WATERCOLOUR TECHNIQUES & TIPS
BOTANICAL START - Using different techniques to produce botanical watercolours.
If you are new to watercolours, this short free tutorial is for you!
I will demonstrate the different techniques that can be used to paint botanical watercolours including: Wet-on-Dry, Wet-on-Wet, Damp Brush, Dry Brush and Lifting Out.
Practice what you see here, then look out for the in-depth BOTANICAL START tutorials which show you the application of these techniques for a range of botanical subjects.
Julia Trickey is an award winning UK botanical artist and experienced tutor, whose glowing watercolours depict the beauty and detail of nature.
She has been painting botanical watercolours for over twenty years, has exhibited all around the world and has received numerous awards for her botanical watercolours including four RHS gold medals. Her British Flora illustrations have been seen on Royal Mail Post & Go stamps.
Julia is an experienced tutor, teaching regular classes in the beautiful historic English city of Bath as well as leading workshops for botanical art groups a far afield as Moscow, New York and Transylvania. She has written practical articles for national magazines as well as self-published various botanical art resources (available through her Etsy shop).
The tutorials here are based on botanical watercolour theories and ideas developed over many years, for these classes and groups.