3 Step Watercolor: painting with layered washes

Renato Palmuti, Illustrator and watercolor artist in Brazil

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7 Videos (21m)
    • Introduction

      0:43
    • Materials

      3:22
    • First Wash

      3:25
    • Second Wash

      3:55
    • Third Wash

      3:45
    • Details

      4:12
    • Conclusion

      1:39

About This Class

This class explores the concept of layered washes for painting watercolors.

Making a small scene in 3 layers of transparent pigment. It requires only some simple watercolor materials, shown in the second lesson of the class. 

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I could have used some more guidance, and wished the voice track was louder, but I learnt a lot, and in a simple yet enjoyable way, thank you :)
Laetitia DPC

Creativity explorer, addicted to learning

Wow! You made it look so easy :) I need to play more with this - I'm a beginner and found it really helpful. Thank you for your tips in the Community section too - they're useful. Obrigada :)
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Renato Palmuti

Illustrator and watercolor artist in Brazil

My name is Renato Palmuti

I am an Art Director, Illustrator and Painter.

I worked in advertising, sales and design agencies until 2001, when I focused my carrer in Illustration. I opened my studio in 2005 and since then I've been working for agencies and clients making images for their ads and campaigns.

Painting was always a paralell activity, but recently it has become an important part of my work. I started studing a lot the watercolor techniques, producing diverse paintings and I've been invited for making classes and workshops in various studios and art schools.