Sketchbook Garden: Lavender Flowers and Honey Bees – How To Draw and Paint with Watercolor and Pencils

Spend a quiet moment in the garden and studio with me and a sketchbook. We’ll start with observation of the plant in its environment, then we’ll draw and paint some lavender flowers together, using several different methods. Finally we’ll use spatter and loose watercolour techniques to complete a beautiful spray of Lavender, complete with two honey bees.

Lavender is so elegant and beautiful

If you want more video of the lavender visit our YouTube channel “From The Garden” where we have started to put content about our little druidic garden to help you to paint from nature even if you don’t have easy access to the natural world.

I used the following paints:

Quinacridone Purple:
Quinacridone Gold
Cobalt Blue


Faber Castell Albrecht Durer watercolour pencils
Drawell size 7 round synthetic brush.
Staedtler pigment liner 0.7mm
Basic sketchpad paper

Watch the full realtime tutorials here:

Happy Painting, and don’t forget to post your versions of the lavender on the Facebook group Learn to Paint Watercolour, or on Instagram using #dianeantonestudio!


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