Beginning Watercolor: Mark-Making and Expressive Brush Strokes
Beginner | 1 hour 1 min
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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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