I received a book on botanical watercolor painting as a gift over the winter and while I think learning to paint from a freakin' book is useless, it inspired me to start experimenting. Here are my first two full attemps. I painted two of my orchids because they were in bloom but I would love to get into painting other botanicals, especially wildflowers. It's been difficult lately to find time to sit down and start another one. Painting Actual plant - Paph supersuk x raisin pie Painting Actual plant - Phal Brother Sara Gold Don't ask about the yellow on the Phal leaves. I think I was going for a lighting effect or something, and it turned out looking like it's got crown rot or something, ah well.