Paint with thinned acrylic paint to create an expressive, almost watercolor-style, floral illustration
In this class, we’ll be using thinned acrylic paint to create an expressive, almost watercolor-styled, floral. With Expressive Florals we aren’t trying to create a photo-realistic flower, instead, it’s about creating florals that are sketchy and fluid…and full of your own personal expression.
You will begin by gathering inspiration and creating a color palette to use as a reference. Then I’ll show you how to use those references to sketch out the flowers and then how to use that sketch as a guide to paint your expressive florals.
For this class, you’ll need acrylic paint, of any kind. I’ll show you how to thin your acrylic with water and also with a flow medium and how each reacts on the paper.
The key to this style is the use of brush strokes. In this class, I do recommend using long bristle brushes, like liner brushes. These brushes offer the best strokes for this style of expressive florals.
“This is a great class Awesome! I can’t recommend it highly enough. Thank you Heidi!“
This course offers outstanding instruction on the sometimes confusing subject of layer masks.
What is Skillshare?
Skillshare is an online learning community. When you join and become a premium member on Skillshare, you get instant access to thousands of classes…Including ALL of Mine!! You have access to all classes as long as you’re a premium member!