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Taking our painting practice into a fun new subject concretes and develops our learning and skills

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INTROLove botanical art? Love realistic watercolour painting? Love the beauty and wonder of toadstools? Would you like to learn how to create your own watercolour painting? Perhaps this is just the co ...

This section lists the FULL materials list you will need for the THREE toadstool illustrations youll create in this course, just print the A4 colour reference sheets out (options, either 3 on 1 sheet ...

In this lecture we take a quick look at the nature and characteristics of our subject. Observation is the first step towards creating a sound representation of any subject, so here we familiarise ours ...

Some interesting extra things to know about the history of our subject...!

Some subjects in botanical art come with challenges of their own, sap, bugs, thorns and toxicity to name a few! I know myself, I was set for a general anaesthetic after a fight with a cactus left me n ...

The process of collecting our reference is such a critical part of the painting experience. What we take from the field carries over to the studio and into our work, making this such an important elem ...

This is the Drawing component of this tutorial. Whilst I dont teach drawing specifically, I like to cover this aspect of the work as a point of interest, offering you some simple helpful tips and an i ...

Masking fluid can be all kinds of trouble, but it can also save you a lot of trouble too, when its used correctly. So often its not... alas. In this course I wanted to revisit the use of masking fluid ...

Understanding our 'scope' can be a big key to unlocking your anxiety, so in this lecture were visiting this food for thought to try and bring some more important, freedom and perspective to ...

Understanding our Scope for colour helps us understand our room to move better, calms our nerves and helps us navigate through the challenges of colour as we come into the painting process

Lets look at the topic of SIZE to understand our scope in this area better

In this lecture we continue to consider our Scope to understand the detailing of the spots better

Textures, the delicious magic of any subject. Lets take a closer look at our scope for this area of focus

This lecture takes a quick overview of our first subject, an emerging Fly Agaric toadstool. Getting familiar with our subjects helps you improve your painting on every level, so here we have a little ...

This lecture looks at the process of transferring our image to our watercolour paper or board cleanly, precisely and simply. My approach is straightforward, practical and refined to make this step as ...

In this lecture we look at applying masking fluid to toadstool 1 to preserve the white of our spots

This lecture kicks off the process of painting the cap of this beautiful Fly Agaric toadstool. We create a base or 'road map' from which we will continue to build upon towards the final outc ...

This lecture looks at shifting into glazing techniques using rich red to develop the intensity, tone and form of our toadstool cap into our mid tones. Its a great practice for the technique, protected ...

Shifting again, we change our technique to dry brushing to address our DARKS on the toadstool cap, leaving just our spots to complete in this element.

Working our way through the stalk of Toadstool 1, we break down the process of painting this element from start to completion, ready for the soil detailing to be added next.

Refining our spots is a fiddly but fun business. This lecture walks you through the process, keeping things as simple and effective as possible for a great result

To complete this Fly Agaric Toadstool illustration, we wrap it up with the rendering of the soil detail, a fun little exercise in tone and texture

Familiarising yourself with your subject well is so important. Weve looked at the Fly Agaric subject as a whole, but now its time to look at our specific toadstool subject within this far more closely ...

This lecture looks at the process of transferring our image to our watercolour paper or board cleanly, precisely and simply. My approach is straightforward, practical and refined to make this step as ...

In this lecture we look at applying masking fluid to toadstool 2 to preserve the white of our spots

This lecture offers a little extra food for thought as we approach the cap of this Toadstool illustration... We look a little more closely at the colour selection for this element with some deeper con ...

The cap of Toadstool Two is another spectacular red example of our subject. Our palette shifts to a new balance of reds, exploring a line of colour that is far more orange than we had in Toadstool ONE ...

Shifting into our mid tones, we begin to create form with our tone for this toadstool cap element. This lecture walks you through the mid stage of development working in glazing through to the early s ...

To complete the red element of our Toadstool Cap we shift into dry brushing and develop our darks to completion.

This lecture addresses the rendering of the toadstool stem element. Working in the lightest end of the tonal scale, its a perfect exercise in white subjects, creating textures and delicate tone.

Removing the masking fluid, we revisit the white spots of our toadstool cap to complete this element

The soil is the last stop for us in rendering this toadstool illustration, the strength of the soil balancing out the intensity of the red cap above nicely for a close. This lecture walks you through ...

This lecture takes a quick overview of our focal subject, a proud Fly Agaric toadstool standing tall, exposing the gilled undersides of the cap for a new perspective on the subject. Getting familiar w ...

This lecture looks at the process of transferring our image to our watercolour paper or board cleanly, precisely and simply. My approach is straightforward, practical and refined to make this step as ...

In this lecture we look at applying masking fluid to toadstool 3 to preserve the white of our spots

A small element in this toadstool example is the cap. With just the outer fringes in view, our palette is in based in yellow and orange, another subtle variation on the exploration of this topic. This ...

Looking at the first layer of our toadstool cap underside, we work in wash to create a textural base for this element to build on. We break this element up into manageable sections and steps, our focu ...

Transitioning from wash to glazing, we continue to develop the underside of our toadstool cap into the mid tones. Working in smaller areas and layers, we enrich our painting, creating form, texture an ...

This lecture walks you through the Dry Brushing process of the gilled undersides, the final steps to complete this section. Here we deal with darks, detail and the finishing touches of the toadstool u ...

Refining our white spots is a simple process in this illustration, but an important one to get right. This lecture walks you through the process from the removal of the masking fluid to the final rend ...

Moving on to the stalk of our toadstool, we work in the lightest tones to create a delicate, textured stem for our subject. This lecture takes you through the process from colour to technique, step by ...

Our last stop on this toadstool journey is to render the soil at the base of the stem. Its all about rich colour, working in our dark tones and creating texture to complete this element, and this illu ...

Thank you for joining me here, good luck and happy painting to you all!

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