Flower Basics For Watercolor Intermediate Level

Everything You Need To Start Flower Realism

Watercolor and flowers are a classic combination.

Some say watercolor is the absolute best medium for painting florals. So why do so many painters struggle?

In this lesson, you'll learn some basic secrets to successful flower painting, and see them in action in a fun video of a small spring garden.

Many reference photos are included so you can paint your spring flowers with whatever colors or flowers you love best.

Watch how to do wet on wet background, and achieve professional looking results painting everything with just four colors. An unusual, but easy technique for flowery texture on the hyacinths is shown and explained, also.

Follow step by step or create your own garden while you practice these secret basics to flower success.


Your Instructor


Deb Watson
Deb Watson

Hi, I'm Deb Watson - a self taught artist and long time watercolor teacher

My story is simple.

I loved drawing from childhood, but was discouraged from art as a waste of time. So, I became a nurse, worked at a lot of hospitals and raised a family. But I kept painting.

Over time, I became better at the realism I loved, and just kept working toward improving through painting and self-study. I've always enjoyed painting scenes from my life and small town community (which I call my Small Town America series).

My paintings are not usually famous or majestic subjects, often they're just everyday stuff I see around. But I see so much beauty there, and show it to the rest of the world by painting it.

Now, my watercolors have been in exhibits and won awards across the nation. Yet, it's when my art connects me to other people that it's really done what I wanted, and teaching certainly does that!

Happy Painting.



Course Curriculum


  Flower Introduction
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  Video Demonstration Flowers
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  Downloads For Flower Basics
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  Student Flower Paintings
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