Choose this class if you are interested in learning how to paint trees, meadows, and sky in watercolor.
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Painting a landscape
In this class, I will be teaching you how to apply colors wet on wet; what is the best ratio between water and paint when applying colors wet on wet; how to wet paper so you have the most control; how to keep things 'loose without overworking the areas.
It's important to visualize where you are going to apply colors - this is when light and shadows become the most important - especially when you are painting trees or the sky (clouds). I will be teaching you how to plan this ahead, so you feel comfortable with wetting the paper, and to think of all the areas where (and why) you are going to apply certain colors, starting with undertones (clouds, trees, meadow), the lightest colors first.
I can't wait to share all the tips with you.
Hi, I’m your watercolor teacher!
After starting two online schools (first on Patreon and later on Teachable), I wanted to create a membership-based school with more detailed classes. Something a lot more affordable and with a broader choice of subjects.
Examples of some of my other landscapes.
Wet on wet vs wet on dry
When I first started painting with watercolors, I didn't know much about 'wet on wet, so I was painting everything 'wet on dry. The truth is, painting 'wet on wet is much easier once you learn the correct ratios between water and paint. You can divide every painting into sections, so you don't have to tackle all the objects at once.
No matter what object you are adding to your landscape, you want to think of composition in your painting. What may work in the reference image, may not necessarily work in your painting. I always try to think of how to bring out the main object to the surface. An example, if in the reference a seagull is very small - I will enlarge it in my painting.
Light and shadows
As with every painting, it's all about light and shadows, to create a nice balance. Whenever you apply colors to the water or sky, you always want to think of the lightest areas first.
When painting clouds, there are so many different techniques. In this class, I will be teaching you how to create shadows for the clouds, and how to mostly paint them 'wet on wet.
If you would like to learn how to add more dimension to your clouds, I have a course in this school about how to master different skies in watercolor.
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