Painter of happy. Believer in whimsy. Seeing God’s smile in the everyday.

Watercolor Cross with Flowers! 💐

 

“God made Him who had no sin to be sin for us - so that in Him we might become the righteousness of God.” 2 Corinthians 5:21

We’re in Eastertide, so we’re drawing a cross with flowers around it! :) 

Step 1:

With a Faber-Castell size B, I’m sketching out the cross. Then, I’m drawing flowers all around the cross. 

Step 2:

With my favorite watercolor pink (I'm using Prima Marketing watercolors), I’m coloring in some of the flowers! Go in with a darker pink red and paint that in more of the flowers. I then chose orange for the other flowers. 

Now, with a yellow, I’m painting in the cross.

Step 3:

Add a squiggle line around the flower border with yellow, and add fun little doodads! I got my pen back out, and drew hearts and wrote “Love is here”, under the cross. Paint in the hearts and bubble letters with pink!

Step 4:

This is when you can add more details to the flowers! Bring more colors and patterns into the...

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Let's Sketch a Flower Bouquet! 💐

art bible verse flowers sketch Mar 07, 2024
 

 We are sketching a flower bouquet today! 

My hope and prayer is that we truly feel the smile of God! You can get some paper, pens, and start writing, drawing or just listen and enjoy! We will be creating around two special scriptures today. “You made me so happy, God. I saw your work and I shouted for joy.” Psalm 92:4(MSG) and “And let the loveliness of our Lord, our God, rest on us, confirming the work that we do. Oh yes, Affirm the work that we do!” Psalm 90:17 (MSG)

Step 1:

Pause, Pray, Write Scripture, Draw. Write Psalm 90:17 on a piece of paper. Think about what “the loveliness of our Lord” means! How can you translate this verse into your daily life?

Step 2:

Flip the piece of paper over and start drawing your bouquet of flowers! Start by drawing a wonky flower shape with a brush pen, and then draw the vase shape from the first flower. The vase is almost a ‘V’ shape and then a shorter, upside-down...

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