Beginning Watercolor: Mark-Making and Expressive Brush Strokes
Beginner | 1 hour 1 min
Now that you’ve had a chance to play with color and basic techniques, you’re ready to get to know your paintbrushes. This class is all about exploring the effects you can achieve with different brushes and strokes. To practice these techniques, Yao will show you several ways to paint trees and leaves, and at the end she’ll show you how to paint simple wreaths full of greenery.
Here’s what you’ll need:
Additional Paintbrushes:
  • Round tip – size 6
  • 14
  • and 20
  • Mop brush – 16mm
  • Small angle brush – 10mm
  • Flat brush – ¼” and ¾”
  • Round oval brush – ¾”
Learn how to:
  • Paint trees and leaves
  • Paint simple wreaths
  • Explore different techniques using different brushes and strokes
What you’ll get:
  • A detailed class on beginning watercolor techniques
  • 5 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list
  • Step-by-step instruction by expert instructor Yao Cheng
  • The ability to leave comments, ask question and interact with other students 
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Class Reviews
228 users recommended this class to a friend
Gabriella Gabrielle
December 26, 2022
Carolyn Carter
Yao explains clearly and simply without talking too much.She gives the details without going into too much how’s and why’s. I like her style in painting and in detail.
December 7, 2022
Janet A Hamilton
Just what I needed. Thank you.
More than 3 months ago