Step by Step Watercolortutorial - Splendid Sunset in Malaga

Learn to Create Splendid Sunsets with Granulating Watercolors
What you'll learn
  • How to arrange a smooth painting process of wet-on-wet watercolor technique
  • Distinguishing important and secondary objects while painting a landscape
  • Learning Color palette for painting sunsets 
  • Using air perspective while painting landscapes
  • Depicting sea with waves with reflection at the sunset
  • Creating blurry effects in the foreground and the background
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Course description

Inspired by the breathtaking beauty of this coastal gem, Malaga, this tutorial is a journey into the world of vibrant colors.

We will be painting the unique atmosphere of Malaga, where the sun gracefully dips below the horizon, casting a warm, golden glow over the sea. 

Yana has been painting en plein air there and now we have a unique opportunity to feel a special atmosphere so that you imagine, you are painting en plein air the sunset at this beautiful spot.

We will learn how to combine soft, blended and detailed effects, you will learn how to let watercolor paint flow and create a vivid evening atmosphere.

This is a recording of a Live-Course.

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Watercolor paper:                                
Arсhes - 100% cotton, cold pressed, Grain fin, 300gsm or
Saunders Waterford - 100% cotton, cold pressed, Grain Fin, 300gsm and Cellulose paper for exercises                        

Professional watercolor paints:
(Any professional brand will suit: Schmincke, Sennelier, Daniel Smith, Rembrandt, Van Gogh etc.)
- + Royal Blue/Lavender (Sennelier, Daniel Smith, etc.)                
Colors I am using:
- Royal Blue (Sennelier)
- Lavender (Rembrandt)
- Ultramarine (Van Gogh)
- Burnt Sienna (Van Gogh)
- Permanent Yellow Light, Pigment PY154 (Mijjelo)
- Olive Green/Yellow Green  (HSchmincke)
- Paynes Grey (Sennelier)
- Opera Rose (Mijjelo)
- Neutral Tint (Schmincke)
- Cadmium Red (Van Gogh)
- Perylene Violet (Winsor&Newton)
- White Gouache
- Indigo (Schmincke)

- Flat goat brush/Hake brush 3-5 cm, 
- Round synthetic brush Escoda Perla  #12, 
- Flat synthetic brush (Da Vinci Top Acryl #10)                     
- Schlepper brush/Rigger brush/Liner brush, natural hair (sable/Kolinsky) #1 (e.g. Da Vinci Maestro Tobolsky 1203K #1)

- Calligraphic brush

- Big extra soft brush for blending (petit gris or goat)

- Plastic/Glass/any other water resistant board (not a wooden one)
- Pencil/eraser
- Paper towels
- 2 Cups of water
- Watercolor palette or a white plate

  • Livestream Part 2
    Livestream Part 2
  • Livestream Part 3
    Livestream Part 3
  • Livestream Part 3
    Livestream Part 3
  • Livestream Part 4
    Livestream Part 4
Yana Ivannikova
Yana Ivannikova
Plain Air Artist
Yana Ivannikova is an artist working in different techniques, combining watercolor with soft pastels and other mediums to create a pure fusion of free flow of watercolor and solidness of other materials.
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  • Content :
    4 lessons
  • Duration :
    2h 19m
  • Level :
    All levels
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