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
  • Materialien
    Materialien
    07:00
  • Farbpalette
    Farbpalette
    13:39
  • Erste Schicht
    Erste Schicht
    11:56
  • Hintergrund
    Hintergrund
    13:05
  • Rechter Baum
    Rechter Baum
    14:29
  • Aeste
    Aeste
    12:08
  • Details
    Details
    13:35
  • Zusammenfassung
    Zusammenfassung
    01:21
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 :
    de, ru
  • Subtitles :
    en, ru
  • Content :
    8 lessons
  • Duration :
    1h 28m
  • Level :
    Beginner
  • Updated :
    2021-04-21
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