Playing with Watercolor
Beginner | 1 hour 38 min
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Playing with Watercolor
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Part 1:
Playing with Watercolor: Mixing Colors and Creating Charts
Lindsay Stripling
Learn the essentials of working with your paints and brushes to create gorgeous washes in Part 1. Lindsay shows you how to create a color chart with customized tints and shades, as well as how to blend primary colors to create neutrals. Finally, Lindsay shows you how to clean up your workspace and care for your tools.
Part 2:
Playing with Watercolor: Part 2 - Painting Landscape Orbs
Lindsay Stripling
Part 2 is chock full of intermediate techniques, all of which are used to make intriguing circular landscapes (or orbs). Lindsay shows you how to create white space and add textures, including adding walnut ink to watercolor and using masking fluid. You will then put these skills into practice, creating abstract landscapes and horizon lines with both wet-on-wet and dry-on-wet techniques.
Part 3:
Playing with Watercolor: Part 3 - Painted and Collaged Landscapes
Lindsay Stripling
In the third and final part of Playing with Watercolor, Lindsay leads you through exercises for combining paintings with collage, resulting in highly textured artwork. You will learn how to create glazed layers and add salt for texture, then put everything together to create a collaged landscape filled with color and depth.
 
Learn the essentials of working with your paints and brushes to create gorgeous washes in Part 1. Lindsay shows you how to create a color chart with customized tints and shades, as well as how to blend primary colors to create neutrals. Finally, Lindsay shows you how to clean up your workspace and care for your tools. Learn how to:
  • Set up your palette
  • Handle your brushes
  • Create a flat wash, graded wash, two-color wash and wet/dry brush
  • Create a color chart
  • Gradually tint and shade your colors
  • Glaze colors to create depth and new colors
  • Mix primary colors to create neutrals and blacks
  • Clean up your watercolor workspace and care for your tools
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3009 users recommended this class to a friend
Carolina Laudon
Awesome
November 3, 2022
Lauren Hilton
Never recommend cheap paints when you’re using expensive ones to demonstrate- your students won’t get the same results and will wonder why. The class was pretty average, sorry. Can’t recommend.
More than 3 months ago
Carl Rad
Love Ms. Lindsay Stripling's art sense! Great teacher, more videos from her please!
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