20 Easy Watercolor Flower Paintings to Inspire You

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If you’re looking for easy watercolor flower painting ideas for inspiration, I’ve got you covered.

These watercolor flower paintings are so simple and beyond gorgeous. You’re going to love practicing and improving your painting skills with these references.

If you’re new to watercolor painting, make sure you check out the helpful watercolor tips I provide throughout the post.


1. Sakura’s in a Heart

If you love the sakura flower, I think you’ll enjoy this reference that features this beautiful flower within a heart shaped painting.

watercolor flowers in heart
Credit: abraxasarte

2. Abstract Watercolor Flower

Abstract style paintings can be really fun because they easily allow you put your personality into your art. Use this painting for reference, but let your imagine be your guide to make it your own.

purple watercolor flowers
Credit: pamelaharnoisart

3. Tall Roses

I love roses because not only are they beautiful, but once you get the hang of them, they’re really simple to draw and paint.

watercolor red flowers
Credit: matilda.magdalena

4. Long Lavender Branch

This simple watercolor painting features a long lavender branch. If you’re looking for a simple painting, this is a great references for you to consider.

watercolor lavender
Credit: Wang Jing

5. Elegant Flowers

I find these flowers to be so beautiful and elegant. If you want a bit of a challenge, this painting makes a great reference.

watercolor carnations
Credit: villustrate

6. Flower Sketch

If you like to see art in progress, here’s a painting that shows us the process of painting a beautiful flower.

watercolor pink flower with green leaves
Credit: art_lili

7. Soft Watercolors

This painting uses light watercolor paint to create a beautiful pierce of art. I recommend checking out the artist (link below), if you enjoy this art style.

watercolor floral painting
Credit: arl_fm

8. Two Paintings Same Flower

Painting the same flower using two different colors is such a cool idea. Both of these paintings would make a great gift to hang side by side.

two flower paintings
Credit: fernanda_yamada

9. Colorful Flowers

These flowers are so bright and colorful. I can imagine how fun it would be to paint such a vibrant piece of art.

bright watercolor flowers
Credit: jspurgin.designs

10. Pink and Blue Flowers

Here’s another watercolor painting that has a unique art style. I love the pink, blue, and green color combination. The colors go so great together.

pink and blue watercolor flowers
Credit: jessfm_art

11. A Bunch of Lavender

Many people enjoy the lavender flower. If you do as well, I think you’ll enjoy this painting which features a bunch of beautiful lavender flowers.

lavender watercolor flowers with soil
Credit: missgweny

12. Bee and Flowers

Add fun elements to your painting, such as a bumble bee. You could also include a hummingbird because they just love drinking the nectar from flowers.

bright watercolor flowers with bee
Credit: scovel

13. Simple Red Flower

Here’s another simple flower painting that’s great for beginners or anyone looking for a fun and easy painting project.

simple flower painting
Credit: Wang Jing

14. Orange and Blue Flowers

Here’s a color palette you don’t see often, which makes me appreciate this painting even more. Step outside of the box when choosing colors for your floral painting.

orange and blue flowers
Credit: en_soleillee

15. Purple Tulips

Tulip lovers will appreciate this beautiful purple tulip painting. Fun fact, did you know that there are over 150 species of tulips with over 3,000 different varieties?

purple watercolor tulips
Credit: melanyguzmanvelderrain

16. Vibrant Colors

If you love working with vibrant colors, let this floral piece inspire you. I challenge you to come up with your own vibrant color palette for your painting.

variety of watercolor flowers
Credit: lottalorier

17. Simple Purple Flower

If you want a quick painting project, consider something like this simple purple flower. I love pieces like this when I feel like doing a laid back project.

purple watercolor flowers
Credit: klynneart

18. Colorful Flowers

This watercolor painting is by the talented @matilda.magdalena on Instagram. Matilda creates beautiful floral watercolor paintings, prints, and more.

red yellow purple and green flowers

19. Simple Yet Beautiful

The flower painting below is great because it’s simple yet beautiful. If you’re a beginner artist, you don’t have to paint something complicated in order to have wonderful art.

pink watercolor flowers with green leaves
Credit: _arrayante_

20. Easy Red Flower

This easy red flower is perfect for those who are new to watercolor painting. You’ll be so proud of yourself after you’ve completed this piece.

simple pink flower
Credit: Wang Jing

21. Simple Blue Flowers

I love the simplicity of these blue flowers. You can paint your flowers the same colors, but paint them from different angles and perspectives. This is a great way to perfect a flower design.

simple blue flower
Credit: matilda.magdalena

22. Flower Collection

This photo features a variety of watercolor flowers for you to practice. Consider rounding up your favorite flowers and using them as reference for your paintings.

lavender and other watercolor flowers
Credit: weheartit

These watercolor flower paintings are so simple and beyond gorgeous. You’re going to love practicing and improving your painting skills with these references. I hope you found the perfect design for your next project.

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