How To Paint A Peony Flower Bud In Watercolor

We’ll simplify a complex subject using easy techniques and an easy method. This lesson features the wet-into-wet and dry-in-wet techniques and we’ll do a lot of negative painting. Follow along to learn how to paint a peony flower bud in this easy watercolor painting lesson.

TRY A PREMIUM MEMBERSHIP FREE FOR 7 DAYS!

After that, just $12.99/mo

ACCESS TO ALL LESSONS!

This lesson can be watched with at least a PREMIUM MEMBERSHIP.

Already  a Basic Member?  Upgrade to PREMIUM from your Account Page.

Already a Premium Member?  Click here to login  

Not a Premium Member yet? Join below.

Paint A Peony Flower Bud

This is the first lesson in a series where you’ll learn how to paint peony flowers. In this lesson we paint an early peony bud, stem and the attached leaves.

The watercolor paint lesson uses easy, basic techniques and an easy to follow process.

What you’ll need

  • Brushes – Medium Round, Small Round, 1 1/2″  and 1/4″ flats and and a Rigger
  • A palette with your colors – Cobalt Blue, Ultramarine Blue, Lemon Yellow, Raw Sienna and Permanent Alizarin Crimson.
  • Watercolor paper – preferably Arches 140lb Cold Press cut to about 7″h x 11″ – slightly smaller is OK

Get ready, turn on the video and let’s jump in!

Related Lessons