Fearless Friday, Pink & White Anemone


Happy July and

Happy World Watercolor Month!





Let’s paint a pretty pink and white Anemone today





My inspiration photos come from Unsplash, Pixabay or Google search

I started with a light pencil sketch

to define the location of the petals, stems and buds

I filled in a few details of the center





Since this flower is mostly white,

I painted the background a deep green to showcase the white petals





Next I added the darkest pinks with Quinacridone Pink and Coral





Then I established the center with Leaf green and Cad Yellow





Next a few light Lemon Yellow washes were added

and the center was darkened and detailed with Quinacridone Gold

and a mix of Hooker’s Green and Permanent Green Light







Next I added shadows with different tones of Payne’s Gray





I exaggerated the colors on purpose to add drama





To finish I added some final washes

and darkened the background with larger shapes to indicate distant foliage





“Pink & White Anemone” 8″ x 8″ watercolor on 140 lb. cold pressed paper


Happy Painting!

Be Fearless!


๐ŸŽจย  ๐ŸŒธย  ๐ŸŽจ


I will be joining these fabulous parties and blogs:

Meal Plan Monday ย  Love Your Creativity ย Over the Moon

Between Naps on the Porch,ย  Celebrate Your Story,

All About Home/ Common Ground Follow the Yellow Brick Home

Make it Pretty Monday Tasty Tuesdayย ย  Oh My Heartsie Girl

Turn About Tuesdayย  Full Plate Thursdayย  Centerpiece Wednesday

Thursday Favorite Thingsย  Creatively Craftyย ย  Creative Cumpulsions


21 Responses to “Fearless Friday, Pink & White Anemone”
  1. Jenna, I love anemones! Your watercolor is beautiful and I always enjoy the process you share. Happy 4th of July Weekend โ™ฅ๏ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ’™ I know good food and fun will be had at your beach house!

  2. Margy says:

    Thanks for the lesson. Maybe now that I know it is watercolour month I should get going on how to do it. So far I’ve used watercolour pencils to illustrate maps in my RV Adventure Journal. I did buy some paint and paper to try other things, but haven’t gotten started. – Margy http://margylutz.blogspot.com/2019/11/snowbird-rv-adventure-our-run-for-border.html

  3. pattyanneart says:

    Itโ€™s so pretty! ๐ŸŒธ๐Ÿ’š I love watching your process, Jenna. Hope you have a wonderful 4th of July holiday! ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธโค๏ธ

  4. Cyndi Raines says:

    Very pretty Jenna. I have a hard time saying the name of the flower, but you sure did a great job painitng it. Happy 4th of July! Go team USA ! โ™ฅ๏ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธโ™ฅ๏ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธโ™ฅ๏ธ

  5. So lovely, Jenna. I really do love how you just go for it! I’ve never seen an anemone in person! Happy Fourth!

  6. Nancy says:

    So beautiful! What a talented soul you are. Your watercolors always make me smile!
    Happy 4th to you!

  7. lulu says:

    In addition to being creative, you have great tutorial skill.

  8. Mary says:

    Beautiful anemone Jenna!

  9. thefrenchhutch says:

    Lovely watercolor Jenna! Love your pinks…..

  10. Pretty!

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