Watercolor Poinsettia: Painting beautiful Poinsettia flowers in 3 styles

Irina Trzaskos, Watercolor Artist & Illustrator

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7 Lessons (59m)
    • 1. Introduction

      0:59
    • 2. Supplies

      1:45
    • 3. Mixing Colors

      7:28
    • 4. Poinsettia in Ink and Watercolor

      15:22
    • 5. Poinsettia in Painterly Style

      9:20
    • 6. Realistic Poinsettia

      23:58
    • 7. Last Thoughts

      0:26

Project Description

DESIGN BRIEF:

Paint a poinsettia 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.

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).
  • Flat synthetic brush
  • Large watercolor brush
  • Small size brush (I used Da Vinci Kolinsky Sable #2 and American Painter 4050 Script Liner)
  • Fine Liner (Sharpie Fine Liner)
  • Paper towels
  • Paint palette
  • Water
  • (optional) White ink, white gel pen or white gouache paint.

Thank you for watching my class,

I can't wait to see your beautiful projects!

x Irina.

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