Painting Abstract Florals
Beginner | 53 min 55 sec
Dive into color with artist Pam Garrison as she shows you her favorite techniques for painting abstract florals. Starting with a real bouquet, Pam will guide you through designing a flat-lay to set up your composition, doodling with pen to create dynamic lines, and completing your painting with Acryla Gouache. By bridging the gap between real and abstract, Pam gives you a simple and fun approach to painting beautiful blooms.
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • A selection of acrylic or gouache paints in the palette of your chosing. Pam is working with Acryla Gouache paint in the following colors: 103 Smallt Blue, 158 Ash Blue, 102 Horizon Blue, 098 Navy Blue, 117 Deep Magenta, 039 Yellow Ochre, 032 Light Yellow, 040 Naples Yellow, 042 Ivory White, 038 Jaune Brilliant, 011 Shell Pink, 036 Orange Yellow, 012 Vermillion, 005 Pink, 195 Luminous Red, 116 Light Magenta, 121 Pale Lilac, 120 Pale Lavender, 076 Pale Mint, 851 Titanium White
  • Water soluble crayons such as Caran d'Ache in Grey, Pink, Light Grey, Salmon, Orangish Yellow, Flame Red, Golden Yellow
  • Pencils
  • Brushes
  • Posca Pens in orange and white, or Bistro Chalk Markers
  • 10" wooden panel
  • Bouquet of flowers or photographs for reference
  • Palette
  • Ballpoint pen
Learn how to:
  • Make a flat-lay of flowers
  • Abstract a floral arrangement
  • Paint a dynamic background
  • Embellish using water soluble crayon

What you'll get:
  • A 4-part series of easy-to-follow video lessons on how to paint abstract florals with Acryla Gouache
  • 6 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list
  • Step-by-step instructions from artist Pam Garrison
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
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Class Reviews
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Barbara St Clair
Interesting technique - fun and a neat finished picture. My only critique is that her voice volume goes down as she occasionally talks lower. Still knew what she was saying just by context and mostly she spoke fairly loud.
January 15, 2023
Annabelle Trombetta
Very interesting approach, looks like a fun technique. The teacher explains everything as she goes through the steps to a finished abstract.
December 29, 2022
I liked the step by step instructions.
November 6, 2022