Oh that coral pink!

coral pink watercolor floral

I recently bought a pad of Arches watercolor paper and decided to limit it to only floral paintings. Today I have one of those paintings to share with you.

Happy Sunday, friends! πŸ’—

My favorite coral pink watercolor combination:
Quinacridone Rose +
Yellow Ochre +
Pyrrol Scarlet (just a tiny bit)

coral pink watercolor floral without centers

I started by painting the flower petals first. That way I have lots of room and freedom to position them anywhere on the page. Then I can fill in with leaves and stems all around and balance things out.

I’m very happy with the soft petals. While the paint was still wet, I used a clean brush and a little water to soften the edges.

coral pink watercolor floral

For the flower centers, I used a very small brush and a dark color mix. It took a couple layers of paint to get the deep color that I wanted. The dark color in the center of the flowers really wakes up this painting.

I hope you are inspired to create art and do more of what you love. Until next time, share a smile and shine on.

🌸 Patty Anne 🌸

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Author: pattyanneart

An artist in love with watercolor painting and photography. On a journey to share art and happiness.

12 thoughts on “Oh that coral pink!”

  1. Your flowers are beautiful! And I do love that color too…..so very interesting to me to see what colors people are mixing together……I love mixing too and seeing what new shade I can create. Thanks for sharing!

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    1. I had the best of intentions to focus on florals with a quality paper pad. This weekend though while I was away with limited supplies I ended up using one sheet for a pine tree painting. I’m going to keep at it though trying to improve my florals with the remaining sheets. 😊

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