Want to learn how to paint a watercolour rose in loose style? Check out these 6 free video tutorials that show you step-by-step!
Is it just me, or does everyone want to learn how to paint watercolour roses? The loose, playful paint style is really modern right now and can be seen on everything from bedding to notebooks and wedding stationery. I’ve been on a mission to find out how to paint those beautiful roses I’ve been seeing on Instagram lately. There are lots of video tutorials on YouTube but these are a few of my favourites.
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Do you have your supplies ready yet? If you don’t, here are some of my recommendations:
- Watercolour tube paint
- Liquid watercolours (optional, but I love the radiant colours!)
- Watercolour round paint brushes (you can start with a #4 and #6)
- Watercolour paper
- Paint palette
- A paper towel
- A jar of clean water
Alright! Got your supplies and a clean desk to work on? Let’s watch some tutorials!
PAINT WITH ME: Watercolor Roses Tutorial (Easy, Beginner Painting)
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Watercolor rose tutorial – A step by step guide
These watercolour rose tutorials are great but what I’ve found helped me more was an in-depth online class. Something where the instructor shows you even more tips and tricks to get your paintings to look good. I’ve been a subscriber to Skillshare for years now and it’s always my first stop when I’m learning something new. Here are the classes I took that I wholeheartedly recommend:
Watercolor: Loose Florals by Peggy Dean
In this class, Peggy shows you how to paint watercolour roses, poppies, peonies, buds and leaves. I love her teaching style because she goes slow (but not too slow) and explains every brush stroke. I really appreciate that as a beginner. You can view the trailer of her class here.
How to paint a watercolor floral wreath
Another class I took was by Caitlin Sheffer and here we learn how to paint a watercolour floral wreath. She shows you an easy way how to make sure your wreath is balanced and takes you through the whole process from start to finish. Definitely recommend it! You can view her class trailer here.
These are just two of the watercolour painting classes I’ve taken. If you are looking for something specific, feel free to contact me and I’ll do my best to find it.
Do you have any questions? Please leave me a comment below and I’ll get back to you.
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Don’t forget your supplies!