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3 Sessions / 1 hours of work per session
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Topics
Illustration, Art, Painting, Watercolor, Fine Art, Creativity
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Anyone Can Watercolor: The Basics for Creating Magical Pieces

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Illustration, Art, Painting, Watercolor, Fine Art, Creativity
Course Description

Watercolor is a loose and unpredictable medium, which can make it daunting for most people to pick up a brush and try. The truth is the basics are very simple to learn and just take practice to master. There is a lot that can be controlled with practice, and the rest (happy accidents) is what makes it so interesting. In this course you will learn about the personality of watercolor and the simple techniques needed to paint with confidence. I will go into detail about everything you need to get started on your never-ending journey of discovery, from:

  • What Supplies to Get
  • 6 Different Wash Techniques
  • How to Layer
  • How to Blend
  • The Water and Paint Dynamic
  • Working Light to Dark
  • Masking Fluid
  • Adding White With Other Media
  • Salt Technique
  • Alcohol Resist Technique
  • Other Tips and Tricks

By the end of the class you will have the skills necessary to create enchanting watercolor pieces that you can sell, frame, use in your illustration portfolio, or gift to a loved one. I share all the techniques I accumulated over the years, so every watercolor enthusiast can learn something, but beginners will benefit the most. So, no more excuses! It's about time you start to dabble in the art of watercolor magic!

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schedule

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Session 1: Supplies (July 24, 2019)
We'll go over brushes, paper, paints, & other supplies you need to get started!
4 lessons
1. Brushes
2. Paper
3. Paints
4. Other Supplies
Session 2: The Basics (July 31, 2019)
We will learn how to use watercolor by going over tons of watercolor techniques; beginner & advanced. From different kinds of washes, to layering, to adding highlights, and tons of other magical techniques/effects.
5 lessons
1. Washes
2. Watercolor
3. 3D Sphere
4. Highlights
5. Magical Effects
Session 3: Final Project (August 7, 2019)
We will put everything we learned together by painting a super magical feather and then it will be your turn to do the same with whatever you choose to paint for the final project! :)
2 lessons
1. Feather Painting
2. The End
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We will go over all the supplies required to start playing with watercolors. Otherwise, all you need is a willingness to play! ;)

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