Watercolor Tutorial | Fall Color Mixing

In this tutorial I’m going to share my paint palette with you, what colors I use and why, and take you through my color mixing process for this painting. And then, paint of course! Come behind the scenes with me as I paint the fall watercolor flowers for my November desktop calendar!

Hope you enjoy:

My favorite watercolor supplies:

If I were starting from scratch, this is the kit I would probably start with: https://amzn.to/2DouKXw

Ivory Black: https://amzn.to/2QrlIfy

Chinese White: https://amzn.to/2Do8ux9

Cadmium Red: https://amzn.to/2SMmYvb

Alizarin Chrimson: https://amzn.to/2SMnJ7v

Burnt Umber: https://amzn.to/2SO1pdB

Raw Sienna: https://amzn.to/2SOXJbq

Yellow Ochre: https://amzn.to/2SO7VRI

Terre Verte (Yellow Shade): https://amzn.to/2Qh9Oo5

Sap Green: https://amzn.to/2qw9x5w

Ultramarine Blue: https://amzn.to/2SOV0ic

Indigo: https://amzn.to/2PDh8xz

Burnt Sienna: https://amzn.to/2PGVQix

Cadmium Yellow: https://amzn.to/2PKNrdK

Permanent Rose: https://amzn.to/2F2R9eN

Strathmore 300 Paper: https://amzn.to/2JZ7jmN

Brushes (I’m not picky, but these are what I am currently using): https://amzn.to/2AdmzNb

As a side note, I have heard GREAT things about Daniel Smith watercolors but have not ventured very far with them yet. Check them out if your curious: https://amzn.to/2quuPAD

2019 wall calendar design featuring 12 watercolor botanicals. #watercolorflowers #watercolortutorial #botanicalcalendar www.BlushedDesign.com


As I mentioned in the video, I have a 2019 Wall Calendar featuring a series of 12 watercolor flowers in this style, as well as a printable Appointment Calendar with the same watercolor flowers on it. And, of course, if you are hoping to use the free desktop calendar featuring this artwork, you can find that file here!

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