Painting flowers with watercolour backgrounds : ideas for greetings cards.



Description:
Wendy paints flowers with watercolour backgrounds and suggests ideas for greetings card using the images. The flower is blackthorn blossom.
Watercolour backgrounds are demonstrated and colour mixes described.The flowers are painted using opaque white.

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🔗 Links to related videos

Watercolour tutorial, spring blossom blackthorn

Painting florals, blackthorn.

IMAGES….royalty free
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🔗Links to some recommended art materials and related on Amazon

BOOKS
Perspective by Ray Campbell Smith
Step by Step Leisure Arts
https://amzn.to/3HWn4KY

BRUSHES
Winsor and Newton Sceptre gold round brushes….all sizes available
https://amzn.to/39IM4Vd
Jackson’s : Studio Synthetic Watercolour Brush : Rigger : Size 3
https://amzn.to/3qeIZCM
Rigger brush Cotman series 333….all sizes available
https://amzn.to/3slzqUi
Pro Arte Sablene brush set
https://amzn.to/3bgWgVN
Jackson’s watercolour brush quill
https://amzn.to/3u39Ju0

PAPER
Bockingford watercolour paper 140lb not/cold press pad….sold also loose etc
https://amzn.to/3nABEvy
Saunders Waterford watercolour paper 140lb not/cold press loose….sold also as pads etc
https://amzn.to/3nDSRUL
Bockingford block 9 x 12 inches
https://amzn.to/3U9JE6X

PAINTS
I recommend Winsor and Newton Cotman watercolours. A few mentioned specifically in videos are listed below. The 21ml size is very cost effective for colours you use a lot of the time.

Sap green Cotman watercolour
https://amzn.to/41FR3Qk
Cotman indigo watercolour
https://amzn.to/3IJ9Dj8
Hookers green dark Cotman watercolour
https://amzn.to/3OBCJCq
Dioxazine violet Cotman watercolour
https://amzn.to/3B9Qhjh
Mauve Cotman watercolour
https://amzn.to/3OBD1t0
Dioxazine violet Cotman watercolour
https://amzn.to/3qVdb6D
Permanent rose Cotman watercolour
https://amzn.to/3aON0J3
Cotman watercolour Intense Pthalo blue
https://amzn.to/3pcJbBG

OPAQUE WATER BASED PAINTS AND INKS

White gouache Winsor and Newton
https://amzn.to/31fNOAz
Pebeo Drawing gum/masking fluid for watercolour
https://amzn.to/3AJoZjg
Dr. Ph. Martin’s Pen White
https://amzn.to/3vJUR3I
Winsor and Newton designer gouache paint set
https://amzn.to/3gEHRJw

GREETINGS CARDS BLANKS

Craft UK Non Aperture blank greetings cards
https://amzn.to/3ALjl02
Aperture cards Papermania small
https://amzn.to/3q0AsGy
Aperture cards Stitchtastic
https://amzn.to/3BHN5bZ
Aperture cards Dovecraft 6×6 inches
https://amzn.to/3nulcjK

MISCELLANEOUS
Watercolour empty pallet
https://amzn.to/3nImu9Q
Mask away….masking fluid remover block
https://amzn.to/3oKj8SI
Derwent art eraser…soft rubber good for watercolour paper
https://amzn.to/2Ludx4H
Dr Ph Martin’s Pen-White
https://amzn.to/3BvoPMX

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Music: Music by Tim Powell-Jones
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