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There are some topics that require too much detail to communicate through a platform like YouTube. Enter Skillshare! I'm a Top Teacher on Skillshare where I teach structured classes that cover topics such as color mixing, building palettes, and water control in great detail.
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Watercolor Mixing Based on Pigment Properties
In this class, we will tap into our inner watercolor nerd to better understand how pigment properties affect our ability to mix colors. The technical side of watercolors can seem intimidating at first. However, I'll teach you how the colors we select for our palettes can limit or expand our ability to mix additional colors.
Mastering Water Control: Harness the Power of Water in Watercolors
In this class, I will help you to breakdown one of the most difficult concepts surrounding this medium, learning how to control water through concrete and approachable exercises as well as a painting for our class project.
How to Paint Black
Animals in Watercolor
Painting animals at either end of the value spectrum can be challenging, especially using watercolors. This is the first class in a two-part mini series exploring painting black and white animals in watercolor to help you feel more confident with these subjects.
Embracing Tracing: Transferring
Reference Images for Watercolor
Drawing and painting are not the same skill, and one shouldn’t hold you back from exploring the other. This is an especially pertinent distinction when following online classes and tutorials, yet this topic is one that carries a lot of stigma in the art community. In this class, we are going to start from the very beginning so that we can start every watercolor painting with clean and accurate line art - without guilt or judgment.
How to Set Up a Custom
This class is an extension of the first, learning more about watercolor properties, brands of paint, and the difference between the physical palettes themselves. Discover my basic "recipe" for a standard palette, how to modify it based on your needs, and even how to create your own completely customized palette.
Fur, Feathers, and Scales: Painting
Animal Textures in Watercolor
In this class, we tackle the difficult task of creating unique animal textures with watercolors. Learn to paint seven different animal textures and find that perfect balance between realistic and watercolor textures.
How to Paint White
Animals in Watercolor
Painting animals at either end of the value spectrum can be challenging, especially using watercolors. This is the second class in a two-part mini series exploring painting black and white animals in watercolor to help you feel more confident with these subjects.
How to Draw & Paint
Animal Eyes in Watercolor
In this class, we will step away from the technical side of watercolors to learn how to draw and paint animal eyes. This class features a basic anatomy lesson, shows students how to approach drawing just about any animal eye, and has four full length demonstrations covering a variety of different of animal eyes.
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