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Watercolour for beginners #6

Two lessons to develop your watercolour skills
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Created by Doris Charest
Last updated 11/2015
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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?
  • Anyone interested in painting in watercolour
  • Anyone who loves art
  • The course is only for beginners
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What Will I Learn?
Learn how to use salt to create a snow storm
Learn how to paint a wash
Learn how to paint rocks
Learn how to do a multicolour wash
Learn how to add snow
Learn how to add shadows
Learn how to dry brush
Learn how to paint birch trees
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  • All the information you need is in the course
  • All you need is to be willing to try painting in watercolour
Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 16 Lectures Collapse All 16 Lectures 41:53
An introduction to the course.
1 Lecture 01:37

A short review of the projects we are going to create.

Preview 01:37
Basic information you need to know before you start.
4 Lectures 09:36

A lesson on how to choose watercolour paper and what to do with it.

Preview 03:54

A short explanation on how to choose a watercolour brush.

Preview 01:40

How to choose watercolour paint.

Preview 01:58

An exercise on how to use your brush to create skinny lines.

Preview 02:04
Project # 1 Birch trees in a landscape
7 Lectures 18:58

An easy step-by-step drawing.

Project 1 The introduction and the drawing

A wash in the sky with a mixed colour wash on the ground area.

Project 1 The sky and field...easy steps

Making a rock look 3-D - easy too.

Project 1 The rock - all by itself.

The large expanse of background trees are done with a wash....easy too.

Project 1 The background- behind the rock

A mini step - creating a light grey for a shadow.

Project 1 Shadows on the trees

Small details that make a difference for the project.

Project 1 Last details

A description of the project.

Project 2 The conclusion, an infomercial and more details.
Project # 2 A purple winter scene
4 Lectures 11:42
Project 2 The introduction, the sky and the ground

A short step to add trees.

Project 2 The trees

A spattering exercise for the snow.

Project 2 The snow

A review of the projects and the whole series of courses. Just a few extra details too.

Project 2 The conclusion

A review of what we have covered.

A fun quiz
5 questions
About the Instructor
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286 Students
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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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