BOTANICAL ART TUTORIAL LIBRARY
Welcome to my New Online Botanical Art Tutorials.
Here you will find a selection of tutorials I have put together to help you to improve some of the
watercolour techniques used in Botanical and Natural History art.
FREE TUTORIAL LIBRARY
These free tutorials have been designed for you as a basic introduction to some of the techniques that are
important to botanical and natural history watercolour art.
A simple way to stretch watercolour paper
Here I show you my simple way to stretch watercolour paper. I do this process prior to every painting I do.
'Gumleaf in Detail' (Continued from Tea Wash)
Here is the second part of my tutorial on Australian gum leaves. Here I show you how to get the detail into your leaf.
How to apply a 'Tea Wash'
This is a brief look at a watercolour technique called a 'Tea Wash'. Here I am preparing to paint three Australian Eucalyptus leaves. This technique marks the beginning of most watercolour botanical art pieces.
Here I am demonstrating my technique for dry brushing on an Australian Eucalypt - Silver Princess. I show you the way I capture the white chalky appearance of the bark.