How to Paint a Watercolor Floral Wreath Premium class

Caitlin Sheffer, Watercolor Artist & Designer

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5 Videos (27m)
    • Part 1: Introduction

    • Part 2: Supplies

    • Part 3: Practicing Brush Strokes & Leaves

    • Part 4: Creating the wreath base

    • Part 5: Adding flowers to the wreath


About This Class

This step-by-step tutorial is a guided lesson on how to paint a modern floral wreath with watercolors. It's a great exercise for all skill levels, as it uses basic supplies and techniques. 

When you are done, you will have a beautiful piece of artwork that you can frame, cut/trim and use as stationery, or even digitize for use with graphic design. You will also receive two PDFs with helpful tips and reference images, as well as a bonus art print with inspirational quote.


1. A small bowl, approx. 6" in diameter. 

2. A drawing pencil, 2H or lighter

3. Paint brushes (feel free to use what you have on hand, but this lesson uses 3 Round Brushes, sizes 1, 5, and 10.)

4. Watercolor paints (An inexpensive palette is fine, the one used in the lesson is the Artist's Loft set from Michael's.)

5. Watercolor paper (Cold pressed, 140lb or higher)

6. Cup of water

7. Absorbent paper towel (I prefer the Viva brand)

85 of 86 students recommendSee All

Caitlin shows an easy way to paint watercolor leaves and flowers, I feel more confident now!
I really enjoy Caitlin's teaching style. She has a very practical approach that is easy to follow.
Marcy Coate

Crafter & Digital Designer

Loving the class. Explanation of steps is very thorough and clear. Looking forward to the next class!
Faatimah Abdullah

With Fabds





Caitlin Sheffer

Watercolor Artist & Designer

Hi, I'm Cate, and I'm just a little in love with flowers, watercolors, and Diet Dr. Pepper. I'm a photographer by day, designer by night, and a proud Hallmark Channel Christmas movie enthusiast. This is my happy corner of the internet where I will share with you my latest tutorials. Follow along on Instagram (@bellaloveletters) for glimpses into my process, free downloads, and info about upcoming live workshops!


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