Paint Expressive Florals: A 7 Day Watercolor Challenge

Juliet Meeks, Designer and Artist

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11 Lessons (55m)
    • 1. Intro

      1:33
    • 2. Supplies + Inspiration

      4:32
    • 3. Warm Up with Leaves

      4:53
    • 4. Day 1: Poppies

      6:48
    • 5. Day 2: Tall Larkspur

      5:05
    • 6. Day 3: Lilies

      4:46
    • 7. Day 4: Geraniums

      6:10
    • 8. Day 5: Iris

      4:56
    • 9. Day 6: Hydrangeas

      4:29
    • 10. Day 7: Peruvian Lily

      6:40
    • 11. Bonus Video: Scanning + Photoshop

      5:35
16 students are watching this class

Project Description

This class is very project oriented! Your goal is to complete all 7 days of floral paintings, with your own spin and style to your illustrations. Of course 7 days in a row is ideal to keep yourself in the groove, but you are welcome to come back and finish days at different times. When you are finished, upload photos or scans of each of your 7 floral illustrations. If you aren’t comfortable sharing all 7, just pick your favorites!

Plus. see the attached file for an additional 7 day floral prompt to expand your challenge!

Share your illustrations on Instagram with us by using the class hashtag #expressivefloralschallenge and I will be sharing your work on my Instagram stories!

Suggested supplies*

To see all of my current favorite supplies, visit this link!

PAPER: 
Square Watercolor Journal (perfect for sharing on Instagram!)
Fluid Watercolor Paper
Arches Watercolor Paper

BRUSHES:
Silver Brushes
Mop Brush
Round Watercolor Brushes

PAINT:
Winsor & Newton Cotman Watercolor 12 Tube Set
Watercolor Pan Set
Dr. Ph. Martin's Concentrated Watercolor

OTHER:
Plastic Palette
Epson Perfection V39 photo Scanner
Adobe Photoshop

*Some of these links are affiliate links through Amazon's Influencer program which means if you purchase I may get a percentage of the sale. This helps support my art business and I so appreciate it. I genuinely use and recommend all of these supplies!

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