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Painting Tropical Flowers in Watercolor

——   Created by Irina Trzaskos

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Welcome to the class!

Tropical flora is a very trendy topic in design world and it will make a great addition to your creative portfolio.

In this class I will explain step by step how to draw and paint 5 different tropical flowers:

This class is geared toward designers, illustrators or nature sketchers who use watercolor or are attracted to watercolor media.

The course project

Design Brief: For the class project paint tropical foliage using the shapes and colors of your choice. Share your foliage painting in Project Gallery of this class. Optional share a photo of your supplies and your progress pictures in Project Gallery.

Painting foliage is relaxing and fun. I hope you will enjoy this project.


(You can use your favorite supplies, below I mentioned the brands I used)

  • Watercolor Paint (I use "White Nights" watercolor paints by Nevskaya Palitra)
  • Watercolor Paper (I used Canson, cold press 140lb)
  • Sharp pencil HB
  • Eraser
  • Medium size round watercolor brush with a good tip (I used Da Vinci Kolinsky Sable #4).
  • Small size round watercolor brushes #2 and #0 
  • Watercolor brush size #6 or #8
  • Paper towels
  • Paint palette
  • Water
  • White Gouache paint

For the class project paint tropical flowers using colors of your choice.

Reference pictures:

9 Lessons

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14 mins
Painting a Hibiscus
15 mins
Painting a Protea
16 mins
Painting a Lotus
6 mins
Painting an Alpinia
1 min
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Irina Trzaskos
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Hi, I am Irina - watercolor artist and illustrator.

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