Painting leaves is a good start to practice watercolor wreath. Because you are doing a repeated pattern, you’ll be more focus on the circular path and not worrying about balancing the different elements that is in the wreath.
In this third part of the Watercolor Wreath Series, I will be introducing and giving tips on adding more elements such as flowers and other details.
Tips on Painting Wreath with Additional Elements or Details
When you want to add more elements such as big and small flowers, stems and different leaf pattern, decide where you want to put each element and see to it that it is balance. For beginners you can mark it with pencil.
It is good to begin with big flower then insert more small flowers and leaf in each sides.
Add more details but do not overwhelm it. A simple small dots can enhance the beauty of your painted wreath.
For practice, you can start with one big flower. Then once you master or get the technique of painting florals you can fill your wreath with more flowers. But see to it that the elements are in place accordingly.
If you haven’t followed my watercolor wreath series here are the links: