Easiest Flower Painting Ideas For The Beginner Artist
Looking for simple paintings of flowers that you can practice your skills with? The list below includes the easiest flowers to paint like sunflowers, roses, lavender, hydrangeas, daisies, dandelions and more!
The tutorials are also catered to different paint mediums like acrylic paint, watercolor, oil paints and more. You’ll learn the basic brushstrokes with tips & techniques needed to paint flowers like-a-boss. Techniques like one-stroke flowers, q-tip flower paintings, blending, double loading, abstract techniques and more.
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Now let’s get ready to paint some iris-istible flowers!
53 Easy Paintings Of Flowers For Beginners
Make easy and beautiful paintings of flowers with the painting tutorials listed below.
Choose from a variety of projects using acrylic paints, watercolors, oil paints, oil pastel and tempera cakes. The list also includes tutorials for all skill levels like beginners, advanced and even fun projects for kids!
Learn 5 easy ways to paint a variety of flowers : roses, chrysanthemum, lavender, tulips and more. Use simple and interesting painting tools like vegetables (bok choy, celery), fork, finger painting, and a pop bottle. Check out the full Youtube tutorial in the link.
Learn how to paint lily flowers in this easy to follow step by step tutorial on black canvas. Paint realistic looking lily flower petals and create the magical coloration of the stargazer lily. From petals, stamens, stems and leaves you'll paint something you'll be proud of.
Anyone can do this painting hack! Simply grab a small balloon or water balloon and fill it up with air.
Then pour some liquid craft paint on you pallet: a big pile of red with a couple drops of black, then a drop of yellow in the centre. Dip your balloon in the paint, then stamp the balloon on your canvas with a horizontal side-to-side rocking motion.
Want to learn how to paint flowers without a brush?
In this tutorial you'll learn 7 "no-brush" techniques to create some fun and easy flower shapes. You'll use q-tips, forks, your fingers, empty soda bottles, and even celery to create floral art that you can add to a variety of projects.
These tips and techniques are great for all skill levels and kids too!
Butterflies and flowers just go hand in hand, so why not paint them together?
In this step by step and YouTube tutorial, you'll learn how to paint a sunflower and a bold blue morpho butterfly. To make this painting easy enough for beginners, you'll have the option to use a free printable stencil to trace in the butterfly shape.
Michelle the painter has some fabulous tutorials and this one is a perfect example. Learn to paint a calming lotus floating in the water with a fluttering dragonfly. Perfect for a paint and sip night at home.
Use some vibrant and bold colors to paint this easy-peasy flower art piece that's easy for all skill levels, kids too! Start this painting with a basic background with acrylics , then fill it in with some pretty roses.
You'll learn some easy brush strokes to make your roses look full and lively. You'll also learn how to paint simple leaves to complete your masterpiece!
This dandelion panting tutorial by Tracie Kiernan is a perfect one to follow for a relaxing paint night session at home or with friends.
Follow along with the written steps or the YouTube tutorial. You'll first learn to create a beautiful blue sky background. Tracie will then take you step by step through each dandelion, which are very easy to paint.
You'll finish off the painting with a few lovely dandelion seeds floating through the air with a couple of cute ladybugs.
If you're looking for a more advanced acrylic painting tutorial, then this realistic tulip painting is one to try. You'll learn advanced paint blending techniques to get your tulips looking like the real deal.
Painting flowers doesn't have to be limited to only canvases. Paint fresh flowers on other surfaces like rocks, wood, glass, etc. In this easy step by step tutorial, you'll learn just how simple it is to paint a flower on a rock from your garden.
Feeling in an abstract painting mood? Then you'll enjoy painting this large and up-close abstract flower. The lovely turquoise in the flower's petals, contrasts beautifully against the neutral grey's, browns and whites in the rest of the painting.
Looking for a fun and easy flower painting to paint with the kids? This colorful flower composition is a perfect craft to tackle with the kids.. Basic shapes and bold colors help to make this painting doable for all ages.
Paint these impressionistic field of flowers with a fun and easy splatter technique. Use the technique to create a variety of different flower landscapes with acrylic paints. Follow the step by step tutorial to learn how.
Cosmo flowers are an easy flower to paint, they only have 8 simple petals!
In Pamela's wonderfully written tutorial you'll learn some essential painting techniques like double loading to create flower stems, one-stroke cosmo flower petals, and more. Cosmo's are ideal for adding to a variety of projects like canvas, DIY signs, handmade gifts and more.
Follow along with Julie's in-depth and detailed YouTube video in order to create this bold and colorful floral composition. You'll learn her signature brush stroke style which makes painting these flowers easy for all ages.
Have fun and pick your favorite colors to make your painting unique.
Renjitha will show you how to paint Plumeria flowers with a one-stroke technique loading up a brush with white and yellow paint. This is a black a canvas painting which also helps create dimension and shadows in your flower petals.
She'll also walk you through how to paint each leaf or foliage in the final composition.
Looking for spring flowers to paint? This rainy day tulip painting will be the perfect project to tackle while you listen to the raindrops falling outside. Tracie will take you through each brush stroke with detail.
Poppies are another easy flower to paint and look dramatic against a simple white or grey background.
In Pamela's tutorial you'll learn how to paint poppies in multiple angles and also their flower bud and stems. Paint these flowers on canvas, wood signs, or any other surface for a piece of art that's bold and easy to make!
You'll feel invigorated painting this fresh landscape painting with wildflowers, mountains and pretty butterflies! Head on over to Tracie's website for both the detailed tutorial and video instructions.
Have a large canvas and looking to make a stunning floral masterpiece out of it?
This tutorial will inspire each luscious brushstroke with a variety of vibrant colors. You'll end up with a bold floral statement painting you'll want on your walls. Follow Smitha's superbly written tutorial with pictures to find out how.
Looking for a fun painting challenge? Paint this awesome flower field painting with no brushes or palette! Find out how Suraj applies his paint directly on canvas then uses a simple cloth to move around the paint in this YouTube tutorial.
If you're just starting out with watercolors and need some flower-power inspo, check out Emy's step by step tutorial. She'll show you how to create a more muted color palette to create this gorgeous bouquet of flowers with a simple white background.
This kid friendly flower painting project/craft teaches kids about using a variety of media's in one art piece. They'll first learn how to use a Sharpie markers to draw the outline of the flower. Then they'll enjoy filling in the drawing with oil pastels, followed by tempera cakes.
Love Calla Lilly's? Why not eternalize them on canvas with this great YouTube tutorial by Elsa Weiß. You'll learn how to create a spectacular blended background and how to paint each petal of the Calla Lilly flower.
Grab your painting supplies and a lovely cup of hibiscus tea for a fabulous and fun painting afternoon. Press play and then follow along with this YouTube tutorial by Shiba Basan, to paint these lovely pink flowers!
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