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"Wood's Edge" Watercolor Landscape Workshop

Steve Mitchell, The Mind of Watercolor Workshops

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6 Videos (53m)
    • "Wood's Edge" Workshop Introduction

    • Tools, Supplies and Set Up

    • Establishing Midtones and Blending

    • Building Main Compositional Elements

    • Fine Tuning Value and Composition

    • Final Details and Touch Ups


About This Class

A summery, cool stand of trees form the centerpiece for this watercolor landscape workshop. Join me as I take you through my process for creating the scene. I will cover my tools and set up, show detail on one of my main blending techniques and share insights on composition, foliage painting technique and steps used to build the scene from base washes to mid tones to final details. 

Materials and Supplies used:

Arches 300 lb. watercolor block –

Silver Brush Black Velvet (various) –

Sterling Edwards Bristle Blending Brush –

M. Graham watercolor paint –

Colors used:

Azo Green
Nickel Azo Yellow
Azo Yellow
Indian Yellow
Scarlet Pyrol
Quinacridone Red
Quinacridone Violet
Red Iron Oxide
Paynes Gray
Ultramarine Violet
Ultramarine Blue
Phthalo Blue
Prussian Blue
Phthalo Green

44 of 44 students recommendSee All

Great teacher and great artist, what's more to ask?
very helpful as he describes in detail how and why he is doing stuff
Great watercolour tutorial!





Steve Mitchell

The Mind of Watercolor Workshops

I've been a graphic designer and illustrator for over 30 years, but now I'm returning to my roots, fine art and the love of watercolor. I look forward to sharing my passion for painting in this exciting medium.

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