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Basic Watercolors with Low Cost Supplies

Eugenia Sudargo, Watercolorist and Graphic Designer

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10 Videos (35m)
    • Introduction

    • Art Supplies

    • Types of Watercolours

    • Tracing the Template and Masking

    • Technique 1: Flatwash

    • Technique 2: Negative Flatwash

    • Technique 3: Gradients

    • Technique 4: Dry Brush

    • Technique 5: Layering

    • Student Project and Closing

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About This Class

My name is Eugenia Sudargo also known as nianiani on YouTube, and I will be your teacher for this Basic Watercolors course. This class will cover the very basic wet on dry watercolour technique by using art supplies that is easily available and fairly affordable for starters.

The class then follows up with an introduction to many different types of watercolour paints. Than how to get ready to paint along using the downloadable template and tracing over thick watercolour paper the simple and cheap way, without having to buy a tracing tablet.

After the students are settled, we will get straight into the wet on dry watercolour techniques which are

  • Flat washes and introduction to values with watercolour
  • Negative flat washes
  • Gradients
  • Dry brush and brush control
  • Layering

The students are encouraged to paint along each technique at a time in their as their class project. The video will show you right down from loading your brush to painting on watercolor paper.

This course is geared mainly towards beginners who would like to or just picked up watercolours recently, however this course will also be good for any watercolour enthusiasts. Hope you guys enjoy the course and learnt something new in the process!

*For more watercolor works by me please visit:

44 of 45 students recommendSee All

Good detailed instruction
She is very thorough and designed effective exercises. Love the idea of using low-cost supplies. If you read this please make more courses, I would love to see more of you :)
A thorough and gentle start in watercolours, highly enjoyable with beautiful results. Inspired!





Eugenia Sudargo

Watercolorist and Graphic Designer

Hi, my name is Eugenia, and I go by Nia. I'm a graphic design graduate from Curtin University, Western Australia, who loves to paint with watercolours. In my final year, my teachers back in university noticed that most of my design works incorporate watercolours. So I guess I picked up the medium by accident, but now I'm totally in love with them. They're so versatile, flexible and wild at the same time. There are times you need to tame and control them, but there are also times you let the w...

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