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Painting a basic floral composition- Brush marking technique

teacher avatar Karan Veer Singh

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Lessons in This Class

10 Lessons (22m)
    • 1. Introduction to the class

    • 2. Learning about art supplies

    • 3. Colours

    • 4. Basic watercolour techniques

    • 5. Learning to paint rose

    • 6. Learning leaves

    • 7. Painting composition (part-1)

    • 8. Painting composition (part-2) layering

    • 9. Painting composition (part-3) leaves

    • 10. Bonus components

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About This Class

In this class we will start by

1.learning about all the art materials one by one and then all the watercolours specifically.

2.Then we will learn each and every component of the composition in detail.

3. After learning every component in detail, you will paint a full fledged composition with me under my guidance and suggestions.

4. I will also talk about other components and I have added a bonus video at the end.

5. I have also tried to simplify the structure of the flowers as much possible and I am confident that you will be able to execute it beautifully after dedicated learning and practice.

6. I also want to encourage the students to experiment as much as possible with colours and the flowers.

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1. Introduction to the class: Hey everyone, my name is Karen and I'm and watercolour artists. And today I will be teaching you how to paint flower composition. So we will be learning about different art supplies that I will be using, paper brushes, different colors, specifically for painting this composition, we will be learning basic watercolor techniques as the building blocks of watercolors and components one by one, like draws and its basic strokes. And then we will learn the leaf, its basic show different types of leaves. And at end, you will end this composition with me. And looking forward to see you and musculature Class C around. 2. Learning about art supplies: Hey everyone, welcome back to the video. So in this video, we will be learning about all the watercolor supplies that I will be using in teaching this tutorial. So let's get started with the watercolor paper. I will be using this Kali paper, which is treat only GSM and it is rough texture. You can see, I hope that you can see the texture of this paper. And it has deck decal edges and it has a 100% cotton. So you don't need to use exact same supplies that I'm going to tell our exact same paper. You can just go in any watercolor paper, but I would recommend a 100% cotton watercolor paper. Okay, so next is the watercolor brushes. So I will be using daughter filigree shares. One is silver backward size eight, and it is such a lovely brush. Got a really nice point. And the next is squirrel here, mob brush. You can buy any, or you can use any square root here, mob brush. Again, you don't need to use same exact supplies, exact same suppliers. Next, I will be using my watercolor palette. So it is such a beautiful palette, I really love it. It got to mixing area as one here, one this resort wills and at this side it is Lean. And you will need some water in a water jar, some tissue paper napkins, whatever worlds to absorb the excess water and the excess paint. And yeah, that's it. You just need dismissed supplies to take this class. And again, you don't need to take by exact same supplies. I use, exact same supplies that I will be using. And in next video, we will be learning about the specific colors that I'll be using to painting this composition. So stay tuned and see you in the next video. 3. Colours: Hey everyone, welcome back to the video. So in this video we will be learning about the exact same watercolors that I will be using to pay this composition. So let's start this video by learning about the colors. So the first color that I will be using is a shade of orange. You don't need to use the exact same colors. You can always experiment with more colors. So this is Tai Shen read from never sky appellate DRA, or say White Nights. The next year of colors that I will be using is of warm red, which is rows door, madder lake. And it is from scenario. The next color that I will be using in this tutorial, we'll be rolls madder lake, France in LEA. It is a really lovely pinkish red color. The next I will be using two shares of green force will be permanent Sap Green from Windsor and Newton. And the next year that I will be using is under sea green, which is from Daniel Smith. It is a really nice darkish green color, which are really low, mossy color. So we are using only five colours to paint this composition. And that said, you can always change the friend flood, or different colors. You can always experiment with different oranges, reds, greens, which might, you might like. So, yeah, that's it. See you guys in the next video, we will be starting with the basic components of this composition. And the basic techniques. See you around. 4. Basic watercolour techniques: Hey everyone, welcome back to the video. So in the previous video, we learned about the exact same colors that I will be using to paint this tutorial or this composition. So in this video, I want to start off with the basic watercolor technique that I will be using the less chart. The first technique that we will be learning, R we will be using is wet on dry. So what does it means by wet and dry? You might be familiar with this term. You might've heard it here, their annuity of on Instagram. So it is like painting the wet paint on the dry piece of paper or a dry surface. So this is called wet and dry. So the other technique is theta1, where the same very famous technique that you might have learned here and there, or you might know veteran wet. I will be taking the vet color, obviously the vet color and I will be putting it on the wet piece of paper or surface. So it will kind of bleed if you kind of give so smooth edges. There, as in veteran dry, you get hard edges or you can also smooth n-bit the edges by using a damp, clean water brush. And the next technique is layering. So what does leering means? So it might be clear with the term leering, you might be listening to things upon. And so I have already prepared this kind of sheet. This hair is wet and wet. Here is Veteran try here is layering and I have already painted a place where I can layer it. So you can see in which I have already painted the layered, this part, this layered part is darker than does this part. So I will be layering this one. So as you can see, that layered part is more darker than un-levered part. So this is, and these are all the waterfall techniques that we'll be using in this tutorial. So see you guys in the next video, we will be starting with the basic components of the composition. 5. Learning to paint rose: Hey everyone, welcome back to the video. So in previous video, we just learned about different watercolor techniques that we will be using in painting this tutorial, Some of them are here, which is a wet on wet veteran dry and the leering and what I showed you. So these are the basic watercolor techniques that we will be using null in this video, we will start with the basic components of the composition, which are the flowers and leaves. So let's get started. We're starting with a rose. I will take some rules measured lake color in my palate. And then I will start with the, and now I will start with the center part of the rules. It is nothing very complex. It is not rocket science, it is just painting simplest step. So I will start from the center. So what I am doing, so I am going, I am painting the basic see strokes around the flower, one-by-one. Basic see strokes every year, some art takes, some are ten. Now, I will use a damn brush to spread this color around. And now I will do the exact same SIP again. Yeah, the same set. Again, it is not very difficult. I am going to paint the sea stroke here. Here. I am not afraid of paint to bleed. I'm not afraid of being too bleak. And now I will paint with a damp brush. And that's it. Regards are really nice and lovely flower. And you're gonna also experiment with different colors, increasing this number of strokes, decreasing the number of fruits. It totally depends upon you experimentations. So that's it. See you guys in the next video where we will be learning how to be in sleeves. 6. Learning leaves: Hey artists, people will come back to the video. So in previous video we learned about the basic stroke and how to pain, there's rose. So in this video we will be learning how to paint leaves. What I believed that the flowers and the leaves contributes to the 50-50 percent of AECOM position. So it cannot be like you are just painting pretty flowers and bad leaves. So that will kind of imbalanced the competition. So I just want you to put as much as efforts you are putting into paint, flowers in leaps. So the basic stroke is very simple. This is a basic show. And when we repeat this basic stroke two times, we get a really nice leaf. So I will add a little stem to the bottom and I will just be the same stroke here and here. So there is nothing rapid signs, just one stroke and painting the other stroke. Adding a stem and then I am adding another leaf. That's it with the leaf, you can experiment with different colors, different shapes. Let me show you how. Now I will be using undersea Green, which is a darker shade of green. And I will be in the same leaf. So it will kind of give you a dark effect. You can also reduce or increase the size of sleeves. So here I am painting bigger yeas. Here I am painting smaller leaves. But make sure to give that these sharp edges. And that's infinite the lease. And now in the next video, we will be starting with the composition. 7. Painting composition (part-1): Hey guys, and now we will be starting with the composition. So I will be taking my brush, I will be cleaning it because I might be having another green color which will kind of ruined the red color. Ok, so let's start. I will take some red color in my palate. Concentrated, red color, really concentrated. And now I will not start at the center. I will start at here because I am going to be flowers, which will give me a triangle shape. Let me show you how. So starting off with the rules, I'm painting the sea strokes, which we learned earlier. And now I'm taking a brush with clean water and i will spread that word color. And now I will take some more color. And I will pay into C strokes. Repeating the same step again and again. I am using just one single color, which is rules matter lake Beebe, 19 from San LEA. And I'm done with the one rolls. And now I will go and another rose with Rose Bowl, murder lake color. It is warm red and our build placed my rows here. I will be in the same see strokes. I will really recommend you to paint along with me. Rinsing out the color at SRA and then painting with a clean Bordeaux. So it was exact same steps that I did in this rules. In this one. Just, I changed the color the same sees shrew, same, putting the stroke around the flour and making, spreading it with using a dab brush. And the next video we will be painting the last throes of the composition and then we will be moving with other components. So stay tuned and see you guys in the next video. 8. Painting composition (part-2) layering: Hey guys, welcome back to the video. So in previous video we ended up painting this much and let's do some layering of these flowers. Okay, so I will take the same colored that repainted the exact same color. So basically for this rows, I will take Rosemary lake, I will take, and I will do some layering. The same see stroke just painted randomly. Because we want to add more depth. We don't want our roses to look like that we are painting flat rules is we want to add some depth. And I will be repeating the same, the same color, the same step, two there, another rose. Again, we do not want our painting, our composition are roses to look very flat. We just want movement in painting in vivo aren't, are paintings to feel something. Vi, feels something after watching a paintings. Pardon my sentence. Okay, so let's continue and painted last flower, which we, in which we will be using an orange colour v. I just wanted to maintain harmony in this kind of painting. I am using all the warm shades like oranges and reds and differentiate of oranges and red. I might go with a little smaller rows here or it is like totally up to you optional. Or you can change the color. Now, i will spread the color the same rows, nothing different, exact same. Now I will increase the number of strokes, the size of the Rose. And now I will drop the dark orange color, won't create it to dry. I will just go on board and I will paint the strokes. Ok guys, so we are done with a flower structures. But you know, personally what I feel that it is lagging really behind, really behind. It needed a lot of components via returned with only the 30 to 40%. The rest all will be done by the other components that we will be painting in the further videos. So See you guys. 9. Painting composition (part-3) leaves: Hey guys, welcome back to the video. So in the previous video we ended up painting till here. So let's start with painting some leaves. I will take my brush load. Some green colors have green color. Lord, sap green color. And then being cleaves, stroke, one stroke to I, load more color and I will increase the size of Lee's painting. The same nice hail. I think I am starting to load this composition. Now. Start, I will go and I will take a shade of blue. I know it is little bit additional. How will take a share of blue and I will be in this mall petals or you can go with small berries to, it will also work beautifully. I'll go and being sum, the sum of these pretty small petals or berries, you can try berries rise. I loved them. They really support the composition. And I will go with the green colour. And now I will join it. It is additional guys, it is totally optional. 10. Bonus components : Hey guys, welcome back to the video. So in the previous video, we pay into it till here. And I think I wanted to give you some extra bonus, extra components that you can add. You can go and take some undersea green, saturated under sea green. And then you can just increases length of the leaf. And then paying these kind of leaves. Same, add this part, same here. And guys, that's eight. You can also add more components, more things to it. You can go and experiment a lot. You can add more contrast, more interest to the painting by adding the number of components, decreasing the number of components. You can just play around with the composition. You can change the colors. There's so much more to do. I will really love to see if you experiment, just tag me on Instagram or just post your artwork or your project here in the down in the comments section or reviews fiction. And we are done with the composition and I'm really loving it. It is a really basic composition and that's it. Thank you for joining me in this skill share class.