Painting cyclamens in watercolor

For this week, back to flowers with cyclamens !

I don’t really have any reference picture for this painting because i was inspired by all the cyclamens i was able to see in the flowers shop. These plants are really particular in the way the petals are attached to the stem. It make them delicate and elegant. And that’s exactly what i wanted to paint in this watercolor painting.

My first try wasn’t bad but it had not the feeling and atmosphere i wanted. So for the second try, the one in the video, i changed some color choices in order to have what i was envisioning.

Painting cyclamens in video

Supplies :
Brushes : Princeton Neptune nº8, Silver brush Black velvet 1/4″ dagger shape.
Paper : Arches cold pressed 640g/m2.
Colors : Nickel azo yellow (Daniel Smith), Indigo (Isaro), Dark violet (Isaro), Rose madder lake (Sennelier).

And here you have the finished painting (click to enlarge) :

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