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.


watercolor flowers in heart
Credit: abraxasarte
purple watercolor flowers
Credit: pamelaharnoisart
watercolor red flowers
Credit: matilda.magdalena

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
watercolor carnations
Credit: villustrate
watercolor pink flower with green leaves
Credit: art_lili

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
two flower paintings
Credit: fernanda_yamada
bright watercolor flowers
Credit: jspurgin.designs

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
lavender watercolor flowers with soil
Credit: missgweny

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

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

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

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

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
purple watercolor flowers
Credit: klynneart

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

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_
simple pink flower
Credit: Wang Jing

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

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: unknown

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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