Paint a Minimalist Watercolor Floral: Protea
Inside this watercolor course
Let’s dive into the floral world with a new perspective!
Paint a simple yet eye-catching Protea flower without any distractions from the background. Dive into a meditative state while creating bracts one after another and layering all those leaves. You will master two techniques that you will use throughout the course repetitively while creating a beautiful flower.
YOU WILL DISCOVER
With special exercises, you will practice achieving transparency with your watercolor layers.
Create tender bracts (petal-looking elements of Protea) with one simple wash.
Layering watercolor technique
And paint green leaves with shining yellow edges.
Finally, you will create a piece where a single flower is at the center of attention. Your painting will look amazing in a minimalist interior.
By the end of the course, you will conquer two primary watercolor techniques, become a master of transparency and create an eye-catching flower that looks awesome in a minimalist interior.
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Course level: Intermediate
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Easy To Follow Lessons
Every course has a clear structure: from art tools to a color palette to the first layer. Every stroke is demonstrated from 2 angles and every technique is explained. And if you have questions you can always ask us directly.
Strong Theoretical Basis
No guess-work and intuitive painting. Our lessons are based on theory and academic knowledge which give students the ability to paint with confidence. You will not only know the "how" but also "the why".
Watercolor techniques you will explore
The anatomy of protea & proper names of every part of it.
Picking out art tools for a minimalistic floral painting.
How to create tender bracts (petal-looking elements) with just a gradated wash.
Layering technique for leaves and shining yellow edges.
Practical exercises to master gradated washes, transparency, and layering.
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Lessons in this watercolor course
Minimalistic Florals: Protea - 4 mins
Art materials for a protea - 5 mins
Anatomy of a protea flower - 3 mins
Color palette for a protea - 3 mins
Exercise: transparency - 10 mins
Exercise: gradated wash - 8 mins
Exercise: layering - 6 mins
Pencil sketch - 12 mins
First layer: yellow on the leaves - 5 mins
Start painting inner bracts - 8 mins
Continue with inner bracts - 8 mins
Filling in the missing bracts - 8 mins
Start with outer bracts - 17 mins
Flowerhead - 4 mins
Layering technique in action: leaves - 8 mins
Continue layering leaves - 12 mins
Finishing layering leaves - 9 mins
Creating veins on the leaves - 7 mins
Adding textures - 8 mins
Volume of the leaves - 8 mins
The last sparkling touch - 3 mins
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Meet your teacher, Yana
Professional Watercolor Artist
Yana is a professional award-winning watercolor artist with more than 10 years of experience.
She’s tried different techniques and approaches to watercolor.
She hosted weekly workshops in Thailand and organized classes and art events in different countries of Asia and Europe. Her work was group-exhibited in Vietnam and Spain, and original pieces are now in private collections around the world.
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