FREE Tutorial | Abstract Florals for Beginners

Learn to paint Abstract Florals with artist Kerrie Hess

Welcome to my FREE tutorial for beginners where we will learn to paint abstract florals. This lesson is perfectly suited to beginner level artists. This is the perfect tutorial to gain confidence with painting if you have no idea where or how to start. This simple and calming tutorial is joy for the soul. Get ready to relax into colour therapy in just one lesson...

All you will need to complete this tutorial:

- A small square or rectangular canvas

- Three basic acrylic paint colours (I am using red, yellow & white for this tutorial) or my Acrylic Paint Set.

- A palette knife with a rounded edge

- A medium to large paint brush

- Masking tape

- A paint palette or plastic container


Your Instructor

Kerrie Hess
Kerrie Hess

Kerrie Hess is an internationally renowned fashion illustrator and artist from Australia. She is self taught in painting over a period of twenty years.

Following one year as a Graphic Designer at The Independent Newspaper in London, Kerrie Hess started out professionally as an artist with her first commissions with VOGUE Australia and Topshop’s Arcadia Group at the age of 19. The move to full time art and illustration followed with Kerrie illustrating fashion windows in the US for Neiman Marcus Department Store at just twenty; commissions for NET-A-PORTER, Harvey Nichols and Laduree Paris. As well billboards and window's in Paris for 'Printemps Department Store.'

Kerrie has illustrated a capsule collection of textiles for Kate Spade New York as well as for CARTIER and Tiffany and Co. Kerrie has illustrated the 15th Anniversary cover of Harper’s Bazaar and the global ‘Paper Dolls’ project for Louis Vuitton Paris. Kerrie is the first Australian artist to hold a solo exhibition in Paris at Le Meurice Hotel Paris in Salvador Dali's former art and music ballroom 'The Salon Pampadour', which opened in Jan 2012. Kerrie has illustrated the windows of Harrods London three times between 2015 and 2017.

Kerrie now lives in Australia with her son Marcel since returning from France. Her art prints, original works and art supplies are available at:

Course Curriculum

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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The tutorial starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online tutorial - you decide when you start and when you finish.
What is the next step after this tutorial?
If you enjoyed the calm beginner pace of this piece, your next best step is my Beginner Course in Abstract Painting. It's 9 joyful abstract lessons just like this one, moving onto larger pieces at the end of the course. Reserve your spot now at

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