Hi friends! Today I am painting my Amaryllis! It bloomed this week and I wanted to be sure to capture it before it went by. I used gouache, watercolor markers and colored pencils in a 6″x9″ sketchbook but feel free to use what you prefer any size you like!
I will have a real-time tutorial of this painting on February 1st in Critique Club. Join today for $5 per month and not only do you get 2 real-time tutorials from the Sketchbook Sunday series but you also get to submit 2 paintings a month for an in-depth critique from me to help you with whatever you are working on and improve as an artist! Click here to learn more or enroll today. Thank you for your interest! Now on-to the video!
Supplies (Affiliate links used)
- Sketchbook: Fabriano Venice book
- Gouache (Arteza) Phthalo blue or Prussian blue, crimson or carmine, scarlet or vermilion, Mid yellow or cadmium yellow, white. *common names used for colors so you can cross reference with your sets. All colored used can be found in the Arteza 24 set but they also have a 60 color set and metallic set of 12 if interested. **11 of the metallic colors are in the 60 set. ***Currently the set of 24 is a lightning deal on amazon for $14.78! Deal ends at 6pm EST according to Amazon.
- Water Based markers (Arteza real brush pens) I used a deep red/maroon, Bright Red and olive-green
- Colored pencils (optional) Prismacolor
- Colored pencil extenders for getting every last bit of use from your pencils.
- Zen all media brushes
I hope you have some time to create in your sketchbook today! Happy crafting!