Let’s Paint a Magnolia in 4 Colors, No Drawing Required!

Hi friends! Are you ready for a quick and easy watercolor lesson?


Watch the video and follow along! Remember to relax and have fun!


  • Watercolors: *Colbalt blue (or ultramarine), Mauve (or magenta-any pinkish violet), Sap green (or Hookers Green, Cinnabar Green), Burnt Sienna (or English red, venitian red, light red, any reddish-brown)
  • Hot pressed watercolor block *Look for 100% cotton for easier control, this aquabee is a great choice and very inexpensive!
  • Brushes: 0 quill (or #10 round), #2 liner, 3/8″ dagger, 1.4″ deerfoot stippler
  • Reference photo

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4 Responses

  1. You listed hot press, but the paper you linked is cold press. What brand did you actually use? This painting if fabulous! Thanks for sharing.


  2. I figured it out, no need to answer my question! Still love the painting!


  3. […] Let’s Paint a Magnolia in 4 Colors, No Drawing Required […]


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