Supported on tall stalks that grow 6'-10' in the wild, and boasting large showy flowers and banana like leaves, tropical Canna is the subject matter of this composition. Learn to paint this strikingly beautiful flower by following Ning's signature instructuonal step-by-step process as he uses a multitude of reds to capture the dynamic quality of this spectacular flower. Once you have mastered the techniques for painting this flower's components, move on to create masterpieces of your own design, for Canna flowers come in shades and combinations of yellow, orange, red and pink, and its leaves in greens,blue-greens, purples, variegations and stripes!
The video offers complete step-by-step instruction, from start to finish. This includes colors preparation, brush type usage, and brush stroke application & techniques.
For best results use the following materials, available at OAS: PAPER-Double Shuen; BRUSHES-Flow, Large Flow, Orchid Bamboo Large, Mountain Horse Small; COLORS: Chinese Yellow and Vermillion, Da Vinci White, Schmincke Cadmium Red Deep, Winsor & Newton Indigo, Perylene Violet, and Winsor Violet, OAS Best Bottle Ink.