Painting Flowers: Floral Art

Learn all there is to know about painting flowers with these helpful articles. Here you’ll find guides on how to paint flowers, methods for oil painting flowers, painting flowers in watercolor, how to paint flowers in other mediums, galleries of floral still life and more.

Pastel by Lindesay Harkness

Pastel Floral Painting | Lindesay Harkness

  Pastellist Lindesay Harkness’ floral still lifes and garden scenes look effortlessly beautiful. Her secret? She spent years learning to see the light effect and the value relationships on which it rests. In the June 2013 issue of Pastel Journal, Harkness details how she achieves stunning luminosity through careful attention to values and edges....

Mainely Mist (pastel) by Liz Haywood-Sullivan

The Wow Factor | Pastel 100 Jurors on Painting a Winner

Bold. captivating. Stunning. enthralling. exquisite. These are just 
a few of the descriptors used by the jurors of the 14th Annual Pastel 100 to describe their prize­winning selections. They also mentioned expected attributes such as strong design, textural qualities, and a fine handling of values, movement and color. Once an entry has met these...

Image of Purple Finch and Bachelor Buttons by Koo Schadler

Egg Tempera Painting Demo by Koo Schadler

Egg tempera artist Koo Schadler used a host of techniques to create Purple Finch and Bachelor Buttons. Learn how she approached her egg tempera painting process and achieved her many textural effects with this step-by-step demonstration.