Daffodils from 2 Directions! Paint with Me!

Hi friends! I am so ready for spring! How about you? The weather is not cooperating with us here in Maine but at least we can have our preference when we paint!

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This is a beginner friendly project that would also be nice for seasoned painters as a warm up and since I painted on watercolor greeting cards it’s perfect to mail off to a friend in need of some springtime cheer, wouldn’t you say? Watch the video and see how it’s done!

If this tutorial made you interested in painting buckets of beautiful blooms check out my Watercolor Flower Workshop! You will learn the basics of painting many types of flowers in a loose brush stroke style and how to combine them effortlessly into new fresh paintings!

Supplies: *Use what you have, if you need supplies affiliate links have been used at no additional cost to you but your purchase helps keep the free videos coming! Thanks:)

  • Watercolors: Lemon yellow, Gamboge, Sap Green, Phthalo Blue, RoseĀ  *I used this Holbien set but it has nearly tripled in price since I bought it. This Shinhan set is very similar and affordable at $26 for 30 colors.
  • Watercolor Greeting Cards: I get these in bulk because they are so handy for quick sketches and the come with envelopes for 31 cents a piece!
  • Brushes: I used this set by Zen *Be sure to click the $5 off coupon to get the set of 6 for $20
  • Reference book: *I love all of the books in this series, keep your eyes open on amazon for when these used books show up, I waited and paid between $5-$25 for each book in this series. Worth every penny!

I had such a fun and relaxing time painting with you today, There is something so graceful and beautiful about daffodils, not to mention cheerful. I hope you paint them too! Happy crafting!

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