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VIDEO: How to Paint Vibrant Flower Petals

Watercolor painter Ann Pember is well-known for her larger-than-life florals, which feature vibrant, yet realistically blended colors. In today’s video clip, she demonstrates her painting process on a single petal. . . take a look:

NOTE: You can get Ann Pember’s full floral painting DVD at Creative Catalyst.

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In this week's video tutorial, Dale Laitinen demonstrates how you can use the natural characteristics of watercolors to create perfect, soft transitions between different elements in your painting. Dale calls these transitions "links" because they unify, or link, different parts of the painting which otherwise would have felt very separate—for example, the light-blue ocean and the darker cliffs above it. Take a look: NOTE: You can get Dale's complete watercolor DVD at Creative Catalyst. . . read more

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