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8 Videos (1h 15m)
    • Introduction

    • Supplies

    • Study of Poppy Flower

    • Mixing Colors

    • Poppy in a Loose Painterly Style

    • Poppy in a Realistic Looking Style

    • Pen and Watercolor Poppy

    • Last Thoughts

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About This Class


The poppy painting will make a beautiful addition to your creative portfolio, or to your wall art collection.

These beautiful flowers are always on trend in decor world.

I love poppies 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  
  • in traditional realistic looking style
  • using fine liner and watercolor

Also, we will do a quick study to understand a poppy flower and its details and will mix colors for our beautiful illustration.

In the project section of the class "Your Project" you can find helpful materials for this class. f you are sharing your project on Instagram please tag me @irinatrzaskos and @skillshare, also add the tag #skillshareproject, for the chance to be featured on Skillshare blog. 

This class is geared toward all flowers and watercolor lovers. 

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.

44 of 44 students recommendSee All

Irina, you are a wonderful teacher! I LOVE how you always tell your students the colors you are using and how to blend the colors and what colors to mix to tone down or enhance a color. I would love you to do a whole class on color mixing/theory as you're the best I've seen on Skillshare, and I've watched a LOT! Thank you!
Thank you! great class!
Great class. Clear instructions. I love the colour mixing tips and layering. Thanks Irina





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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