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How to Paint a Water Lily on Canvas

When painting water lilies on canvas, use fresh greens, yellows and whites to lay down the basic shape of the lily pads, and add flowers and shadows to get the feeling of depth. Find out how to paint water lilies with creative advice from a professional artist in this free video on painting with acrylics.

About the Author

Ralph Papa, a native New Yorker, began sketching and painting as a child growing up on Manhattan's Upper East Side, and he exhibited regularly in Greenwich Village in the 1960s.