DON'T BE AFRAID TO PAINT WITH WATERCOLORS Try this exercize.
I'm sort of in to bird nests.The eggs are a challelnge and take careful shading with light purple. Look at how many colors are in the flower, but still the white paper is showing through because you don't want it muddy.
Water Drops - Original Watercolor Painting ACEO by Rita Squier
Color Me Pretty: http://acreativemint.typepad.com/ by Leslie Shewring (stylist/photographer) as seen on http://decor8blog.com.