Watercolor Hydrangea: Take Your Blending Skills to the Next Level

Katya Rozz, Watercolor Artist & Pattern Designer

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15 Lessons (1h 32m)
    • 1. Intro

      2:11
    • 2. Tools

      3:31
    • 3. Fantasy Flower Exercise. Part 1: Smooth Blending

      9:56
    • 4. Fantasy Flower Exercise. Part 2: Textures

      4:01
    • 5. Fantasy Flower Exercise. Part 3: Veins

      3:21
    • 6. Class Project

      1:05
    • 7. Pencil Drawing & Tracing

      9:17
    • 8. Watercolor Painting 1: Detailed Painting of the First Accent Petal

      9:44
    • 9. Watercolor Painting 2: Detailed Painting of Other Accent Petals

      10:14
    • 10. Watercolor Painting 3: Detailed Painting of Other Accent Petals 2

      5:47
    • 11. Watercolor Painting 4: Painting of Top Accent Petals

      12:46
    • 12. Watercolor Painting 5: Painting of Bottom Accent Petals

      7:52
    • 13. Watercolor Painting 6: Painting All Remaining Petals

      8:38
    • 14. Watercolor Painting 7: Painting of Central Parts

      2:42
    • 15. Final Thoughts

      1:21
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About This Class

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Master watercolor blending techniques by painting a spectacular purple hydrangea in a 1-hour class created by Katya Rozz, exclusively on Skillshare. In this class you will learn and practice useful techniques such as smooth blending and natural rough petal textures, which will take your botanical paintings to the next level.

This class includes the following steps:

  • Warm-up practice with smooth blending, watercolor textures and painting veins
  • Dealing with mistakes
  • Creating a detailed drawing of hydrangea flowering plant step-by-step
  • Analyzing color choices for different parts of the flower
  • Detailed and precise watercolor painting of accent hydrangea petals using a one-layer watercolor technique
  • Creating overall volume of the plant by loose and atmospheric painting of purples masses of other petals