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Painting leaves demonstration or tutorial

How to Paint Leaves

Leaves can make or break your botanical paintings.

When you’ve gone to all that trouble with getting your flower to look beautiful, you don’t want to let it down with lame looking leaves.

Look closely at the color and learn to embrace painting with the color green ...

Watercolor Tutorial about choosing a color palette and the Dressel Color Wheel

Selecting your Palette and the Dressle Color Wheel

Selecting a palette of colors often means limiting the choices, making studies and experimenting along the way. One of the keys to being successful as a beginner watercolor artist is to choose a workable set of colors.

Delve into what your palette can be and then start experimenting. Success is a guarantee — because your success is about experimenting and having fun ...