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Loose + Messy Watercolor Florals in Procreate

Published about 1 year ago • 1 min read

I couldn’t let Valentine’s Day arrive without some watercolor florals! I was a little hesitant to share my sketching process for these 🫣 but I wanted you to see that a sketch does not need to be a beautiful thing to lead to a beautiful thing…especially in this style.

This tutorial can be adjusted to fit any occasion throughout the year - just change up the colors for a completely different feel! You can also control how much messiness you’d like to inject by increasing or reducing the wash and splatter elements at the end. Other than that, just let the brushes + stamps do the rest of the work for you 😉

From this advanced tutorial, you’ll learn how to:

✨ Loosely sketch a balanced floral + foliage layout

✨ Use blend modes for contrast and emphasis

✨ Create a watery, messy watercolor feel

✨ Enhance the sense of real watercolors with washes, splatters and smudges

What you’ll need to create this project:

Messy Watercolor Brush Set (free sampler available here)

Love Lettering Stamps (free)

Reference sketch (free png file)

Color Palette (free)

Click here for the full tutorial! Please tag me (@everytuesday) if you try it + post it to Instagram, I’d love to see your messy florals!


Hey! I'm Teela


I help creatives build and monetize their digital art skills. I send out a freebie, quick tip or tutorial every Tuesday to make learning digital art fun and approachable.

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