You may also like Puño recommends the brave illustrations of Maldito Perro 10 illustrators to discover in 2021 according to Puño Puño recommends the graphic adventures of Núria Tamarit Creating a botanical watercolor is a delicate process of observation that allows us to recreate the colors shadows textures and effects that we only find when contemplating nature in its splendor and beauty. Hence the importance of working directly with the leaf flower or plant that we want to reproduce in watercolor or with very high quality images of it.
In this tutorial Luli Reis lulireis visual artist illustrator and designer specialized in botanical watercolor teaches the basic steps to draw a Adams Rib leaf from scratch with watercolor. Do not miss it For this tutorial you will need the following supplies watercolor paint and paper brushes mixing photo background removing board paper towel and water. 1. Moisten the central part of the leaf Start painting from the central part of the sheet dipping the brush in the water and wetting only the central areas.
Don't worry about trying to get just the demarcation line wet as you can wait for this area to dry before you start coloring other parts of the leaf. Use a thinner paint to get a shade of light green. Watercolor tutorial how to paint a leaf step by step 4 Moisten the central part of the leaf 2. of the leaf where you want to create darker tones use less diluted paint. Also mix the shades of green to give a more natural effect. After this process wait for the paint to dry. Watercolor tutorial how to paint a leaf step by step 6 To create depth in the leaf use a darker shade 3.