Learn how to make wonderful digital watercolor paintings
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Learn how to make wonderful digital watercolor paintings

Making watercolor painting easy, accessible and inexpensive.
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Created by Mandar Marathe
Last updated 10/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Know how digital watercolors can be just as effective as real watercolors
  • Confidently paint with digital watercolors using Adobe Sketch
  • Create watercolor painting on the go
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Requirements
  • Apple iPad
  • Adobe Photoshops Sketch App (Free)
  • Apple Pencil (OPTIONAL)
Description

Painting with watercolors is an interesting and intriguing activity. Unlike other mediums, you never have full control over how the colors interact with each other and how they finally look once dry. That adds lot of magic and interest to the paintings. This magic makes watercolors one the best mediums for expressive paintings.

At the same time, it can be challenging to get desired results with this transparent medium. Digital technology has made this challenge simpler and inexpensive. Painting with watercolor has never been so easy.

In this class I'll be walking you through my process of creating watercolor styled paintings using a free iPad app called Adobe Photoshop Sketch. It mimics the real watercolors to a great extent and has many benefits over real watercolor painting. Being a digital medium, you can undo, redo, use layers and still get those wet in wet, glazing, dry brush and wash effects.

You should take this course if you paint using watercolors, or are thinking about it. Even if you have never painted with watercolors, you can start now because it is so easy with this app. This app also removes the need to buy expensive watercolor papers, premium watercolors and brushes.

It is a way of creating nice artworks without having to fear you might spoil the paper, deal with the hassle of spilling water, getting color on your clothes, wet painting being ruined by unwanted splatter or any other worry that kept you from painting with watercolors. If you are an experienced watercolor artist, you can use Adobe Sketch to try your ideas before you develop them into real watercolor paintings. You can even print and frame your paintings for adding more colors to your life or turn them into exclusive gifts for your friends and family. So, join the class and learn to paint with digital watercolors! See you in the class!

Who is the target audience?
  • This digital watercolor course is meant for every one who wants to dabble into watercolors but is held back because of difficult learning curve.
  • This course is for every one who wants to dabble into watercolors but is held back because of expensive supplies and fear of wasting colors and paper
  • This course is for every one who wants to paint with watercolors but has very little time to get the material out, paint and put the material back in it's place.
  • For all those who haven't yet tried watercolors
  • For all those who would love to
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Curriculum For This Course
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Getting to know the basics
4 Lectures 18:19

This is an introduction to the course and it talks about watercolor as a medium of expressive painting, how digital technology has made the learning curve shorter, what are the benefits of painting digitally and who should take the course.

Preview 02:25

This video talks in depth about various brush settings that are possible in Adobe Photoshop Sketch and how they affect the brushstrokes.

Brush settings in Adobe Sketch
05:39

In this class we talk about other tools such as tracing, laying and export.

Other tools in Adobe Sketch
04:53

Real watercolors can create various effects with techniques such as wet-in-wet, dry brush, color lifting, glazing and washes. In this lecture I show you how you can get all the effects in Adobe Sketch.

Watercolor Effects With Adobe Sketch
05:22
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Demonstration
2 Lectures 29:03

This video is first part of a complete demonstration of me painting a landscape with Adobe Sketch where in I talk as I paint so you know what's in my mind when i am making certain brushstrokes or choosing particular colors.

Demonstration Part 1
14:33

This video is second and last part of a complete demonstration of me painting a landscape with Adobe Sketch where in I talk as I paint so you know what's in my mind when i am making certain brushstrokes or choosing particular colors.

Preview 14:30
About the Instructor
Mandar Marathe
4.5 Average rating
54 Reviews
377 Students
12 Courses
Fine Artist, Sculptor, Illustrator, Designer and Engineer

I am a Fine Artist, Sculptor, Illustrator, Designer and Engineer based at Pune, India. I do paintings, sculptures, illustrations and conduct art workshops.

Till now, I have had 12 shows of my paintings and taught about 1000+ students in my art workshops (drawing & sketching, acrylic & oil painting and Ganapati idol making / clay modelling)

I have been doing painting and clay modelling since last 30 years and have been teaching it since last 6 years. In addition to my in-studio workshops, I create online courses through which I can teach people anywhere in the world.

Exhibitions:

2013 • 16th Jan to 23rd Jan 2013: Three artists' show titled “Trilogy II" held at “Darpan Art Gallery", Pune.

2011 • 11th to 20th Dec 2011: Solo show held at Grubshup restaurant, Pune.
• 28th September to 4th October 2011: Three artists' show titled “Trilogy" held at “Darpan Art Gallery", Pune.
2010 • 30th May to 12th June 2010: “Artfest 2010 – Summer", a group show by Indiaart at Empress Garden and Balgadharwa Art Gallery, Pune.
2009 • 4th to 10th June 2009: Solo exhibition held at Indiaart Gallery, Pune. This exhibition featured 41 Oil and acrylic color paintings.
2007 • April 2007: 3 day workshop held by Art2Day gallery at Harne near Dapoli and group show held at the Art2Day gallery in Pune.
• 29th July to 4th August 2007: Participated in “Affordable Art" group show held at Indiaart gallery, Pune.
2005 • March 2005: Participated in a group show held by Anantrang Art Foundation at Balgadharwa Art Gallery, Pune.
2003 • Participated in a group show held by Indian Maritime Association at Balgadharwa Art Gallery, Pune.
1999 • 15th to 17th May 1999: Solo exhibition held at Siemens Ltd., Goa. This exhibition featured 21 Oil and water color paintings.
• 17th November to 7th December 1999: Solo exhibition held at “Galeria de Bellas Artes" at Calangute, Goa.

Workshops conducted:

Eco friendly Ganapati idol making workshops

42 batches in my studio from 2011 – 2015 period
11 batches conducted in IT companies and schools in Pune and Mumbai

Clay modeling workshops
6 batches conducted in my studio

Portrait sculpture workshop
1 batch conducted in my studio under guidance of my Guru, Mr. C. G. Joshi

Drawing and Sketching workshops
2 batches conducted in two IT companies

Acrylic painting workshops
3 batches conducted in my studio

Oil painting Workshops
4 batches conducted in my studio

Corporate Collections of my paintings:
1. Siemens Ltd, Goa
2. L & T Infotech Ltd, Pune
3. Infosys BPO Ltd, Pune

Private Collections of my paintings:
1. Mrs. & Mr. Sitzmann, Greece
2. Mr. Simon, Nigeria
3. Mrs. & Mr. Nielsen, USA
4. Ms. Godbole, Pune
5. Mrs. & Mr. Phadke, Pune
6. Mrs. & Mr. Umarani, Pune
7. Mrs. & Mr. Joshi, Pune
8. Mrs. and Mr. Pethkar, Pune
9. Mr. Kudal, Pune
10. Dr. Prayag, Pune
11. Mr. Desai, UK