Learn 6 easy rock watercolor techniques
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Learn 6 easy rock watercolor techniques

Exploring Watercolor rocks - Create 6 Simple Demo's to bring your Landscape or Seascapes to Life.
4.4 (11 ratings)
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90 students enrolled
Created by Kellie Chasse
Last updated 7/2020
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 article
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • This course is for all levels of watercolorist or crafty/creative folks looking to create. You will be able to achieve 6 different ways to create rocks.
  • This is a basic short and simple course filled with short sections on creating rocks using different techniques.
  • Learn a wet in wet style, learning how to easily blend your watercolor.
  • Create a granite look with a splatter technique.
  • Create rocks by using a dry brush style plus other tips!
Requirements
  • No prior knowledge of watercolor.
  • View Materials Lecture for basic supplies needed for this course.
  • Students will need to purchase necessary tools and supplies from the an art supply company.
  • Please review the Udemy Dashboard to get familiar with all the bells and whistles such as changing your speed, auto play, or Help portal.
Description

Short PROJECT BASED COURSE : Learn 6 easy rock techniques that you can incorporate into your own paintings.

Learn how to paint some fun and easy rocks using watercolor? 

Try my simple easy tips and tricks to creating some attractive yet simplistic rocks that you can use in your watercolor paintings. In this course, I'll show you how to explore rocks creating 6 separate, yet simple styles, to bring your landscape or seascapes to life. The course is a total of 40 minutes long with 6 separate lectures and styles of rock. We will not complete a full scene in this course. It is to be used as a guide on how to create different textures and simple types of rock to use in your own scenes.

Do you get frustrated with watercolor and all those details? Can't seem to figure out how to create something that looks like a rock and not a blob of color? Join me in this new course "How to Paint Rocks Using Watercolor" and I'll show you some very easy tips and tricks to creating some very easy rock formations using watercolors.

In this class we'll go over six different ways to create simple and interesting layers with watercolor. The first concept I'll show you some wet in wet techniques and then we'll move onto smooth and round boulders, a rocky Island scene, a granite style rock, and then some dry brush techniques that I use in my daily art. 

This class is for new painters or those of you that get overwhelmed or are unsure where to start.  You will create rocks using simple techniques and tips very quickly and with out a lot of frustrations, I'll show you how.

Get your watercolors out ... and let's start having fun with some quick little rock demos!


WHAT YOU WILL DISCOVER IN THIS COURSE:

  • How to create 6 different styles of rocks

  • We'll cover a wet in wet style, learning how to easily blend your watercolor

  • Learn to create a granite look with a splatter technique.

  • Create rocks by using a dry brush style plus other tips!


Please don't forget to post your projects below, I can't wait to see them! 

Have fun  - can't wait to see them!

Kellie Chasse Fine Art 


Who this course is for:
  • Students wanting to learn how to paint rocks using watercolor.
  • Anyone that wants to help grow with new skills on creating rocks for their landscape or seascape watercolor paintings.
  • Interactive community where you can upload your finished art work or art in progress for feedback and questions from both instructor and fellow students!
Course content
Expand all 13 lectures 01:13:47
+ Introduction
3 lectures 05:33

Introduction to our Watercolor Rock Class.

Learn how to paint some fun and easy rocks using watercolor? 

Try my simple easy tips an tricks to creating some attractive yet simplistic rocks that you can use in your  watercolor paintings. In this course I'll show you how to explore rocks creating 6 separate yet simple styles to bring your landscape or seascapes to life.


Preview 01:19

We will cover all the supplies needed to complete this watercolor Rock  Course. In this section Students can view the video for materials needed for these projects .  Remember this course has lifetime access so you can re-watch at anytime, plus pop back in for a refresher or updates.

 Materials used in this project:  Most of art materials are available in my Amazon Shop (Link under Blue Resource button) on Video Lecture.

  • Watercolors (Winsor Newton or any brand)

  • 140 Cold Press Watercolor paper

  • Watercolor Brushes (Size 2 Round and a small detail brush)

  • Paint Pallet

  • Black Sharpie

  • Paper Towels

  • White Gouache

  • Warm Water (2 containers)


Preview 02:20

If you are new to Udemy you may find this quick tutorial helpful. I'll discuss Playback issues, where to post Questions, where to find your resources in the lectures, and  how to leave or skip a review. There is also the Udemy Help Desk Link attached under Resources.

Preview 01:54
+ Watercolor Rock Styles and Lectures
6 lectures 37:11

In this lecture students will learn how to create a more rustic rocky coast line, by create texture and using a wet in wet technique. Students will use Yellow Orche and a shade of purple along with a Sharpie Pen to add details.

Preview 06:57

Students will create a smoother more rounded style boulder using some softer shades of purple and blues. We will continue using a wet in wet technique and create shadows and more details with a black sharpie marker.

Style #2 Watercolor Rocks - Smooth Boulder
04:46

In this lecture Students will learn to create a island from a distant view. Creating texture along the base of the island and using darker values. We will also sketch in some trees along with some closer rocks using Yellow and Paynes Grey.

Style #3 Watercolor Rocks - Creating a Coastal Island
06:11

Students will create a more detailed granite style rock using a splatter technique along with some white gouache to added more highlights.

Style #4 Watercolor Rocks - Granite Rock
09:42

For our 5th style of painting rocks students will learn to scale the size of a small island using very little strokes and details to create the look of rocks from a far.

Style #5 Watercolor Rocks - Creating a small island with White Gouache Details
04:08

We'll learn to create rocks using grey and using a dry brush technique with less water. We'll learn how to tint gouache and how to create without a lot of water. Creating texture with very little effort.

Style #6 Watercolor Rocks - Final Steps using a Dry Brush Technique
05:27
+ Updates: 4/14/20
3 lectures 29:42

Here are a few more options other than white gouache for highlights.

More options in place of White Goauche
14:01

Let's do a project using the last demo to create a painting.

New Rock Project Added 4/14/20
09:26

I have added a lecture from my original lighthouse painting so that you can see how to incorporate your rocks into a painting.

Sample rock demo from the Lighthouse Painting Course.
06:15