Easy and Quick Floral Watercolor Cards

jenna rainey

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Easy and Quick Floral Watercolor Cards

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Learn how to paint floral watercolor cards!

In this step-by-step watercolor tutorial, I will show you 2 ways to paint a floral card for any occasion— birthday, sympathy, thank you, missing you, Mother’s day, congratulations, etc.

The extra effort of painting a customized card and putting it in the mail the old fashioned way is such a nice gesture that can make someone’s day!


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00:00​ – Intro
00:55​ – First card: Four Rosey Corner Borders
04:21​ – Common mistakes I see with loose-style Roses…
05:48​ – Just a little card talk… Who are YOU sending your card to??
07:09​ – Common leaf mistakes…
08:26​ – Second card: Wild Flower Bouquet starting with Black Eyed Susan
10:39​ – Now some Lavender
11:51​ – And some pink Cosmos
14:27​ – Adding stems and leaves.
17:15​ – Final touches and thoughts on the wildflower card.
17:55​ – Thank YOU! Who is YOUR card for?? LMK!


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Related videos

Watercolor Wildflowers
10 (More) Easy Watercolor Flowers
How to Set Up a Watercolor Palette
Watercolor Techniques: Wet-on-Wet
Watercolor Techniques: Wet-on-Dry
10 Tips to Improve Your Watercolor

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  1. Gail says:

    My mom & dad will get one of these cards for their anniversary next month. thank you for the step by step!

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