Going With the Flow: Painting Flowy Florals with Watercolor

——   Created by Lisa Hetrick

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In this class, you will learn how to paint flowy, flowy florals with watercolor. We’ll take a deeper dive into the different kinds of watercolor paint, paper, palettes, and brushes. I’ll cover color mixing and general color theory to help you get started on building your very own watercolor palette. 

I’ll demystify and teach you watercolor techniques that will help you create more flow in your florals. 

We’ll walk through each technique step-by-step with project handouts before we start painting the final project together. 

Watercolor is my favorite medium to work with, and I know it can sometimes feel challenging to work with it. I’m here to help you achieve more joy with watercolor. 

Video content delivered in comprehensive, detailed, technique-based lessons.

13 videos accompany this class. This class is comprehensive and covers a lot of watercolor techniques and tips. Technical information is broken down to bring you more JOY and put to rest any fears you may have about using watercolor. 

Each video lesson breaks down the watercolor painting techniques into smaller chunks giving you the ability to follow along using the practice handouts that are available in the COURSE FILES section download. Then, we'll put it all together to create a flowy floral painting.

In the class you will learn how to:

  1. Choose Your Watercolor Paint
  2. Choose Your Paper 
  3. Create a Home for Your Paint: Palettes and More
  4. Choose Your Brushes
  5. Select Colors for Flowy Florals
  6. Master Color Theory + Mixing Paints
  7. Paint Washy Washy Flowy Watercolor Techniques
  8. Paint Flowy Flowers, Blooms, Daisies + Leaves Part 1
  9. Paint Flowy Flowers, Blooms, Daisies+ Leaves Part 2
  10. Put it all Together and Create a Flowy Floral Painting

Perfect for Beginners and MORE!

This class is perfect for beginners and/or seasoned watercolor artists. It is my intention for you to have FUN and enjoy painting. 

May you find pause from the hustle, pure joy, and inspiration here! 

Don't Forget to Download the Class Handouts and Supply List in the COURSE FILES section:

I've also included the handouts painted in FULL-COLOR for reference.

The course project

What You'll Make:

Together, we will walk through all of the techniques and create the final flowy floral painting together. You will learn so many techniques along the way that can be applied to any project you work on from paintings to papercrafting and more. In the final video, I'm sharing thoughts and ideas on what you can do with your new painting.


Be sure to download the class handouts that are supplied. They can be found in the "COURSE FILES" area of this class. 

  1. Practice Handouts (8 pages)
  2. Supply Handout with Clickable Links (1 full supply page)
  3. Color Mixing Chart Samples (3 full-color mixing charts)
  4. Palette Swatch Charts (2 blank swatch charts)

Upload and Share:

Please consider uploading your work to the class project gallery at any/all stages of the project. I would love to see what you create and I'm here to help you if you have questions along the way.

Please don’t hesitate to reach out. I’m here to help make this project a joyful one!

Thank you so much for joining me in this class. I'm so grateful!

Closed Facebook Group to Support Students:

I have created a secret, private Facebook Group to support you and all of the students who take courses with me live, here on my website. In this group, I will be sharing additional watercolor tutorials, findings, extras and more. This is a safe, private space to share, pause and enjoy the learning. I've created this group as a way for you to share your work as well, tag me with questions, etc. so that I can help you. If you are interested in the Craft Your Joy Artists, Crafters + Enthusiasts Facebook Group, request permission through this LINK. This is totally optional!

You can find me in all the places below. Let’s get started and have some fun!

Website   |   Instagram   |   Facebook   |   YouTube 

12 Lessons

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Choosing Your Watercolor
Choosing Your Watercolor Paper
Creating a Home for Your Paint: Palettes + More
Choosing Your Brushes
Using the Practice Handouts
Selecting Colors for Painting
Color Theory Basics
Part One: Flowers, Blooms, Daisies and Leaves
Part Two: Flowers, Blooms, Daisies and Leaves
Class Project: Painting the Flowy Florals
Thank YOU + Final Thoughts
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2h 53m of video content
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About the instructor

Hi, my name is Lisa Hetrick, the owner of Indigojade Art. I'm so grateful you've stopped by. I paint. I teach. I make things with my hands. I use my creative spirit to bring more JOY and positivity into life. I'm a watercolor artist, surface pattern designer and papercrafter focused on …

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