Have you always wanted to paint watercolor flowers? I am pretty sure 9 out of 10 would say YES! These flowers are really easy to paint! Once you go through a few simple steps and tips, you will be able to improvise on your own, and paint all kinds of flowers in no time!
Materials and tools – honestly I don’t believe you need fancy supplies to have fun making art!
- paper : there are many kinds of watercolor paper, but if you just want to play with no pressure, even this inexpensive paper will work, and it’s acid free!
- brushes: 2 are enough for this painting, I like using those with a nice pointed tip for watercolors, they are great for washes, and for finer details
- watercolor paint : they often come with a lid that can be used to mix colors. A white plastic plate is also great for mixing colors
- a dish to hold water for wetting and rinsing brushes
Start with the bigger flower petals. I like to start with a lighter wash, because it’s easier to go deeper in color later. In watercolor there isn’t really a pink color, it’s diluted red.