Watercolor Flowers for Mother's Day

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Intro: Watercolor Flowers for Mother's Day

This is a gift for your awesome mom on Mother's Day. I love watercolor painting, so I did this. Try and make this the day before to give it time to dry.

Step 1: Materials

-Watercolor Paints
-Paper
-Pencil And/Or Pen
-Water
-Paintbrush
-Reference Photo

Step 2: Sketch

Draw the stems as long, curved lines. Make them meet at the middle and tie with a bow. I suggest using a reference photo and painting your mom's favorite flower, because it will make your gift that much more touching.

Step 3: Painting

I suggest using the overlapping effect, because I know I always think it looks almost magical. Color in the flower, stem and bow, then add highlights in colors that compliment the main color.

Step 4: Let Dry

You can test the dryness by pressing a tooth-pick or your finger to the paint and making sure the tooth-pick comes away dry.

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    GriffyTheDog

    4 years ago

    Happy Mothers' Day everybody! :D