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with Mia Whittemore
Online Class

Floral Illustration With Watercolor & Gouache

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Class Overview

Bring beautiful blooms into your home, one brushstroke at a time! Join artist and illustrator Mia Whittemore and create a watercolor and gouache floral painting. Learn how to build an inspiration board as well as basic techniques like washes, fine-line work, color mixing, layering and more. Plus, get Mia's tips for gathering inspiration for your own compositions.


  • beginner
  • 6 episodes
  • 1h23m

Included in this Class

1. Gathering Ideas & Sketching

1. Gathering Ideas & Sketching

Begin by learning how to create an inspiration board for your botanical subject. Then start sketching, refining and balancing your composition.

2. Preparing Paper & Transferring the Sketch

2. Preparing Paper & Transferring the Sketch

Mia reveals her favorite painting surface for watercolor and gouache illustrations. Afterwards, she shows you how to prep the paper and transfer your final sketch.

3. Brushes, Paints & Palettes

3. Brushes, Paints & Palettes

Explore paint color options for watercolor and gouache along with different types of brushes and palettes. Mia shows you how to fill and use them like a pro!

Recommended with this class

  • Sketching paper, watercolor paper and hardboard panel
  • Watercolor paints, brushes and palette
  • Goache
  • 2B pencil and eraser
  • Painter's tape