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Interested in developing your skills with watercolor pencils? Wondering how to paint realistic flowers that show depth and dimension with this versatile medium?
In this step-by-step tutorial for beginners, I take you through my entire process for developing botanical paintings using watercolor pencils.
I share everything, from how I choose my colors for a smoother painting process, how to activate pigment with water for a painterly effect, and how I do my layering to develop higher levels of realism without overworking my paper and maintaining the glow that's so unique to watercolor.
Along the way, I share tons of must-know tips and tricks that help me arrive at great results, every time.
Before jumping into the Pink Rose tutorial, if you're just getting started with Watercolor Pencils, I would highly recommend checking out this very thorough video where I share tons of must-know information on this medium that'll help you make much faster progress:
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Ready? Let's jump in!
*Download pink rose reference photo from Unsplash.com here.
Recommended watercolor pencil sets:
Faber-Castell Goldfaber Aqua
Derwent Academy Watercolor Pencils
Faber-Castell Albrecht Dürer Studio Watercolour Pencils
Derwent Watercolor Pencils
Caran D'ache Museum Aquarelle Pencil Sets
Watercolor Pencil Pink Rose Steps
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