Painted Leaves

Last year I did a leaf study of autumn leaves in watercolor that I previously posted.  You can see it here.

I wanted to try it again this year!  Below is my photo of 3 leaves that I used as my reference:

photo of 3 fall leaves

And here is my watercolor painting:

3 fall leaves

I need to go back and add a second coat of watercolor paint to my Maple leaf but overall, I am pleased with my results.

Happy Creating!  🙂

29 responses to “Painted Leaves

  1. Ann Fitzpatrick

    So inspiring!

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  2. You should be pleased with your results, they are beautiful. Your shadowing is great, the leaves look like they could lift off the paper with a passing breeze. Happy creating to you as well! ;D

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  3. Wow! Amazingly realistic. The shadowing really makes it pop! Bravo Jill!!

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  4. The 4th post I’ve seen with leaves this morning! Must be something in the air…yours have some beautiful autumn colors. We’re not there yet where I live. (K.)

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  5. Oh so beautiful, your paint strokes and colors are delightful to look at. the great thing about painting leaves is you don’t have to rake them. 🍃🍂 Have wonderful day, Jill.

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  6. We’ve got this! It’s so cool to see everyone’s different style with the leaves. Love yours, Jill

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  7. Very nice, the color on the leaves …..and the shadows. Very realistic. You should be pleased!

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  8. Your paintings are better than the real things! I think you gave them more personality. 🙂

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  9. They are truly life-like! Love them!

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  10. Wow! So talented you are Jill these look amazing.

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  11. They are beautiful!!! Love how everyone is painting leaves today. 😊

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  12. Great painting of autumn leaves.

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  13. Wow, Jill, these are amazing! They really do have so much dimension and depth. They really look like they’re curling! So impressed, great job!!

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  14. Wow Jill the painting looks more realistic than the real thing…

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