jenna rainey

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I’m an artist, self-taught designer, and multi-faceted creative entrepreneur who is hell-bent on teaching everyone how to find their inner creative voice.

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Beach Scene, Loose-Style

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Lately I’ve been painting and posting these loose, strokey, flowy landscapes and the feedback I’ve gotten from all of you has been incredible.

They are perfect for flow-state painting and as an added bonus, they’re visually appealing.

So now I’m here to teach you how it’s done—from inspiration photos to color palettes and final creation.


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00:00 – Intro
00:47 – Getting started and showing other pieces for inspo…
01:47 – We’re painting Pebble Beach, here’s my approach
04:08 – Full color mixing lesson for this palette.
10:53 – Painting starts with some palm trees.
13:10 – Step back and look at reference photo.
13:54 – Yellow flowers floating around.
14:30 – Grassy details around the flowers.
16:33 – Now for sand and ocean.
18:05 – Adding peaches and pinks…
19:03 – Darker greens in the grass…
19:53 – And some rocks…
20:41 – Fun and important poppy palm tree details!
22:27 – Rounding it out with some added flowers.
23:29 – Final thoughts on the painting.


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Free Color Wheel Guide
Get access to my list of favorite art supplies and business tools here.
My Spotify painting playlist
My Floral Watercolor E-book 


Related videos

The 4 Landscape Principles
The Complete Beginner’s Guide to Watercolor
Understanding Color Theory
Wet-on-Wet Technique
How to Set Up a Watercolor Palette
10 Tips to Improve Your Watercolor

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Head on over to Patreon to get all the fun details.

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