Garden Friend - Realistic Roses in 3 Values, Mixing Shadow Color and Birds

Tips and Techniques for Easy Garden Realism

Garden Friend - Paint A Smile Today!

Advanced watercolor techniques, simplified, so anyone can paint and learn, step by step.

  • Paint real looking roses in three values with no special materials.
  • Use the same basic colors to paint believable, glowing shadows on the fence. (If you've never touched in color to let the color mix on the paper, this is a great first lesson.)
  • Paint your bird and watch your friends and family smile.

(Cardinal Photo from Pixabay from Skeeze.)

These techniques for realism are doable - a dark outline, a first wash of color, paint the darkest spots and then the medium areas.

Use masking tape for perfect straight lines quick and easy.

And, if you've always wanted to know how to paint glowing shadow colors on a white fence, the answer if here - using the same colors you've already mixed.

Happy Painting!

Your Instructor

Deb Watson
Deb Watson

Hi, I'm Deb Watson.

My story is simple. I loved creating art from childhood, but was discouraged from pursuing art by my parents. So, I became a nurse, but kept painting.

I knew nothing about art, but taught myself over time and became a very successful artist, with hundreds of awards. Although my art and how to paint techniques are well known (in over a dozen books and online), I'm just a down to earth person.

I've always enjoyed teaching others how to paint with watercolor - sharing the joy!

Join me in your own personal journey into painting. My online lessons and zoom classes will teach you how to see and paint like an artist. No matter what your favorite subject is, you'll find it here - or email me your suggestions and I'll include a class in the future.

Happy Painting.

Course Curriculum

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When does the course start and finish?
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