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Real Time Watercolor Painting Tutorial: Purple Hydrangeas

——   Created by Michelle Gonzalez

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As I was beginning to explore watercolor florals and tried to paint hydrangeas, I found it very difficult to paint this complex flower. After months of trying different techniques to achieve a more realistic piece, I discovered a process that makes it possible to paint a perfectly shape and realistic looking hydrangea without having to sketch an outline. I hope you enjoy learning from this class because this is probably the most thorough class that I have prepared so far!

The course project

For the class project, feel free to follow exactly how I demonstrated the painting process in this class or you may also experiment with other color combinations as I have shown in the last video.There are many color possibilities for painting hydrangeas and you can do a search on Google or Pinterest for inspiration :)

12 Lessons

1 min
Course introduction
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1 min
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3 mins
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3 mins
Practice strokes
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9 mins
Petals: first layer
5 mins
Petals: glazing
10 mins
Petals: details
6 mins
Leaves: first layer
4 mins
Leaves: veins
12 mins
Leaves: negative painting
8 mins
Petals: glazing part 2
2 mins
Final thoughts

About the instructor

It you!

Hello, I'm Michelle, also known as @brushstrokesbymichelle on Instagram, and I am a watercolor artist and teacher from Manila, Philippines. 

I started pursuing my artistic passion …

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