Painting a Floral Composition

The two floral compositions that we study below provide a perfect illustration of Marie Boudon’s mastery and very personal style. Marie’s watercolors, which are always pleasantly fresh and possessed of a lovely tonal harmony, are also excellent exercises for understanding color mixtures. This artist’s graphic elegance and very didactic work, which she shares enthusiastically, will allow you, with a little bit of practice and no discouragement, to create artworks with beautiful effects. This watercolor artist, who does not go in for hyperrealism at all, invites us to explore the world of flowers with a freer gaze and without many technical constraints. Roses, anemones, peonies, and foliage are painted simply, because ...

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