Wonderful Watercolor: Learn to Paint a Peony Wreath

Nic Squirrell, Artist and illustrator

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7 Videos (24m)
    • Introduction

      0:31
    • Materials

      1:26
    • Wet in Wet, let the flowers paint themselves

      5:54
    • Second layer, adding more texture

      4:58
    • Adding details wet on dry to form the flowers.

      6:55
    • Adding details to the leaves

      3:29
    • Final thoughts

      0:54
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About This Class

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In this class we will be using watercolour paint to create a beautiful peony wreath.  We will be using a wet in wet technique to encourage the flowers to start painting themselves, then go on to use the paint wet on dry to add detail and bring out the flower forms.  It's a really fun and easy way of painting which I'm sure you'll love.

This class is suitable for all abilities from a complete beginner to a seasoned artist wanting to try something a little different.

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I really really enjoyed this class so much. I loved watching your technique. I did try it briefly and my paper, despite being on a block, buckled so badly I had to stop and I will try again another time. I cannot wait to do it. I love how yours turned out. Thank you so much and I will try again and I will tape my paper to a board carefully and not add so much water next time. Kandi
I learned a lot about wet in wet watercolor in this class, thank you.
super cute, love it!

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Nic Squirrell

Artist and illustrator

Nic is an artist and illustrator living in Kent, England.

She studied Creative Visual Art & 3D Design at the University of Greenwich and loved every minute of it.

Her illustrations are on many products from prints to suitcases and everything in between.

She loves drawing on her iPad as well as using traditional media, particularly watercolour.

If anything stays still long enough, Nic will draw on it.

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