Beginner | 15 min
Taught by Christine Schmidt
This project appeals to a range of personalities, since you can be loose with creating the watercolor effect and then add structure with a crisp silhouette. Christine shows you different watercolor techniques to build texture and dimension, from layered washes to dry brushing and splattering. The result is a fresh update on the classically Victorian way to capture the likeness of someone you adore.
Learn how to:
  • Use watercolor techniques
  • Create crisp silhouettes
What you’ll get:
  • An easy-to-follow lesson on how to make watercolor silhouettes
  • 5 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list
  • Downloadable PDF pattern included
  • Step-by-step expert instruction from artist Christine Schmidt
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students


Chapters
Introduction
00:25
Materials
00:53
Create Watercolor
03:30
Create Silhouette
02:52
02:36
05:39
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
Materials:
  • 11x15" watercolor paper (Christine uses 90lb student grade cold-press paper)
  • tracing paper
  • pencil
  • photo of your loved one
  • alphabet template (included in PDF)
  • cutting mat
  • x-acto knife
  • paper towel
  • water
  • assorted brushes and pallet knife
  • watercolor paint
  • gouache
  • and/or acrylic paints
Discussion
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