Delicious Macarons And Blueberries: Illustration For Your Sketchbook

Get joy and a boost of energy from juicy colors
What you'll learn
  • How to paint ordinary things that surround us in your own style with just three colors
  • Watercolor techniques - wet-on-wet and wet-on-dry
  • How to use colored pencils to create small accents
  • Creating a composition center
  • Specifics of using granulating watercolors
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Course description

In this class Irina will show you how to paint a stylish illustration with watercolors and colored pencils. She will give you tips on mixing techniques and finding motifs for your sketchbook.

Paint this beautiful illustration live and without stress and you will see that painting is not difficult at all. 

This is a recording of a Live-Course.

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Watercolor paper - Arches 100% cotton, rough, density 300 g/m².
You can replace it with any brand watercolor paper that is 100% cotton, rough or fine-grained, density 250-300 g/m².

- Lunar Black (or Oxide Black, Mars Black, Iron Oxide Black) PBk11
- Heliocoelin (or Cyan) PB15:3
- Indigo PB66
- White Guash

The above colors can be replaced by others. You can choose your own basic palette with other colors. Just check first which colors blend with each other.

Color pencils:
- Indigo (Prussian Blue)
- Cyan
- Light Blue

- Pencil and erasers (regular and kneaded)
- masking tape
- Wooden or plastic board
- Paper towels
- mixing palette (ceramic or plastic)
- two medium watercolor brushes
- one small synthetic brush with sharp tip
- board made of plastic, wood or cardboard

This live course doesn't require any prior knowledge.

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Irina Lupyna
Irina Lupyna
Artist and book author
Irina Lupyna is a freelance artist and book author. Modern big city and authentic old town - these two different counterparts represent her environment, to which the artist is exposed daily and is influenced by it. Contrasts are fundamental to her visual perception. She always experiments with new techniques, styles and painting media such as
markers, ink and watercolor. 
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    7 lessons
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    2h 30m
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