Watercolour for beginners 4
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Watercolour for beginners 4

Easy lessons anyone can do
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Created by Doris Charest
Last updated 11/2015
English
Current price: $10 Original price: $25 Discount: 60% off
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Includes:
  • 43 mins on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • 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
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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
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.

Who is the target audience?
  • Any beginners. Too easy for experienced watercolourists.
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Curriculum For This Course
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Start Here
1 Lecture 01:42

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

Preview 01:42
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Basic information about watercolour materials
4 Lectures 09:36

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

Preview 03:54

A review of watercolour brushes and how to choose them.

Preview 01:40

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

Preview 01:58

Learn how to use your brush to create skinny lines.

Preview 02:04
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Project #1 A cabin in a snow storm
6 Lectures 17:09

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

Project 1 The drawing
03:00

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!

Project 1 The sky
04:43

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

Adding yellow in small areas
01:11

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

Project 1 The fence post
01:01

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

Project 1 The cabin's trees
05:17

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

Project 1 The conclusion and an infomercial
01:57
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Project #2 A Sunset
5 Lectures 14:36

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

Project 2 The introduction and the drawing
04:24

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

Project #2 The lake
02:07

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

Project 2 The shore
02:51

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

Project 2 The trees
04:26

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

Project 2 Variations and conclusion
00:48

A review of what we have taken.

A fun quiz
5 questions
About the Instructor
Doris Charest
4.2 Average rating
48 Reviews
379 Students
25 Courses
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.