English botanical watercolor technique starts by applying layers of transparent washes, with a very small brush. Then moving into dry brush technique to continue to build up colors and form.Orchids are a great subject to study and paint because they stay nice as time goes by in the botanical painting process.
I took lots of pictures when I started six weeks ago. These are to use as reference material because the flower changed with time.Watercolor palette, using the “skins”of the watercolor paint. And paint brushes.