September 30, 2011 by billiescraftroom
Recently I’ve gotten back into watercolour painting. I watched a clip of Bente Starke King’s Botanical Art Techniques on The Painting and Drawing Channel, or in my case on my computer as I’ve not got Sky. The clip was amazing, and I decided to grab one of the many fallen leaves in the garden and give her techniques a try. Here are the results;
Watercolour sketch of a leaf
Here’s the leaf I was drawing and painting from;
The model :)
My first botanical leaf!
There’s a whole range of great art tutorial DVDs available from The SAA
and you can see excerpts from some of them on The Painting and Drawing channel
and on your computer too. Check them out, there are some brilliant artists on there, it’s a great way to learn new techniques and discover new artists.
What have you been painting lately?