Sketch and Paint Watercolor Flowers

jenna rainey

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Sketch and Paint Watercolor Flowers

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Painting watercolor flowers can be challenging—especially for beginners.

Let’s take it a step back and start with the sketch to help you visualize the basic shapes. This is a simple tutorial for beginners and we will look at four different shapes: spherical, star, trumpet, and bowl shape flower sketches.

This video is a segment from my Complete Floral Watercolor Guide for Beginners. For the full video and all the chapters, check out this playlist.


How to Sketch Basic Flowers

00:00 – Intro
00:44 – Getting started
02:20 – Spherical shape flower sketch.
06:56 – Star shape flower sketch.
10:54 – Trumpet or Bell shape flower sketch.
13:28 – Cone or Bowl shape flower sketch.
15:52 – Don’t miss out!!


How to Paint Simple Flowers

00:00 – Intro
00:37 – Getting started.
01:50 – Painting the “Fluffy Stuff” petals.
08:50 – Painting teardrop shape petals.
15:50 – The almond shape petals.
18:38 – The long teardrop shape petals.
24:57 – Don’t miss out!!!


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My Spotify painting playlist
My Floral Watercolor E-book 


Related videos

The Complete Beginner’s Guide to Watercolor
5 Principles of Watercolor Flowers
How to Set Up a Watercolor Palette
Watercolor Techniques: Wet-on-Wet
10 Tips to Improve Your Watercolor

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