Watercolor: Summer Forest. Online Course For Beginners

Paint light that breaks through crowns of trees
What you'll learn
  • basic techniques of watercolor painting: wet-on-wet and dry-on-wet.
  • how to depict light in watercolor work.
  • how to work with colors
  • how to show space and depth in your work with the right combination of colors.
  • different brush techniques.
  • how to draw the crown of trees, trunks and branches.
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Course description

The course is ideal for those who have been dreaming about it for a long time, but were a little afraid to start. For this reason, we pursue the goal of learning to paint online with you and introduce this course. The light breaking through the crown seems to be a challenging task at first glance.

Even if you are not at all familiar with painting and have picked up the brush for the first time, you will succeed by following the foolproof step-by-step instructions.

After taking this online class, you will see how easy it can be to paint with watercolors.

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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)
  • Aureolin
  • Grey Payne
  • Cobalt Blue
  • Transparent Orange
  • Transparent yellow
  • White gouache

Brushes:
If you already have brushes, take your usual set. If you buy, here are some recommendations: 

  • a middle-size round french brush out of natural hair (Da Vinci mix-b 3)
  • a fine synthetic brush for details
  • a synthetic flat brush
  • a soft flat brush to wet the sheet

Other necessary materials:

  • a plastic palette
  • a water tank
  • a paint tape
  • a paper towels
  • a spray
 
Content
  • 1a_materials_de
    1a_materials_de
    07:00
  • 1b_materials_colors_de
    1b_materials_colors_de
    13:39
  • 2_first_layer_de
    2_first_layer_de
    11:56
  • 3_left_background_de
    3_left_background_de
    13:05
  • 4_right_tree_de
    4_right_tree_de
    14:29
  • 5_branches_de
    5_branches_de
    12:08
  • 6_details_de
    6_details_de
    13:35
  • 7_remove_tape_de
    7_remove_tape_de
    01:21
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 :
    de, ru
  • Subtitles :
    en, ru
  • Content :
    8 lessons
  • Duration :
    1h 28m
  • Level :
    Beginner
  • Updated :
    2021-09-15
€17
€24
€29
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