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Watercolors Expressive Florals and Leaves

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Today’s card features a technique called expressive florals. I love this technique in that it is creating a suggestive image. In this case I chose to do some rounded brushstrokes that suggest a flower head, but I didn’t have any certain type in mind. It is not meant to be a botanical piece but rather expressive of something a person may recognize to be a type of flower they have once seen.

I added in some dry brush strokes in green to create the image of leaves and veins – but again, they are all suggestive. I think this type of expression was by far the most fun of the class. It will be one technique that I continue to try and incorporate into projects.