This week, find a leaf that inspires you and paint it. I’ve uploaded a video of my process for painting a leaf:
- With pencil I outline the basic shape.
- I use just three colors – cadmium yellow, cadmium red, and ultramarine blue and mix colors as I go. From those three colors I create all the fall colors I need – purples, maroons, browns.
- I work wet encouraging the colors to bleed into one another.
It’s fun and relaxing. Check out the video below and watch my painting process. Then find your leaf and start painting. I’d love to see – tag me on Instagram @eileenmckenna.
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