Paint Tulips like a Pro: Botanical Series Part II
By Yana Shvets, Watercolor Artist and Teacher
This course is for you
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! Check out my class about beginner level tulips: https://grinfer.com/course/paint-tulips-in-watercolor-botanical-series If you've watched it, then you already know how to paint basic tulip in watercolor using layering technique. Now it is time for a challenge! 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 in my library. 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! The reference photo and outline of these tulips are attached in this course. Download them :) Have fun!
Course overview - 9
Materials for this advanced course
Color mixing tricks
Background: wet on wet
First layers: Tulips
First layers: remaining tulips
Painting leaves and stems
Working on volumes
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