The sunflower is the National flower of Ukraine. The video tutorial is based on an online interactive workshop that I presented in March 2022. All fees of $800 CAN were donated to Red Cross Canada and to International Community of the Red Cross.
Video tutorial for all levels of watercolour skill.
In this tutorial you will lean how to create a beautiful sunflower with a bright blue background.
The tutorial containing seven edited videos describing the painting process including a pencil sketch study of the sunflower shape and a practical exercise to understand the basics of an infusion wash technique.
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Materials that I am going to use during the workshop:
This list is only for your information, there is no need to get exactly what I am using:
Drawing paper, any type, couple sheets;
Watercolour paper, :
- Paul Rubens watercolour paper, 50% cotton, cold press, 300 gm2
- Or Arches watercolour paper, cotton, cold press or rough, 300 gm2
- Flat synthetic brush 3/4 (Escoda)
- Detail brush (Princeton, Artist’s Loft, Escoda)
Watercolour board (the board which you will tape your watercolour paper to);
Watercolour palette with a large surface for mixing pigments. Alternatively, you can use a white ceramic plate.
A Pencil 2B and Eraser (kneadable);
Two large jars for water;
Sea sponge (optional);
The list of watercolour paint for "Sunflower"
Light Yellow (Lemon Yellow, Daniel Smith)
Dark Yellow (Gamboge Yellow, Daniel Smith)
Orange (Orange transparante, Schminske)
Red (Pyrrol Scarlet, Daniel Smith)
Rust (Burn Sienna, Daniel Smith)
Brown (Burnt Umber, Daniel Smith)
Light Green (Green Gold, Daniel Smith)
Dark Green (Perylene Green, Daniel Smith or Yellow Dusk, Van Gogh)
Sky Blue (Cerulean Blue, Van Gogh)
Bright Blue (French Ultramarine, Daniel Smith)
Black Blue (Indigo, Grumbacher)
Dark Grey (Neutral Tint, Daniel Smith)
White Gouache (optional)