Floral Painting Supplies

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Tips and Tools for Floral Painting

Top Tip: About your acrylic paints: Bob Ross brushes and paints are used, however water misable paints can also be used although they are “stickier”.  If trying to paint images from the Wonderful World of Painting Video Lessons in acrylic (especially land/seascapes) then extender will have to be used to keep some areas wet enough to blend. MORE TIPS and SAFETY

Brushes we use in our Floral Painting Lessons

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Floral Painting Tools Checklist

1" BRUSH 
Used to cover your canvas, painting clouds, skies, water, mountains, trees, bushes, and other numerous effects. By having 2 of these brushes you'll save time washing and lessen the amount of paint used.

2" BLENDER 
Soft, delicate, subtle, misty areas and soft smooth, silky flowers.

¾” FLORAL BRUSH
Paint large flowers, leaves, and smooth or softer background colours.

½” FLORAL BRUSH
this brush is great for the smaller flowers and leaves.

SMALL ROUND FLORAL BRUSH
Great for sketching and important small details.
#2 Script Liner brush – for fine details and signing your work. SEE TIPS on how to load it.

 

  • Tip: Use natural bristle brushes skip the nylon, polyester, etc. 
  • Tip: Avoid washing the brushes in soap and water! 
  • Tip: Clean your brushes with odorless thinner 

Other brushes we use in our Floral Painting

Floral Filbert brush
Also for smaller flowers and leaves.

Small Round Floral brush
Great for sketching and important small details.

#4 Floral Fan brush
Great for blending and softening colours within flowers & leaves.

#2 Script Liner brush
Fine details and signing your work. 

Paints for Florals

These are a softer, creamier paint that the Bob Ross Land/Seascape paint. (* indicates a transparent or semi-transparent colour)
*Alizarin Crimson Black
*Mauve
*Sap Green
*Ultramarine Blue
Cadmium Yellow Light
Cadmium Orange
Cadmium Red Light
Floral Pink
Titanium White
Turquoise
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