Watercolour Painting - Pen/Ink and Wash Sketching ESSENTIALS
What you'll learn
- What essential materials you need for pen and wash
- How to sketch with an ink pen
- Essential watercolor painting techniques
- The importance of value and tone in watercolour painting
- Painting skies in watercolour
- Sketching and painting simple landscapes in watercolour
- Using colour effectively in watercolour
- Portraying light effectively in watercolour
- No prerequisites - however ensure you check the 'materials' videos before starting.
This Watercolour Pen and Wash course is designed for beginners with a desire to learn the essentials of Pen and Wash Watercolours.
In this class, I will show you the FUN and EASY way to enter into the world of watercolours, and turn your holiday photographs or any reference picture into simple, yet beautiful paintings. By the end of this course, you will have a firm understanding of the processes and techniques of turning any photograph into a pen and wash painting!
This unique class contains over 10 landscape painting demonstrations, based on photographs taken in the beautiful Russian town of Suzdal. I will walk you through how to complete each painting step by step!
In this Watercolour Painting - Pen and Wash Sketching Techniques course, I will cover basics such as:
Materials - what paints, paper, brushes and pens you will need
The correct use of values in painting
How to sketch a subject easily by simplifying a landscape into basic shapes
Using essential watercolour techniques such as wet-in-wet and wet-on-dry
Referring to the attached reference pictures in this course, complete 2-4 sketches using the techniques and processes described in this class. You can follow along in the video, or you can have a try afterwards by yourself.
If you have other reference photos you'd like to try, then how about turning these into line and wash paintings? Post your results below! You can choose any beach landscape or even another type of landscape altogether. I will be available and respond to any questions or feedback you may have. I would love to hear from you.
Who this course is for:
- Beginner Students in Watercolour
- Anyone with a desire to learn how to sketch and paint
Hi, I'm Darren from Watercolour Mentor, and I'm here to Mentor, Encourage and Inspire you in your watercolour journey! 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 am a part-time artist and have won awards for my work. Teaching watercolours is my passion and I look forward to sharing my premium classes with you on this platform.
I have many more classes planned - be sure to follow me and my classes here to keep updated.