Oil Painting Project: Yellow Butterfly and Purple Flower

Oil painting Project: How to paint a yellow butterfly and purple flower

How to paint an Yellow Butterfly with Purple Flower

In this fun little weekly painting project we are painting a beautifully detailed yellow butterfly that gently landed on a delicate purple flower!   

What was challenging in this oil painting project?

In this week’s oil painting project, I actually came back to the painting after I considered it complete and made some additional modifications because I wasn’t happy with the first day’s end painting.

Comparison day 1 and day 2

The result of this is bonus materials for you :).  In this project I will walk you through:

– my thinking on what I didn’t like and why

– what I did to resolve the issues

– review and implement a glazing technique

-review how I test and evaluate colors before I use them

– provide a critique self-evaluation form, so you can study and resolve any issues you see in your work.

The result, Day 2 I’m happy with the results.  There is balance and fabulous complimentary colors in this simple painting.

Check out this video.

The below video is a the course sped up. But you can enjoy the class at your own pace.

In this course you’ll paint a beautiful yellow butterfly and a purple flower, which are complementary colors:

  • Self-paced instruction
  • Paint from the comfort of your home
  • Learn something new while creating something beautiful
  • Understand how to paint complementary colors without creating mud!

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