Paint Tulips Like a Pro: Botanical Watercolor Series Part II
What you'll learn
- How to create soft background for a botanical scene using wet on wet technique
- How to find your best color combinations from your palette
- How to create realistic tulips all united in one composition
- How to achieve depth by mixing colors and using layering technique
- Please watch a lesson about materials and make sure to use 100% cotton paper
- Prepare all needed set of art tools: paper, brushes (at least 3), watercolor paints, pencil
Welcome to my special Botanical Series: Part II, Intermediate Level.
If you are here it probably means you already have some experience in watercolor or you've already taken my first class about painting tulips for beginners. Now you are ready to build up the knowledge and improve the skills!
If you are not sure you're ready for an intermediate class, I invite you to try my beginner level class about painting tulips, which is Part I of my Botanical Series. You can find it in my collection of courses in my profile.
Take your knowledge from beginner level course and use it as a foundation to learn more advanced techniques in this course - Part II.
INSIDE THE COURSE
We will pay a special attention to art materials. Especially paper! You will need 100% cotton paper for this course.
We will review watercolor paint, select the best for this exact artwork and create color mixes which we will use during the whole course.
We will work on a sketch. There are some tips and a downloadable outline if you don't feel like sketching on your own.
We will work on wet on wet technique and learn how to cerate soft washes for the background.
We will use already known layering technique and build up each tulip step by step.
We will discuss the importance of shadow and light in creating volume.
This is an Intermediate level course and meant for people with basic knowledge of watercolor. If you haven't painted in watercolor before I suggest you start with Botanical Series: part I.
After you feel comfortable with watercolor and know how to paint tulips, you can advance your skills in this course while painting a gentle bouquet of tulips!
Your skills will grow exponentially!
Who this course is for:
- Intermediate level students wanting to learn more or curious beginners up for a challenge
Hey, I'm Ukrainian travelling the world.
I've been passionate about art since my childhood and now can't imagine my day without it. I've been painting all my life and now my life is all about art and travel. Wherever I go I have my watercolor with me. I capture people I've met, places I've visited and emotions I've felt. All those stories are told in watercolor and I'm happy to share them with people.
I was exhibited in Ukraine and Asia, I teach watercolor workshops in cities I travel to (such as Chiang Mai or Da Nang), I produce handmade sketchbooks for artists and write watercolor E-books.
I believe you don't need a school to start painting. Because creating is about expressing your personal feelings not just working on techniques. You learn techniques because you Want to learn them. You keep practicing because you Want to get better. And this is just your passion, desire to improve and create that drives you.
I don't follow a traditional school technique but prefer to listen to my own voice and paint from my own perspective. This allowed me to come up with my own style people start to recognize and which is different from a traditional school approach. And that is why it's interesting.
I'd love to share my experience and techniques with you, please feel free to ask me any questions and share your artworks with me.
And thank you for joining me for this beautiful art journey