FLAMINgling Into Summer
After tracing the flamingo 🦩 on the 11 x 14 canvas panel. Paint a light shade of pink in the background.
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It is ok if you get paint on the flamingo as another shade of pink will be painted next. We will touch those up later.
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Add stripes of white to the background for texture. I did this on top of the pink that was still wet.
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Using a smaller brush add areas of yellow to the beak, center of the flower 🌸 legs and any areas that you care to brighten.
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I bought several bright paints for this summer fun painting. I am using a fluorescent pink for the flamingo. 🦩
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Allow areas of pink and yellow to blend to a bright orange.
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I used a teal to paint the flower as well as adding in areas of blue here & there in the flamingo.
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The more color layering the more interesting the finished painting with look.
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Starting on the bottom right, add these palm branches and a few colors of green. Start with a curved line and add green leaves.
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Overlap flamingo with leaves so that it appears like the flamingo is among the trees.
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Add as many leaves as I did or more. Place them where you wish!
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Add areas of teal to leaves and flamingo to make the painting more tropical.
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Add black to outline areas of the flamingo with a thin round brush.
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I added dot details to the center of the flowers. Enjoy your masterpiece!
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