Some of the most iconic paintings of all time are flower paintings. People have been enjoying and painting flowers of all shapes and sizes for literally thousands of years. Floral paintings not only exude life and nature, they can surely bring dynamic beauty to every room.
From this tutorial painting experts have put together, you can learn oil painting instructions, watercolor instruction as well as painting with acrylics for a real sense of floral composition. Learn from masters on how to create dynamic action within your flower paintings. See how using one or more design concepts while painting flowers can bring life and light to your art. Whether you’re starting out with beginner painting, or you’ve known how to paint with acrylics, watercolors or oils for years, you’ll love this download.
In this floral paintings eBook, Artist Daily helps you take your pieces a step further, adding a dynamic feel and message to your flower paintings. You’ll see four articles by experts broken into medium and style, so there truly is something for everyone.
Oil Painting Flowers Using Dynamic Shapes
Artist James Sulkowski found that flower paintings helped him to embrace an important compositional element: dynamic action. The Baroque period of the 17th century brought about a focus on movement and the discovery of sweeping diagonals as well as the S-shape tool.
Sulkowski found this approach appealing in flower painting.
Applying these ideas, a bouquet of flowers becomes a spherical shape, or an egg shape, or even an S-shape; and although the individual flowers are important, each is subordinate to a larger shape, concept or idea.
How to Paint Flowers in Acrylic
You’ll also learn to create paintings of flowers in acrylic. It’s thanks to a step-by-step demo that teaches not only the nuances of the medium, but also the essential steps that beginners should know about constructing floral pieces.
The Shapes You Should Know for Better Flower Paintings
You’ll notice that in watercolor paintings of flowers in particular, the general shapes of the subjects are more significant than the detail. That’s why it’s so important to understand which shapes go with which species. Here we outlie the shapes you need to know in order to learn how to paint abstract flowers.
Flower Painting Hacks Any Artist Can Try
Color schemes, composition and brushwork: there’s a lot to think about when learning how to paint flowers on canvas. We give you the tips that experienced artists know, but don’t always share, like how to create backgrounds with depth, the best brushes for different kinds of petals, and more.
This is just the beginning…
These are just a few of the informative tips on how to paint a flower that will help artists of all abilities learn to navigate the world of painting flowers. In addition to these floral painting lessons, you’ll receive pages of expert guidance. If you have been searching for resources on how to paint flowers for beginners, or are already a flowers painting artist looking for fresh inspiration, this eBook has something for you.
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