For this exercise I combined two of my favorite things; painting portraits and flowers!  

I worked on 300 lb cold press cotton watercolor paper.  I started with a Lyra Water Soluble Pencil, sketched out my image,  then mixed my paints and began painting, starting with the light values first.  

Colors I used for this portrait: 

Payne Grey

Raw Umber 

Cadmium Red

Naples Yellow 

Titanium White


"Just living is not enough... one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower."
Hans Christian Andersen

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