Watercolour for beginners #1

The basics you need to know for success.
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  • Lectures 17
  • Length 38 mins
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 11/2015 English

Course Description

Watercolour is a fun and easy. Once you learn the basic steps, painting will be a joy. This course will teach you all about the materials you will need and guide you to create two easy projects. You can complete this course in two hours if you follow the step-by-step process. There are hints and pointers in every lesson. Two techniques are taught per lesson. You will learn how to create a wash, how dry brush, how to use your brush to create different effects, how to choose your paint, how to choose watercolour paper, how to use salt to make it look like it is snowing and more. These are the successful lessons that have been used for beginner students before. I have chosen my students' favorite lessons show you. You can enjoy these lessons too. By the end of the series, you should be able to paint in watercolours all by yourself.

What are the requirements?

  • The students just need to bring their love of art and an interest in watercolour to this course

What am I going to get from this course?

  • You will learn what paint to use.
  • You will learn to choose the right brush.
  • You will learn all about watercolour paper
  • You will learn how to start a watercolour drawing.
  • You will learn how to do a 'wash' in watercolour.
  • You will learn how to make skinny lines with a brush
  • You will learn how to decide if your paper is ready for the next step.
  • You will learn how easy watercolour painting is.
  • You will learn how much fun watercolour painting is.

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone interested in watercolour can take this course.
  • Anyone that loves art and wants to try watercolour can take this course.
  • This course is meant for beginners or someone looking for a quick refresher

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Start Here

A brief description of the two fun paintings we will do in the course.

Section 2: Art materials

A description of how to fold and cut paper.


A description of watercolour brushes.


A description of watercolour paint.

Section 3: Project #1

The very first step on the very first painting. Yahoo! We get to start.


This is your very first watercolour wash!


Part 2- A second wash but in yellow this time.


A special lesson on how to make skinny lines.


Now we get to add a tree!


Details, details, and more details. They are very important!


A review of what we covered and a look at the next project....


A little history of watercolour.

Section 4: Project #2

The second project and how to start a beautiful sunset.


A small but important step....adding a hill.


Adding a tree and tweaking a few things in a painting.


Adding leaves to a tree the easy way.


A review of all that we have covered and a peak at what is in the next course.

5 questions

A review of what we covered.

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Instructor Biography

Doris Charest, Contemporary Fine Art Instructor

Mixed media and contemporary art are my specialty. I love color, texture and a more contemporary art. I am here to teach you to abandon yourself to exploration and experimental techniques. I have been published in Somerset Studio and Leisure Painter. I have been the recipient of the Sylvie Brabant award and received awards for my art work.

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