How to paint geraniums in watercolor

How to paint a basket of red geraniums using craft acrylic. A simple step-by-step lesson that anyone can do.

How to paint a basket of red geraniums with craft acrylics in one shot at a time. This is a complete painting that you can create on canvas or sign, you can change the flowers if you like.

(it’s a blast from the past, one of my first painting tutorials I recorded, so please have patience with me that can be approximate.)

This post focuses on leaves and flowers, but the video also shows you how to paint a basket and you can visit my post on how to paint a basket with pansies.
I drew some royal geranium leaves as a model.

How to paint geraniums in watercolor

Starting with a 3/4-inch flat brush, double batch with dark green, celery green, and a hint of cedar.
The full list of deliveries is at the end of this post.

How to paint geraniums in watercolor

Start at the edge of the brush chisel at the V-hole in the leaf.

How to paint geraniums in watercolorStart a stroke by pressing on the brush and moving along the outer edge of the leaf, rotating the brush as you do.(Watching the video here will help you a lot, the video is posted at the end of this lesson)

How to paint geraniums in watercolor

You can flip the brush over and go to the other side.

How to paint geraniums in watercolor

No need for perfection, if you don’t like it the first time around go over it again. As you can see below, mine is far from perfect, but it all works. Melt and embrace the small nuances that make it unique.

How to paint geraniums in watercolor

In order for the flowers to draw the stems with diluted paint and brush, ignore the curly tips, I was kidding.

How to paint geraniums in watercolor

Now let’s paint the geranium flowers.
With a peanut brush and some burgundy paint in some dome-shaped buds.

How to paint geraniums in watercolor

Add small flowers, some halves, four out of five petals. Don’t fill all of this, you want to show a small background. Don’t forget the little buds draping down.

How to paint geraniums in watercolor

Apply the lighter red in the center on top, then add white to highlight it.(you can also use orange or yellow for the backlight instead of white)

How to paint geraniums in watercolor

Place dots in some flower centers and add greens to the draped buds.

How to paint geraniums in watercolor

Combine everything to create a basket full of geraniums. Mine is a little hesitant, but you understand.

How to paint geraniums in watercolor

Brushes
Dewberry Woman One Stroke Set
Forest brush
Painting: Plaid FolkArt or American Decoart
Thistle (dark green)
Celery (lighter green)
Lemon (neon green)
Blueberry wine (Burgundy)
Alazarin (red)
Wicker white or titanium white
Burnt shadows
Burnt Sienna
Raw Siena
Tan

Good painting!

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Author Joy Kelley in Categories Bullet Journal, Doodle and drawings, Published tutorials Last updated: 5/4/2021

Finding easy floral inspirations and flower drawing instructions online isn’t easy, but luckily for all of us, Korean illustrator Kate Kyehyun Park, also known as @urbankate_in_ca on Instagram, not only shares step-by-step photos, but also kindly shares how she paints the its beautiful plant. watercolor drawings.

How to paint geraniums in watercolor[Photo by @urbankate_in_ca on Instagram]

So today I have collected some of his most beautiful works to share with you all. And of course, follow her on Instagram to see more of her gorgeous flower designs and images.

Kate was born and raised in South Korea but currently lives in California.

According to her collaboration with Lilipinso for 2019, when Kate received her degree in Graphics, she worked as a graphic designer in South Korea and then in the United States. She draws inspiration from many things from nature, but she prefers to draw plants from her own imagination. Although she studies various artistic techniques, she does not care about perspective or technical errors. What matters to her is just creating an impression that evokes emotions.

Now that we know a little more about Kate, let’s take a look at the various flowers she shared on Instagram for all of us.