Speed Sketching in Watercolor

I was playing around with a photo that I thought was challenging but beautifully seasonal…I’m not positive what I think of either of these but thought you might like to see them. I tried this painting several times, and this is closer than the first – but I may still need to paint it a few more times. Can’t let a flower kick my behind, know what I mean?

Watch the video below or click HERE to see it in HD on YouTube.

Some of the paint got well away from me but….yeah. lol.

Speed Sketching in Copic Marker

Just because the watercolor fought me, I also sketched the flowers in Copics– I’m far more comfortable with the medium, though it’s not challenging to me so I love the watercolor process much more.

That white poinsettia was harder than I thought!

I’m still goofing around with the new lights – but I seriously need to get back to work today or I won’t have anything ready to post in January, eeep!!


  • Watercolor sketch:
    • Daniel Smith Watercolors EHBLICK
    • Silver Brush Black Velvet Round #8 EHBLICKAMZ
    • Silver Brush Black Velvet Round #12 EHBLICKAMZ
    • Arches Cold Press Paper: EHBLICK
  • Copic: