Step by Step Tutorial: Christmas Illustration with Watercolor

Learn how to illustrate a Christmas Motif with Watercolors
What you'll learn
  • How to paint an illustration with only a few colors 
  • How to use Christmas decorations to find a motif
  • How to paint mirror objects
  • Watercolor techniques - wet-on-wet and wet-on-dry 
  • How to combine watercolor and colored pencils
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Course description

Christmas is the best time to give joy. And what could be better than a warm, heartfelt gift that you have made yourself?

In this class Irina will show you how to paint a stylish Christmas illustration with watercolors. She will give you tips on watercolor technique and finding motifs and color palette. This motif will not only make a wonderful gift for your loved ones, but also a wonderful way to learn something new.

This is a recording of a Live-Course.

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- Branded watercolor paper, which is 100% cotton, rough or fine-grained, with a density of 250-300 g/m². 

Watercolor paint:
- Viridian Green or Perylene Green
- Siena burnt
- Black or Lunar Black
- Olive Green
- Cobalt Violet
- Naples Yellow Reddish
- White Guasche 

- Pencil and erasers (regular and kneaded) 
- masking tape 
- Wooden or plastic board 
- paper towels 
- mixing palette (ceramic or plastic) 
- a medium sized watercolor brush 
- a small synthetic brush with a sharp tip 
- hair dryer 
- You can also use colored pencils for small details. I used black, coral, gray-purple dark, green-gray dark.

The above colors can be substituted with others. You can choose your own basic palette with other colors. 

Just check first which colors blend together.

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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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    3 lessons
  • Duration :
    2h 20m
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    All levels
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