Drawing a chrysanthemum with watercolor

Hi friends!  These days I really felt like drawing some flowers with watercolours, so I went around internet looking for references and in this website pxhere.com (where you can find copyright free pictures), I found this beautiful chrysanthemum that instantly got me.

I share with you part of the process creating the flower. It took me approximately 12 hours of work.

Materials 

-Paper: Canson Moulin du Roy, 100% cotton, grain satin,  Hot pressed (Amazon)

-Brushes: Escoda 2, 0.2 (Barna Art) ; Winsor & Newton Cotman 0; Windsor & Newton 3 y 5 (Amazon)

-Watercolors: Sonnet Studio (Amazon) (they are Russian and I love the intense colors that they offer!)

*Porcelain plate (watercolour spreads much better in porcelain, however in plastic plates it tends to group)

Boceto de la flor ya sujeto al tablero. ¡Listos para empezar a dar color! // Flower Sketch attached to the board. We are ready to start coloring!
Primeras capas de color / First layers of color
Vamos añadiendo capas y más capas para ir ganando profundidad y volumen // We add more layers to get volumen and depth
Intentamos seguir nuestra imagen de referencia en todo momento según vamos añadiendo más capas // We try to follow all the time our reference picture to get better results
Crisantemo ya terminado // Finished Chrysanthemum

Published by Beatriz Pascual

Surface pattern designer & Illustrator. Creative, dreamer and in continuous learning. Degree in Advertising & PR (UCM)

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