Recently, I’ve been getting into watercolor painting! I was given a palette as a birthday gift in high school, along with some brushes. While I played around with it occasionally in college, I didn’t have as much time as I hoped to work on new paintings.
This past weekend, one of my friends and I decided to dust off our paints, watch some YouTube tutorials, and try to pick up new watercolor techniques.
The video we watched ended up being WAY too advanced for us… our “roses” look nothing like the instructor’s, but we still had fun trying to paint something that looked like a rose! At some point we gave up on following the video and just went off on our own, adding bits of purple and orange here and there.
I took some progress photos while we were painting, and thought I’d share!
- Loew Cornell 36 Color Watercolor Palette
- Robert Simmons No. 5 Brush
- Strathmore Cold Press Watercolor Paper – 140 lb