Urban Sketching: Draw and Paint a First Snowfall in Moscow
What you'll learn
- What materials you will need, and what pens work best for drawing and sketching.
- How to plan your illustration and painting through understanding basic compositional elements and placement of objects, color and figures.
- How to make simple, intuitive measurements to convert an photograph into an ink and watercolor illustration/painting.
- How to draw accurately and loosely with a pen.
- How to use watercolor paint to add light and dark areas to a painting and to set the mood of your painting.
- Learn how to create a snow scene illustration with pen and watercolour
- No prerequisites requried.
Experience the magic of snowfall in Moscow by drawing and painting this scene together!
BONUS Workshops: Urban Landscapes + Hermitage Scene demonstration included at the end of the course content (final lecture).
Want to learn how to draw and paint but find yourself confused about where to start? This course will build your confidence so that you'll feel ready to tackle any urban landscape afterwards.
In this class, you'll learn how to draw and paint this beautiful first snow scene in Moscow, Russia. By the end of this class, you'll feel more confident in being able to simplify complex buildings such as St Basil's Cathedral into simple yet convincing representations. You will gain knowledge and practical experience that will help to loosen up your drawings and paintings. In addition, I'll show you how to add your own personal touch to transform any reference photo into a unique piece of art.
This class is for beginners to intermediate learners and includes separate comprehensive drawing and painting lessons to help you understand and apply the entire process of creating this scene. All of the techniques and processes can be applied to any other reference picture.
What materials you will need, and what pens work best for drawing and sketching.
How to plan your illustration and painting through understanding basic compositional elements and placement of objects, color, and figures.
How to make simple, intuitive measurements to convert a photograph into an ink and watercolor illustration/painting.
How to draw accurately and loosely with a pen.
How to use watercolor paint to add light and dark areas to a painting and to set the mood of your painting.
I'm excited to get started - see you in the course!
*The reference photo attached to the materials section is a royalty-free image covered by the Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license.
Who this course is for:
- Students learning pen, ink and wash
- Students learning watercolor painting
- Students learning urban sketching
- Students learning how to draw landscapes
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.
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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.
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