Painting a Peony in Watercolor : in three styles

Irina Trzaskos, Watercolor Artist & Illustrator

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8 Lessons (1h 24m)
    • 1. Introduction

      0:53
    • 2. Supplies

      0:53
    • 3. Mixing Colors

      11:13
    • 4. Warm Up

      12:58
    • 5. Painting a Peony in a Loose Style

      11:26
    • 6. Painting a Peony in Ink and Watercolor

      17:36
    • 7. Botanical Illustration

      28:51
    • 8. Last Thoughts

      0:22

About This Class

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Peonies are a timeless trend, and they will make a beautiful addition to your portfolio, or to your wall art collection.

Also, they are my favorite flowers and creating this class was such a joy for me. I hope you will like it, too.

In this class I will explain step by step how to draw and paint peonies in 3 different styles: 

-in a loose painterly style  

-using fine liner and watercolor

- in traditional realistic looking style. 

Also, we will do an easy warm up to get used to the shapes of the petals and will mix colors for our beautiful illustration.

If you are new to the watercolor medium and would like to understand it better, I have 2 classes on watercolor basics:

Essential Watercolor Techniques for Beginners

The Basics of Color Mixing in Watercolor

The classes are concise and fun.

This class is geared toward all peony and watercolor lovers.