Master City Landscape with Watercolor. Charles Bridge in Prague

Learn to make your picture stand out
What you'll learn
  • Basic theories about color and its qualities 
  • Different ways of mixing paint
  • create beautiful gradients with simple and effective exercises
  • How you can create space and depth in your work with the right color combination
  • Creating the tone sketch 
  • Pencil drawing
  • How to paint people
  • How to depict reflections
  • How to use different brush techniques
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Course description

How to draw a frequently drawn plot in your own way?
Which techniques help us to convey depth and create an atmospheric and stylish watercolor? How do you apply interesting new color combinations? You will find the answers to all these questions in this course.

In addition, you will study the basic theories about color and its properties, get to know different ways of mixing color and create beautiful gradients through simple and effective exercises.

Equipped with this knowledge and further following detailed instruction, you will paint a large picture. Starting with a tone level sketch, creating a color palette and a pencil drawing, ending with small details and tricks.
 
You will be able to use all this knowledge in your own work, because not only will you learn how to apply different techniques, but you will also learn where and when it fits best.

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Requirements

The course does not require any prior knowledge.

Materials 

Paper. 
Watercolor paper preferably 100% cotton, density not less than 300 g/m2. For example, the following manufacturers: Arches, W&N, Canson Watercolor. You can buy the paper both in blocks and as separate sheets. 

Paints: 
Professional watercolour set from, White Nights, Schmincke, W&N and other professional series.
In cuvettes or tubes - it does not matter. 

Colors that are used in the course: 

  • Burnt Sienna
  • Ultramarine
  • Alizarin (cold red)
  • Turkis (amazonit) 
  • Grey Payne
  • Transparent Orange
  • Transparent Yellow
  • White gouache

Brushes. 
If you already have brushes, take your usual set. 
The course uses:

  • the middle round french brush Da Vinci mix-b 3 
  • thin brush with a pointed tip for details
  • soft flat brush for wetting paper
  • synthetic flat brush

Other necessary materials: 

  • plastic palette
  • pencil
  • eraser
  • plane table
  • water tank
  • paint tape
  • paper towels
  • spray
Content
  • Materials
    Materials
    10:41
  • Color Theory
    Color Theory
    04:39
  • Color Techniques
    Color Techniques
    12:05
  • Techniques Practice
    Techniques Practice
    09:09
  • Pencil Sketch 1
    Pencil Sketch 1
    11:25
  • Pencil Sketch 2
    Pencil Sketch 2
    15:37
  • Shades 1
    Shades 1
    16:21
  • Shades 2
    Shades 2
    09:02
  • First Layer
    First Layer
    16:40
  • Second Layer
    Second Layer
    08:03
  • Background
    Background
    10:10
  • Left Statues
    Left Statues
    09:40
  • Right Statues
    Right Statues
    11:38
  • Left Street Lights
    Left Street Lights
    07:17
  • Right Street Lights
    Right Street Lights
    03:23
  • Bridge. Left Side
    Bridge. Left Side
    09:14
  • Behind Left Statues
    Behind Left Statues
    05:34
  • People
    People
    13:34
  • Bridge Improvements
    Bridge Improvements
    11:34
  • Details
    Details
    12:20
  • Remove Tape
    Remove Tape
    01:34
Students' works on this course
Rabi Alieva
Rabi Alieva
Watercolor artist
Rabi Alieva is a watercolor artist and designer who absorbs different methods and techniques of how to teach drawing. She gladly shares her experience of how to learn to draw impressive watercolors in a short time.  
This course includes:
  • Languages :
    en, de, ru
  • Subtitles :
    en, ru
  • Content :
    21 lesson
  • Duration :
    3h 30m
  • Level :
    Beginner
  • Updated :
    2021-01-12
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