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15 Minutes Watercolor Lavender & Bee

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Lessons in This Class

7 Lessons (16m)
    • 1. Introduction

    • 2. Art Supplies

    • 3. Understand Shapes & Color Palette

    • 4. Paint Lavender

    • 5. Paint Bee & Add Dark Tones

    • 6. Bonus Video - Various Illustrations

    • 7. Thank You

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About This Class


Let’s play with blue and violets!

In this class I will teach you step by step how to paint lavenders and bee in loose watercolor. 

This class has explained very basic steps to follow and you can create a beautiful painting out of it. I have also included a bonus video of  various lavender illustrations to create your project.  

 I will be sharing with you

  • How to draw Bee
  • How to paint Lavenders and Bee  
  • How to add background splash 

If you are completely new to watercolors, then I would recommend you to try my other classes specially https://skl.sh/36uHtlQ where I had explained various watercolor techniques in detail.

I would love to see your class projects. Don’t forget to upload it in the project section.

If you share your paintings on Instagram, don't forget to tag me @artbysnehal

At the end of the class, you will able to create beautiful Watercolor painting.

Happy Painting!


Stock Images: pixabay.com  unsplash.com  Music: purple-planet.com 

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Art by Snehal

Watercolor Artist


Hello, from Art by Snehal. 

Snehal is a Designer and watercolor painting lover with a Fine Arts background, originally from India. 

Her interest in the watercolor arts began when she moved with her husband from India to the U.S. in 2014. Soon after she moved here, being surrounded by countryside and urban wilderness, her love for flowers and birds started growing. 

She find her inspiration comes from being in nature. Most of the birds she painted, were visited her patio.

She found that art always came naturally and allowed her to express the way she felt about the natural beauty around her.

You can see all her paintings on her Instagram @artbysnehal. or Visit her blog on https://artsnehal.wordpress.com

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If you're no taste, we still have some empty space where we can paint darker levendos. I'm loading my brush with blue and violet and planning toe paint it a little higher than others. - For now, just leave them as it is and reveal our streams and leaves. Today that will help us decide whether we still have some space to are more levendos or not . First names. I'm mixing yellow and green and applying it like a teen stroke. Let's Airstreams to lighter levendos force. I have made poor to relight green. I'm rotating my people for adding steams. It's more convenient for me to move my hand quickly in a straight position you can keep it straight. If you're comfortable battery, let's Acto the remaining ones. Then we will know to the dark one. This time I'm adding more big men for the darker ones. Follow the same technique and our stems all off them. I'm rotating the paper bag is really to make some off them, doctor. 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Make dividers in between draught of things. Lastly, sketched the league's Let's paint. Be loading my brush with your low for base layer, applying it in alternate sections. Now Lord a brush with orange color Why the your little still We'd just apply the orange at the bottom part. Two statute lighters in between empty spaces I'm using great as a base layer, but if you don't have a great color, then you can use lighter black color or off watery black. Now I'm loading my brush with brown color for head. I think it on left as a second layer on gray patches. Just blend them smoothly. Now I have loaded my brush with brown color, and I will quickly show you how to fix. Instead, Conley at a darker tone, Grab a clean side off paper. Total quickly priests on uplift to show the transparency. Off wings are the color as a border and use a water tow. Blend them smoothly. Now I'm loading my brush with black toe act. Our core values added to the specific areas use the same color on our 10 strokes as leagues , and lastly are very teen stroke as antenna. Just to make it more realistic, load the brush with orange color and touch it on the specific areas like this. Now we will our taco tones to some off hellevang goes for that. I have already created a combination off glue and voil it on adding it like this. Make some green into the same blue and just touch at the bottom off each loving ger just like this. You see green and applied at the bottom part off the leave where it attaches to stay, just worried for the darker one, so it will help them separate from lighter months. There we go. You can either keep it just like this, or are some green splashes in the background will quickly walk you toe in the next radio 6. Bonus Video - Various Illustrations: apply the water, followed by the green color. Gently touch on the specific 80 years, dragged a brush and it will create an effect like this. It will be your some mattress you can play for the green pigment makes some off. The patch is darker than others. Here are a couple of variations I have created for your reference. Thes are done using the same steps we learned in this class. You can use him as a reference to create your own version. Love ender Hope can be used as a kitchen wall painting. This is the second variation. Instead of farting background, you can our splashes off toilet on green, another variation where you can use the people horizontally on our multiple piece here and there. 7. Thank You : I hope you enjoyed this glass. I would love to see your artwork. Don't forget to upload your project in the project section and you can drag me on instagram with art by snail. Thank you. See you in the next class.