Nature in watercolour

Nature in watercolour - student project

What a great class to learn step by step to make a realistic painting. Watercolour is a difficult medium, I tend to overdo it, or forget the contrast. But these layeringtechniques are so helpful.Nature in watercolour - image 1 - student projectThis was my first painting in this class. I'm not so sure about the purple lines around the flower.

In the next one (bamboo) I left this step behind.

Nature in watercolour - image 2 - student project

Nature in watercolour - image 3 - student project

Original photo:

Nature in watercolour - image 4 - student project