Painting Flowers with Marks: A Daily Painting Challenge

Farah Bidin, Artist, Founder of paintstobrushes

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10 Lessons (32m)
    • 1. Introduction

      2:15
    • 2. Tools & Materials

      1:01
    • 3. Day 1 Craspedia

      3:25
    • 4. Day 2 Goldenrod

      3:37
    • 5. Day 3 Lavender

      4:20
    • 6. Day 4 Lupine

      4:48
    • 7. Day 5 Cornflower

      4:04
    • 8. Day 6 Pampas Grass

      3:15
    • 9. Day 7 Daisy with Masking Fluid

      4:29
    • 10. Final Thoughts

      0:58
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About This Class

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In this class, you'll learn how to paint a new flower everyday using mark making technique. Mark making is a technique that help you get expressive with your brush and create beautiful strokes, textures and patterns. Making marks also helps you to understand your brush better and use it to its full potential when painting. In each day of this Daily Watercolor Challenge, you'll learn 7 flowers and ideal marks needed to paint flowers like Lavenders, Cornflowers, Daisy and more. Through each daily lesson, you will strengthen your brush skills and learn to apply the mark making technique in your own floral paintings.

Daily Watercolor Challenge lessons:-

Day 1: Craspedia

Day 2: Goldenrod

Day 3: Lavender

Day 4: Lupine

Day 5: Cornflowers

Day 6: Pampas Grass

Day 7: Daisy

When painting from pictures, Farah often goes to Pinterest as her source for flower inspirations. Click the link below to go to her board as she will be using the reference photos on it for this class, but feel free to use any inspiration you like.

Flower reference pictures

List of supplies & materials