Sculptured Paper Watercolor Flower: An Art Lesson

Holly Herick: Creative Adventures

A close up:

© Holly Herick Design

Full watercolor painted flower, used pen for scale.

© Holly Herick Design © Holly Herick Design

Even our cat Squeaky like it.

© Holly Herick Design © Holly Herick Design

One more full size image of the flower.

© Holly Herick Design
© Holly Herick Design

It is more tan 12 inches across. Check out the process of making this flower in the previous post. I will definitely make more of these, It was a fun process and much guess work this time around. It took me three full days to cut shape and build it. It took a day for it the dry—I used a bit to much watercolor paint. After a couple of hours for touch up paint a day later I felt like it was done, except for making a base. I am going to show this piece on a pedestal at the Studio at Living Opportunities this March 2014 for a month. I am curious…

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7 Comments

  1. Thanks for sharing. for the steps I used to get to this point go to http://hollyherick.com/2014/03/01/sculpted-paper-flower-an-art-lesson/,

  2. This one is simply beautiful. I’ve done some watercolors myself in years past (http://exploratorius.us/category/art/), but never thought of doing them like that. Great idea and execution!

  3. wonderful work!!

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