Watercolor Essentials: Painting Beaches and Oceans
What you'll learn
- Materials - what paints, paper, and brushes you will need
- A comprehensive watercolour painting process that will allow you to paint any beach landscape
- Identifying light sources and how to paint realistic shadows
- How to sketch a subject easily by simplifying a landscape into basic shapes, and using a combination of loose and accurate drawing/painting styles
- Hands-on lessons on essential watercolor techniques such as wet-in-wet and wet-on-dry, dry brush and paint 'flicking'
- How to paint clouds, water and land
- How to paint simple yet convincing watercolour figures and people
- No prerequisites - view materials required lecture for more information.
Hi, I'm Darren from Watercolour Mentor. Welcome to "Watercolor Essentials: Painting Beaches and Oceans". In this class, I'll show you the FUN and EASY way to enter the world of watercolors!
BONUS: 1-hour Special Beach Workshop included at the end of this course. You will learn how to paint a rocky beach landscape with shadows.
You'll learn how to paint 6 simple, yet beautiful Beach Landscape paintings, that you'll be proud to show your friends and family. By the end of this course, you will have the confidence and skills to understand how to paint any beach landscape scene in half an hour or less.
Understanding how to create a loose landscape requires knowledge of composition as well as essential watercolour techniques. You will learn how to plan your painting by making decisions on your composition. You'll also learn how to layer effectively in watercolor by using wet-in-wet and wet-on-dry techniques.
This comprehensive class contains 6 full landscape painting demonstrations of varying complexity. I will walk you through how to complete each painting step by step as you follow along.
In this Watercolor Essentials: Painting Beaches and Oceans course, I will cover:
Materials - what paints, paper, brushes and pens you will need.
A comprehensive watercolour painting process that will allow you to paint any beach landscape
6 full demonstrations that will guide you along so you can create similar results
I'll touch on light sources and how to paint realistic shadows.
How to sketch a subject easily by simplifying a landscape into basic shapes, and using a combination of loose and accurate drawing/painting styles.
Hands-on lessons on essential watercolor techniques such as wet-in-wet and wet-on-dry, dry brush and paint 'flicking'.
How to paint clouds, water and land.
Join me in this course - let's make painting fun and easy!
*The reference photos attached in the class projects are royalty-free images covered by the Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license.
Who this course is for:
- Students looking for a fast and easy way to paint watercolor beach landscapes
- Students learning watercolor painting
- Students learning how to paint loosely in watercolors
- Beginner students in watercolors
- Students looking for a way to loosen up their painting techniques
Hi, I'm Darren Yeo from Watercolour Mentor, and I'm here to Mentor, Encourage and Inspire you in your watercolour journey! I'm a watercolour artist based in Melbourne, Australia. I've taught thousands of students how to create beautiful paintings using a simple two-step process. On my Udemy page, you will find a variety of tutorials that will help you fast-track your progress in watercolour painting.
I am an experienced teacher on various other platforms. My courses contain a large amount of content and information compared to other similar watercolour courses on Udemy. I like to provide as much value as possible in my courses, and different subjects to paint, so students can pick and choose which lectures interest them the most.
Need more support during your course? feel free to send me a message or ask a question in the Q&A and I will get back to you. I want to make sure you get all the help and feedback you need.
I would love to share my knowledge with you and build a friendly community, free of judgement to help you discover this amazing skill and hobby.
My goal is to provide simple videos to make learning watercolours easy & less intimidating! I use a limited palette, and when painting landscapes, have a loose, vibrant and expressive style.
Something unique about me, and Watercolour Mentor is that I have a psychology and educational background. I am passionate in making a difference on a personal level by providing real feedback and mentoring. I would love to hear from you. I'm primarily a watercolour artist and have won awards for my sculptural works. Teaching watercolours is my passion and I look forward to sharing my premium classes with you on this platform.