Skillshare Classes

There are some topics that require too much detail to communicate through a platform like YouTube. Enter Skillshare! I'm a Top Teacher over on Skillshare where I teach structured classes that cover topics like 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 geeks 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.

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How to Set Up a Custom Watercolor Palette

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.

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Mastering Water Control: Harness the
Power of Water in Watercolors

Want to learn how to 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.

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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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Fur, Feathers, and Scales: Painting
Animal Textures in Watercolor

Here we tackle the difficult task of creating unique animal textures with watercolors. Join us as we learn to paint seven different animal textures and then apply those studies to completed paintings to find that perfect balance between realistic and watercolor textures.

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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 and comfortable with these subjects.

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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 and comfortable with these subjects.

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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.

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