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Topics
Illustration, Art, Painting, Watercolor, Fine Art, Creativity
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Fun & Loose Watercolor Florals, Leaves, & Butterflies

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Illustration, Art, Painting, Watercolor, Fine Art, Creativity
Course Description

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Have you ever wanted to paint gorgeous watercolor flowers, leaves, and butterflies? You'll learn all that in this class, but not just how to paint a certain flower. You'll get the tools and understanding of how to paint any flower you want in a loose style! This class will greatly increase your observation skills and will help you develop your painting style. I'll even show you examples of how to paint floral compositions and a floral wreathe! The class is jam packed with tons of examples and tips, so what are you waiting for?

Grab your brush and let's begin! :)

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schedule

This course is in adaptive mode and is open for enrollment. Learn more about adaptive courses here.

Session 1: Supplies & The Basics (September 24, 2019)
We'll quickly go over supplies and then the basics of painting leaves and flowers.
3 lessons
1. Supplies
2. Leaves
3. Floral Basics
Session 2: Getting Advanced (October 1, 2019)
We'll go over more advanced techniques & ideas for painting flowers. We will also paint some butterflies and talk about composition.
3 lessons
1. More Advanced Techniques
2. Butterflies
3. Planning the Composition
Session 3: Examples & Your Turn! (October 8, 2019)
I'll walk you through 3 examples of finished floral illustrations and then it's your turn! :)
4 lessons
1. Example 1
2. Example 2
3. Wreathe Example
4. Your Turn!
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What You Need to Take This Course

You need basic watercolor supplies:

  • Watercolor Paints
  • Watercolor Paper (140lb or more recommended!)
  • Watercolor Brushes
  • & Other things like pencil and eraser, two water containers for cleaning your brush, and paper towels!

We'll also go over supplies in more detail in the class, but otherwise all you need is a willingness to play! :)

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