Rachel Eskandari: Watercolor Botanical Garden: A Modern Approach to Painting Bold Flowers, Plants, and Cacti

Rachel Eskandari, owner and artist of Pink Puddle Studio, discusses and signs copies of her watercolor guidebook. She will also demonstrate some of her watercolor techniques. 

The painting demonstration will include a brief walk-through of a couple of the lessons featured in the book. We encourage you to bring your own traveling watercolor supplies: paint, paper towel, water container and brush if you want to paint along with Rachel.  Rachel will also have a limited number of kits, and other goodies available for sale the night of the event.

Masks are strongly encouraged and appreciated. 


Relax and dive into the ultimate guide to creating watercolor paintings of your favorite flowers From bright red roses to deep green cacti, this gorgeous, easy-to-follow book will show how anyone can paint luminous watercolor flowers and botanicals. Noted artist and instructor Rachel Eskandari details how anyone can paint a garden of bold, creative watercolor images. Featuring colorful step-by-step images, this book shows how to master the basics of watercolors and then expand your color palette to create boldly unconventional floral artwork. Watercolor Botanical Garden features everything you need to know, including: *Color theory and mixing for unique shades *Utilizing the skills of blending, gradients, and shading *Instruction for creating 25+ different plants including roses, cacti, peonies, nigella, agave, anemones, queen of the night, leaves, and more *How to incorporate multiple botanical images for a gorgeous landscape painting. pinkpuddlestudio.com .instagram.com/pinkpuddlestudio

Rachel Eskandari is the artist and founder of Pink Puddle Studio LLC. Her mural work has been televised on CNBC's Cash Pad. Her work has been featured in HGTV Magazine, Phoenix New Times, Phoenix Home & Garden, Arizona Highways Magazine and College Times. After receiving her Bachelor of Fine Arts in painting at Arizona State University she continued on a path towards a creative life by starting her own art business. She teaches students from all walks of life both in-person and through digital channels and offers mini guide booklets and watercolor kits. Connect with Rachel on Instagram @pinkpuddlestudio. She lives in Phoenix, AZ.