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

Project Description

For the class project paint a peony flower in the style which the most appeals to you, or in all three styles. Share your progress and final result in Project Gallery of this class to inspire your classmates.

Inspiration Pinterest board LINK https://www.pinterest.com/izatica/skillshare-class-watercolor-peony-inspiration-boar/

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).
  • Calligraphy paintbrush 
  • Small size brush (I used Da Vinci Kolisky Sable #2 and American Painter 4050 Script Liner)
  • Fine Liner (Sharpie Fine Liner)
  • Paper towels
  • Paint palette
  • Water

Below and attached are the reference pictures I used in this class, source www.pixabay.com

Thank you for watching my class, I can't wait to see your beautiful projects! x Irina.

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