Beginner | 2 hours
Taught by Lisa Solomon
Artist, educator, and A Field Guide to Color author Lisa Solomon shares her unfettered enthusiasm for color in this daily practice series. You’ll experiment with color theory, patterns, and layering as you move through a variety of watercolor prompts. You’ll also work with masking fluid, gesso, gouache and other materials as you alternate between painting and revealing color. Be prepared to fully engage in color exploration and cultivate mindfulness. After a month of observation, your perception of the tones and shades of your world will be attuned in a new way.
Learn how to:
  • Establish a daily painting practice
  • Calm your mind with simple painting prompts
  • Work with a variety of watercolor
  • Mix color
  • Intuitively respond to color and color relationships
  • Create different effects with watercolor
  • Make resists with masking fluid
  • Use gesso to add dimension to watercolor


What you'll get:
  • A 30-day series of easy-to-follow video lessons on how to meditate daily on color
  • 31 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list
  • Step-by-step instructions by artist Lisa Solomon
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students

Chapters
Color Meditation Daily Practice
01:18
02:39
04:35
03:42
04:27
04:16
05:15
05:53
04:14
07:47
06:46
03:17
06:12
05:02
04:02
06:30
04:28
04:28
04:40
06:05
04:05
04:36
05:24
05:31
04:40
04:43
05:23
04:44
05:33
11:05
00:00
00:00
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Fluid 100 watercolor paper in 5x7”
  • Bee Paper Heavyweight drawing/mixed media paper
  • Fluid hot press 140lb watercolor paper in a block
  • Assortment of brushes including a ½” angled brush and a mop brush
  • Gouache or other opaque white and black
  • White gesso
  • Your preferred watercolors. Lisa uses watercolors from the following brands: Sakura Koi, Prima Tropical, Kuretake, Winsor & Newton, Mijello Mission
  • Winsor & Newton masking fluid
  • Palette or enamel pan
  • Paper towels
  • Water jars
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