Floriade comes from the Latin floriat which means to design with flowers.
Not tied to any one traditional folk art style, these florals represent a compilation
of ideas and techniques from over 50 years of studying and enjoying the stylized floral presentation.
Complete Supply List:
Painting medium (Clear Glaze
Medium or Magic Mix)
(simplify your palette, enjoy
Pyrrole Orange or Orange
Red Orange (Pyrrole Red
Orange or Napthol Red +
Red (Pyrrole Red or Napthol
Medium blue mix (or
Medium Red Violet mix (or
Medium Violet Mix (or Brilliant
Carbon Black or Black Umber
Jo Sonja's Sure Touch
(simplify your brush selection)
#4-5 round - Basic painting (see general information)
#1-2 short liner - Fine details
1/2" old brush or Oval Wash - Applying Retarder Medium and color glazing center.
3/4" - 1" mop - Blending out Retarder application
Optional - #2-3 round - You may prefer this for smaller flowers and details.