieces.





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Anne Butera

watercolor artist, pattern designer

For a long time I denied my identity as an artist, but in 2010 I decided to reclaim it.

Regaining my creativity didn't quite work out as I had planned. In truth, on my first attempt at leaping for my dreams I fell flat on my face. That experience, though painful, has put me on what I call a Mission of Beauty and Joy.


Today I work as a watercolor artist.

I strive to create something each day and am passionate about encouraging you to embrace your crea...

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