Basics of Watercolor Paint

Nicola A Blakemore
A free video tutorial from Nicola A Blakemore
Professional Artist, Teacher and Creative Entrepreneur
4.4 instructor rating • 39 courses • 37,487 students

Lecture description

A student said they were having a problem with getting enough water and colour from the dry paints. I have therefore added this short film just in case anyone else is problems.

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BEST SELLER Beginners Watercolor. Get clear on the BASICS.

Painting in watercolor? Start with the real BASICS. Play, learn, gain understanding & confidence as you play & paint.

04:04:08 of on-demand video • Updated May 2021

  • Students will learn how watercolor paints work with the water and so how to use them effectively.
  • Students will learn and understand the principle of a color wash.
  • Students will learn how layers of washes of the same color can create shape and shading.
  • Students will be able to watercolor paint a three dimensional object.
  • Learn how to create highlights and shadows in watercolor paints.
  • Through repetition the student will gain confidence with this medium.
  • Start at the very beginning and understand the basics of color mixing.
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