Welcome to the exciting world of watercolor painting! Mastering the art of creating a loose yet accurate natural landscape can feel overwhelming and daunting as a beginner. Where do you start? What techniques do you use? How do you bring your vision to life on paper?
In this class, you'll discover all the essential processes and techniques to transform any photograph into a stunning and impressionistic landscape. With my expert guidance, you'll learn how to create a masterpiece that captures the scene's essence and showcases your unique creative style.
Together, we'll explore ten breathtaking Australian landscapes, and I'll take you on a journey to recreate each one step by step. You'll witness my entire process in real time, from the initial drawing and composition of the scene to the careful layering of light and shadows, and the final addition of details and highlights. We will also cover some essential techniques such as wet-in-wet, and wet-on-dry, and practice painting some common landscape elements such as trees, rocks, and water.
With each lesson, your skills will improve, and you'll watch your paintings come to life! Whether you're an experienced artist or a curious beginner, this class will equip you with the tools and techniques to create awe-inspiring landscapes with ease and precision.
Join me on this exhilarating adventure into the world of watercolors and let's unleash your inner artist together! I can't wait to get started!
Class resources are included under the 'Materials Required' lecture.
This class includes the following:
Part 1: Techniques
- Wet-in-wet techniques. Different stages of wetness and effects.
- Wet-in-wet vs wet-in-dry
- Painting basic landscape subjects - rocks, trees, water, grass/foliage.
Part 2: Paint-along Demonstrations
- 10 included landscape projects
- Step-by-step instructions