Watercolor a poppy using a stencil

I’m beginning a watercolor flowers series as I prepare for a trip to Europe next month…soooo excited! But I seriously need to work up my watercolor skills. I’m also trying to play with small watercolor sets to figure out which to take with me!

Video

I love the idea of loose watercolor but have little experience in achieving it – but I won’t let that stop me! Practice makes perfect right? In the video, I’ll show you where to place pencil lines for the petals.

Watercolor flowers can be painted for cards – or for art on your wall! This one ended up on a card but would also have made a lovely gift if it were framed. Okay, well, maybe I have a lot of learning to do!

Alternate stencils

The Sun Catcher is still available at Penny Black but there are also lots more stencils out there that would be great for a technique like this:

Supplies

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