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8 Videos (1h 24m)
    • Introduction

    • Supplies

    • Mixing Colors

    • Warm Up

    • Painting a Peony in a Loose Style

    • Painting a Peony in Ink and Watercolor

    • Botanical Illustration

    • Last Thoughts

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About This Class


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. 

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Love your approach--great class!
very nice work
great work!
Raquel Torres

Freelance Surface Pattern Designer





Irina Trzaskos

Watercolor Artist & Illustrator

Hello Fellow Artists!

Me and Skillshare team are having a Watercolor Spring art contest. 
Skillshare team is generously offering 1 year of premium membership to the winner, also there will be some special prizes from me for other 2 participants.

To participate in contest follow 4 easy steps:

1. Watch all the videos of one of the following classes (or both classes) :

    Watercolor Magnolias: Botanical Illustr...

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