Lantern Hibiscus is a tropical plant whose brightly colored coral-red hanging flowers are suggestive of Chinese festival lanterns. The hanging flower is both pendulous and delicate. It sports re-curving petals that have exquisitely frilled lobes and long dangling stamens. Ning makes painting this seemingly intricate flower a 'piece of cake' and assures you that your painted masterpiece of this showy floral composition will become a definite conversation piece as all will marvel a your wonderful brush painting skills!
The video lesson details what materials are used, including paper, brushes and colors, and, step-by-step instruction that includes appropriate brush use, colors preparation, and techniques of brush loading and stroke application.
For best results use the following materials, available at OAS. PAPER - Double Shuen BRUSHES - Large Orchid Bamboo, Flow, Small Mountain Horse, Happy Dot
COLORS - Chinese Yellow, Da Vinci White, Schmincke Cadmium Red Deep, Winsor & Newton Indigo, Alizarin Crimson, Perylene Violet, OAS Best Bottle Ink