Watercolor Painting for the Beginner

Learn the secrets to starting your own Watercolor Painting.
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  • Lectures 9
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 4/2015 English

Course Description

Come discover the world of Watercolor Painting. This course is intended for anyone who's ever asked the question how do you paint that? How do you get started? I take my students step by step through topics like what Paints to use and what tools are needed. They will Master the different brush stoke techniques. Then I teach my students how to start there own painting from sizing the image to blending colors. In this video I begin to paint one of my hibiscus flowers. I just love painting them and you will too. Also we will make a very handy guide to brush strokes, people love having this guide around. And remember "You never know what you do until you try it."

What are the requirements?

  • We will discuss which materials and supplies to get and which to avoid
  • Have an open mind and be ready to explore your inner artist

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Master the basics of Water Color Painting
  • Choose correct supplies i.e.. Paper type, Paints, Brushes
  • Create your own painted masterpieces

Who is the target audience?

  • This painting course is designed for anyone with the desire to learn about the world of Watercolor Painting
  • Very Easy to follow Instructions
  • Everyone can learn to enjoy this Painting medium

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Section 1: Meet Sharon Elliott

Hello everyone I'm your instructor Sharon Elliott and here's just a little about my background

Section 2: Introduction to Watercolor

Lets learn what Watercolor Painting is all about.

Section 3: All about supplies

We will dive into all the different types of brushes and whats worth buying and which ones you should avoid.


So many different options for choosing your paint. Lets take a closer look at which colors and brands to buy.


In this video we will discuss the different types of paper to use and when to use it.

Section 4: How to Transfer a source image to your Paper

So you've got a photo you want to pain but its a different size than your canvas. Let me show you a couple tricks to take your small source photo and transfer it to any size you want.

Section 5: All about the brush strokes

Time to put that paint on the paper. Lets learn what brush strokes you will be using to create your masterpiece.

Section 6: Lets start a Painting

Watch me start one of my own paintings and see how I combine everything we have learned so far.

Section 7: Gallery

This is a short video showing one of the galleries that my Carvings and Watercolor Paintings are in.

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Instructor Biography

Sharon Elliott, Phoenix based Artist (Woodcarver, Painter, Basket weaver)

Hello my name is Sharon Elliott and I am an artist living in the Phoenix Arizona area. I have been wood carving for 30 years and I've been teaching classes for the last 20 years on wood carving. I also in the last couple years started Water color painting which now I'm teaching and selling many paintings. I love to create arts and crafts with my hands and enjoy creating from nothing. I have my work in a couple galleries across Arizona. On Udemy I plan on teaching courses on wood carving and watercolor painting, and perhaps if people like my courses ill create a pine needle baskets class, we shall see. You never know what you can do until you try.

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