FUN with Viviva Watercolors!
- Have an open mind and be ready to have fun!
In this class, I will walk you through, step-by-step, how to draw and paint a close-up of a beautiful, vibrant flower using Viviva Watercolors.
We will begin by learning how to accurately measure and draw from a photo reference, though you are free to embrace as much or as little of this accuracy as you wish.
Then we will do a bit of practice with the paint before applying it to our drawing. We will use different techniques to achieve a watery, blended background, as well as vibrant, velvety-textured petals, and lastly, the fine stippled flower center.
We will “noodle” it until we are satisfied, knowing we can practice techniques before committing them to our paintings, take the class multiple times, and on occasion, re-work our paintings to feel more satisfying. We will approach this entire experience with a mindset of openness, learning new things, and having a great time. We will finish off with an optional signature and a hearty congratulations!
I hope you're as excited to try this as I was, and still am! Viviva Watercolors blew me away with their ease of use and application, but mostly with their vibrancy. I feel that they'll carry anyone away who chooses to try them. Let's dig in!
Who this course is for:
- Beginning artists interested in learning and exploring with Viviva watercolors.
- 01:37Welcome to FUN with Viviva Watercolors!
Diane Flick majored in art during college and went on to graduate school, receiving her M.A. in Humanities with a creative study emphasis in 2001. She has been making art her whole life and teaching art to children and adults since 2005. She loves to share this joy with folks who are interested in the same.
In her spare time, she enjoys being with her family and friends, playing her ukulele, dancing, and wearing wigs while talking about herself in the third person. Though truth be told, she hasn’t actually tried that last bit about the third person self-talk yet. She conceived of it upon writing this and is now anxious to give it a go.