Art for Beginners: Drawing & Watercolor Painting for FUN

Create 6 Step-By-Step Drawing & Watercolor Painting Projects! Designed Especially for Beginner Artists of All Ages.
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Create 6 cute and fun watercolor paintings.
Participate in an activity that cultivates critical thinking skills, develops hand-eye coordination, and encourages self-expression.
Apply the knowledge gained in this course to create unique masterpieces.

Requirements

  • Students will need a computer, tablet, or smart phone, and an internet connection.
  • Supplies and Materials needed for this course are listed on the Course Landing Page, and also in Lecture 3.
  • Bring it: A desire to create some delightful works of art!

Description

Do you know a budding artist who would enjoy learning how to draw and watercolor paint?

Are you looking for an experienced art teacher to guide them throughout the creative process?

Are you seeking a healthy activity that will encourage creativity and boost self-confidence? 

The Art for Beginners: Drawing & Watercolor Painting for FUN course may be just what you are looking for! Designed with beginners in mind, this course is suitable for ALL AGES. With a total of 6 fun and unique drawing and watercolor painting projects, students will learn the skills to create masterpieces of their own long after the course is complete.

There are two steps in each art project:

  • Step 1: Draw the Subject

  • Step 2: Watercolor Paint the Subject and the Background

The teaching process used for the drawing portion of the project is a step-by-step method that will inspire and delight beginners into drawing action! This process involves organizing shapes and lines together until a recognizable outcome is achieved.

After students complete the drawing portion of their project, they will move onto painting the project. Students will learn basic watercolor techniques and apply these techniques to complete their project. The Art for Beginners: Drawing & Watercolor Painting for FUN course is designed to give beginners the tools they need to begin their artistic journey into self-expression, reflection, and creative thinking.

Supplies and materials needed for this course:

  • thick white paper (watercolor paper works great!)

  • watercolor paints

  • paintbrushes

  • crayons or oil pastels

  • pencil with eraser

  • paper towels

  • paper plate

  • table salt

  • bowls of water

  • mat to protect workspace

Please Note: This course is intended to be purchased by a parent or guardian for use by a beginner artist or novice art student. Adult supervision is recommended. Per Udemy’s Policy: Those under 18 may use the services only if a parent or guardian opens their account, handles any enrollments, and manages their account usage.

I would love to hear from you.

Please let me know if you have questions, comments, or suggestions. I am here to help:)

About the Instructor:

My name is Miss Em and teaching art to children is what I love to do! I pride myself on creating dynamic, meaningful, and engaging art lessons that are taught in a relaxing and joyful way. I have over 20 years teaching experience in the elementary classroom and in the art studio, and I feel that I have a good grasp on how to create an environment that makes kids feel happy, motivated, confident, and successful.

I look forward to seeing you in this Drawing and Watercolor Painting course.

Let the creative fun begin!

Who this course is for:

  • This is a beginning drawing and watercolor painting course designed for young artists.
  • No drawing or painting experience necessary to be successful in this course.

Course content

8 sections28 lectures1h 13m total length
  • Introduction, Course Goals, and Examples of Projects
    01:39
  • Supplies and Materials Students Will Need for This Course (Video)
    01:13
  • Supplies and Materials Students Will Need for This Course (Document)
    00:07

Instructor

Teacher, Art Instructor, Artist
Em Winn
  • 4.6 Instructor Rating
  • 9,614 Reviews
  • 107,205 Students
  • 19 Courses

Hi. My name is Em Winn and teaching art to children is what I love to do! I pride myself on creating dynamic, meaningful, and engaging art lessons that are taught in a relaxing and joyful way. I have over 20 years teaching experience in the elementary classroom and in the art studio, and I feel that I have a good grasp on how to create an environment that makes kids feel happy, motivated, confident, and successful. Let the creative fun begin!