HERE). Then it is on to a wet-on-wet watercolor wash followed by Q-tip and fingerprint flowers.
Final steps are to add smaller dabs of color to the centers of the larger flowers (using a mixture of regular and florescent tempera. The photo below shows how kids use a watercolor brush dipped in color and struck against a small toothpick to spatter on small dots and give the piece a more spontaneous look. I find this method a bit less messy than to just let them fling away with the brush!!
I am anxious to see these latest wildflowers all displayed and will be sure to share when we are finished:))