Painting Tropical Flowers in Watercolor

Irina Trzaskos, Watercolor Artist & Illustrator

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9 Lessons (1h 6m)
    • 1. Introduction

      1:04
    • 2. Supplies

      1:26
    • 3. Colors

      4:49
    • 4. Painting a Plumeria

      9:20
    • 5. Painting a Hibiscus

      13:23
    • 6. Painting a Protea Flower

      14:40
    • 7. Painting a Lotus

      15:27
    • 8. Painting an Alpinia Flower

      5:23
    • 9. Last Thoughts

      0:24

Project Description

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Design Brief: For the class project paint tropical foliage using the shapes and colors of your choice. Share your foliage painting in Project Gallery of this class. Optional share a photo of your supplies and your progress pictures in Project Gallery.

Painting foliage is relaxing and fun. I hope you will enjoy this project.

SUPPLIES:

(You can use your favorite supplies, below I mentioned the brands I used)

  • Watercolor Paint (I use "White Nights" watercolor paints by Nevskaya Palitra)
  • Watercolor Paper (I used Canson, cold press 140lb)
  • Sharp pencil HB
  • Eraser
  • Medium size round watercolor brush with a good tip (I used Da Vinci Kolinsky Sable #4).
  • Small size round watercolor brushes #2 and #0 
  • Watercolor brush size #6 or #8
  • Paper towels
  • Paint palette
  • Water
  • White Gouache paint

For the class project paint tropical flowers using colors of your choice.

You are welcome to use my Pinterest Inspiration board as references for your beautiful paintings : LINK 

https://www.pinterest.com/izatica/skillshare-class-painting-tropical-flowers-in-wate/

Reference pictures :

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