Painting: be proud of your first watercolour painting

Want to experience the thrill of seeing the birth of a landscape while you're enjoying using watercolors? It's easy!
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  • Lectures 15
  • Contents Video: 37 mins
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 12/2014 English

Course Description

>>Would you like to try to paint, perhaps with watercolours (it's cheap and it won't take a lot of time) and see a great result, such a painting that it's ready to be hang on your wall with your signature on it? YOU CAN DO IT IN LESS THAN ONE HOUR. <<

This is a 'learn as you paint' and 'paint along with me' course.

>>There's nothing more rewarding than seeing the birth of a work of art on a blank sheet of paper under our hands.<<

With this course, step by step, you can follow me in the production of a landscape with watercolors. I choose this subject because there is a low possibility of making mistakes on it but it's perfect to teach you how to paint a sky, shadows, how bland colours, ..and more!

I will explain what I'm doing, I'll give you the best advice and tips, to create a painting that after the course you can hang in your home and be proud to have it done by yourself.

I'll also show you how you can mix this technique with another one to achieve a great result in a easy way. Learning is about experimenting new things!

What's more, with what you will learn from this watercolour's course you'll be able to make other artworks like it!

Feel free to:

  • ask questions;
  • share your concerns with me at any time;
  • send me the photo of your masterpiece;
  • or any other artwork that you will be glad to paint after this course, at any stage;
  • leave a feedback.

All you need to do is start painting and enjoy it!

What are the requirements?

  • Enthusiasm for being creative
  • No fear of failure 'cause you'll be the artist!
  • Watercolour paints
  • Two paint brushes (one big one small for details)
  • Watercolour paper
  • Masking tape
  • Mixing palette or plate
  • Jam jar or glass for water
  • Somewhere to be comfortable, any table or desk with some good light would be perfect.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Have fun while you learn
  • Produce your own painting
  • Get the skills to be able to paint something similar aftewords
  • Learn how to paint a night sky
  • Learn how to make shadows on the subject
  • Be confident with the water and colors

What is the target audience?

  • anyone!
  • who wants produce at list one watercolour by himself
  • who wants see if painting is something that suits them
  • who want have 1h fun

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: What are we going to paint
01:21

This is an intro and I'll introduce my self and my course.

Section 2: Let's start it with settings!
01:06

In this lecture you will learn how to attach the paper to the surface on which you will paint and why this process is important. In addition, you will find attached an explanation of the types of sheets of watercolour.

02:06

In this lecture I will show you how wet the sheet before using the colours, and why we need to do it. I will also talk about the brushes which you should use and, as an attachment, you will find basic information about this tool.

Section 3: Let's start painting
04:32

You'll see how to practise with watercolours and why is important to do it. We will do together the main shades that we'll use on our painting!

02:36

In this lecture I'll explain how to start coloring and you'll start using your watercolours!!

01:54

In this lecture I'll show you what happens if you don't keep clean your glass of water.

03:51

In this lecture you'll start to paint the sky and you'll understand why and how make it slovly dark.

01:55

In this lecture I will reveal a trick to dry the paper in no time. You will learn how and why it can be useful. ;)

02:00

I'll explain why and HOW you should re-paint the sky with the same colours more times instead of using a black colour. You'll see your sky becoming deeper and intense.

01:18

You'll learn how to draw mountains o the horizon and you'll se your painting becoming complete.

01:22

I'll teach you how to colour the mountains making them look realistic with shadows. You'll see that It's really simple!

08:28

You will learn how to use another technique in addiction to the watercolour. This is important because sometime the result is easier to achieve and looks better. You'll add stars to your sky and have a overall view of your masterpiece!

01:54

In this lesson we will see our painting and we will correct those things that do not convince us to make it perfect and finished!

Section 4: You're almost at the end!
Take off the tape CAREFULLY and put YOUR signature on YOUR masterpiece!
01:32
Congratulations!
00:52

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Instructor Biography

Patrycja Jeleniewicz, Professional Artist

My name’s Patrycja Jeleniewicz, I was born in Poland, but I grew up in Italy and I attended Art School there for five years.

In 2008 I won “La citta’ delle torri”, which is held in Brescia and organized by the “FAI”.

From 2009 to 2011 I worked at “Fucinatura Pontogliese” Company, in Pontoglio (IT) as a designer.

From Autumn 2012 until January 2014 I worked as assistant and second photographer for Simone Mondino, an Italian professional photographer . Whith him I set up an exhibition called “NaturArte” where I showed my paintings and he his photos. It was held at the restaurant “Pane&Vino” in Cherasco.

In spring 2013 I worked for “CuneoSocial” , creating graphics and I also created posters for “MeteoNetwork” .

In May 2013 exhibited one of my artworks at the Art School of Cuneo. This painting received a special mention during the ‘Bongiovanni’ competition.

In August I participated with some of my oil canvases at the event “Mangiamo, Cavalchiamo, Artiamo” in Racconigi, along with several well-known artists of the Piedmont.

From to 13 October 2013 I held a second art exhibition with the photographer Mondino, at the Art Gallery “Mondow” of Mondovi’.

Now I’m in Brisbane (Australia), here I'm working mostly on private commissions. I'm also studying travel&tourism, my second biggest passion.

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