Lesly and I travel a lot and change countries as often as every 3 months. So packing/unpacking, searching for a new apartment, settling in etc often kills a desire to create and I can procrastinate for a few days before picking up a brush again. Guilty!
We are currently in Thailand and surrounded by exotic nature. So much greenery around that I couldn’t stop myself from painting palms and leaves and sunsets. That’s why today we are painting this inspiring green palm leaf in watercolor together!
It is such an elegant flower that we could not miss it, besides one of our followers on Instagram mentioned it as an interesting topic to paint. And we listen to our followers
You can paint them on a student quality cellulose paper as well as on professional 100% cotton paper, you don’t need a whole range of colors, a limited palette will work just fine, and you don’t need to be a pro to create juicy and colorful watermelons.
Painting them is a pure pleasure! Botanical art requires a special approach, and some additional knowledge about paper and brushes, all of that we will explore in this article. Here we will paint a beautiful couple of pink roses and I’ll describe every single step I took to achieve this result.
Yana & Lesly
Yana and Lesly are both passionate about art in many different forms. Yana is a professional watercolor artist and Lesly is a skilled graphic designer and a digital artist. Together they are full time travelers and founders of Learn Watercolors Academy.
Where we are now
Da Nang, Vietnam
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