Watercolour for beginners 4

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  • Lectures 16
  • Length 43 mins
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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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?

  • All that you need to know is covered in the course
  • You will need watercolour paper, brushes and paint
  • You will need time to learn the techniques taught and practice them
  • You will need a love for watercolour can do and a need to try all that you learn

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Paint a multicolor wash
  • Paint evergreen trees easily
  • Create shadows with ease
  • Dry brush trees
  • Use salt to create a snow storm effect
  • Use a brush to create small details
  • Learn how easy watercolour can be
  • Learn two techniques per project

Who is the target audience?

  • Any beginners. Too easy for experienced watercolourists.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Start Here

A short review of the first project - A cabin during a snow storm.

Section 2: Basic information about watercolour materials

A summary about how to choose watercolour paper and how to use it.


A review of watercolour brushes and how to choose them.


A short review of watercolour paint and how to choose it.


Learn how to use your brush to create skinny lines.

Section 3: Project #1 A cabin in a snow storm

An easy step-by-step process for the drawing. The drawing is included if you need it.


How to make it look like it is snowing. This is a technique students love and you will love it too. It is so easy!


One small detail....quick and easy. Not all painting is hard work. These details add a lot to the painting.


An easy step in dry brush. A technique that few people use but in this case works like a charm.


A short step - adding some trees in dry brush. Review the video on making skinny lines before doing this step.


Here you see variations on the painting done. It can change a lot. Also there is an infomercial or brief history lesson on watercolour.

Section 4: Project #2 A Sunset

Let's start with the sky. An easy wash with a twist.


Let's repeat the process with the lake. Remember that the lake should look like the sky.


On the edge of the lake, there is a shore. This is an easy step.


More dry brush technique for trees. Remember to review the video on making skinny lines before you do this step.


A summary of the course with more ideas. You can see that there are many ways to paint this painting.

5 questions

A review of what we have taken.

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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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