Watercolour Painting Basics
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Watercolour Painting Basics

Watercolour Painting for Beginners
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Last updated 5/2013
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This course includes
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 articles
  • 27 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Water Colour Painting Basics
  • By the end of this course you will have learnt the fundamentals of Watercolour painting or refreshed your previous techniques
Requirements
  • A watercolour paints and paper
  • It would be a good idea to find a place with plenty of light where you can practice.
Description

This course is a fabulous introduction to Watercolour Painting.  It provides basic information that is easy to understand and a step by step guide that is easy to follow, teaching you the fundamentals of this medium as though you were actually in a live Art Class.

So if you have never tried Watercolour Painting before, or perhaps want to remind yourself of the basics of this field of art - then you will thoroughly enjoy this visual journey and taking part in the tutorials as they play.


 

Who this course is for:
  • Beginners or those who have not painted for a while
Course content
Expand all 23 lectures 03:36:27
+ Get to know your paintbox!
6 lectures 01:00:09
Introduction
00:32
In this lecture you will learn the basic relationship of colours to each other.
Preview 15:00
In this lecture you will learn how to create a series of warm, cool and neutral colours.
Warm,Cool and Neutral Colours
07:01
By making a colour chart you will find out how to mix colours.
The Colour Chart
28:08
Here you will continue to create your colour chart.
The Colour Chart (part two)
06:07
In this lecture you will finalize your colour chart which you can keep for future reference.
The Colour Chart (part three)
03:21
+ Let's start painting!
4 lectures 41:15
We are now looking at and how the paler colours are used for the distance and the stronger colours for the foreground,
Trees
11:11
In this lecture you will learn that when preparing to do  landscape you must first damp the paper which is going to represent the sky.
Washes and Landscapes - part one
21:40
Washes and Landscapes - part two
03:18
Remember when doing a landscape to make the distant view in pale colours and the foreground in much stronger colours and in much greater detail.
Washes and Landscapes - Part Three
05:06
+ More detail!
6 lectures 20:43
In this lecture you can study the diagrams giving the proportions that are generally used of the human form.
The Human Form
03:20
In this tutorial you will learn the basic rules for painting faces.
Noses Eyes and Ears
05:28
You will learn in this lecture how to draw the correct perspective of a street.
Perspective Part One
01:45
Pespective Part two
00:45
In this lecture you will learn how to understand elipses and how to use this in your future painting.
Elipses
03:11
After watching this video you will understand how to stretch paper which will give you a better surface for painting.
Stretching Paper
06:14
+ Let's paint a Still Life
3 lectures 32:05
In this lecture you will learn how to prepare for painting your still life.
Still Life part one
25:12
Here you will be learning about light and shade on your still life.
Still Life part two
06:07
In this lecture you will be learning how to finish off your painting.
Still Life part three
00:46
+ Now let's have some fun!
1 lecture 02:00
To conclude your course you will be able to have some fun learning how to create a splatter painting.
Splatter Painting
02:00
+ Final notes to review!
2 lectures 00:00
A quick resume of how to create a wash.
Art Course Helpful Notes
1 page
An extensive look at art on the internet.
art of the web
57 pages
+ Conclusion
1 lecture 02:14
Concluding Lecture
02:14