The best parts hand picked from the full tutorial.
1. Making the petals
The first thing we have to do is make the petals! This is a lengthy process so patience is key.
2. Airbrushing the petals
Now that the petal are ready to go the next thing we have to do is give them that bright yellow colour using a combination of yellow paints.
3. Making the centre
In this lesson Paul will show you how to ice the centre of the flower and create a realistic texture.
4. Airbrushing the centre
Now that the center has been textured it’s time to add some colour with the airbrush. For best results apply a light coat from a distance then contrast with a darker tone on the outside.
5. Adding the petals to the centre
The next step to making the sunflower is adding the petals to the centre. This is where the flower paste by Arati Mirji really comes in handy as this is a delicate process.
6. Covering the back
Paul shows you how to make the leaves covering the back of the sunflower to hide the polystyrene.
7. Airbrushing the leaves
In this lesson Paul airbrushes the leaves of the sunflower, the end result being some very realistic looking sunflower leaves!
8. Finishing touches
For the final lesson, Paul applies a lights dust to the centre of the sunflower to give the look of pollen then brings the sunflower together by adding the leaves to the stem.
9. Other Ideas
Some other ideas for the Sunflower.
10. Pro Lesson
Everything a pro needs to know about pricing and selling their own Sunflower.
11. Sunflower - Bite Sized
Watch Paul make this wonderful Sunflower in just 1 minute!
Learn how to make this beautiful Sunflower with the multi-award winning Paul Bradford. There’s just so much to do and learn from this lovely little design.
In the following tutorial, you will learn how to…
- Make easy leaves
- Make sunflower petals and pistil
- Arrange a flower on the stem
- and much, much more
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- Flower paste by Atari Mirji (original)
Airbrush colours – Spectrum Flow
- Barco yellow
- Sugarflair radiant gold