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9 Videos (36m)
    • Introduction

      0:58
    • Supplies

      1:51
    • Mixing Colors

      6:44
    • Mark Making Ideas

      5:54
    • Grid Art History!

      2:12
    • Drawing a Grid

      5:38
    • Creating Pattern on a Grid

      5:19
    • Final Project

      5:59
    • Thanks for joining!

      1:25

About This Class

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An easy watercolor intro with colorful LA artist and designer Emily Keating Snyder

In this class you'll learn how to:
+Mix colors
+Create ombre gradients
+Try out forms of mark making
+Use restrictions to get more creative
+Gather the best supplies

I'll also share some info on the art historical concepts and inspirations involved with this grid-based style of making art. Watercolor skills will be improved, but just as importantly, we'll use abstract geometric painting as a way to relax and approach creativity in a fun, no-pressure way that allows for happy mistakes.

In the class project, I'll take you step-by-step to create a colorful watercolor painting on paper. It's a simple concept that allows for infinite possibilities. Take a peek at the class project to learn more!

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Interesting technique and it does help loosen up! I haven't done much watercolor work over the last while so it's a fun way to reconnect with the medium in a free and creative way!
Claude Aimee Villeneuve

visual artist, musician, teacher, etc

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Emily Keating Snyder

Colorful LA Artist + Designer


I'm a colorful LA fine artist + designer who also adores teaching and creating with others in a fun, easy-going way. My favorite mediums are paint, watercolor, collage, and embroidery. I believe in the importance of working with our hands and turning mistakes into art. I'm happiest when working with my hands and love art that hints at the human who made it with little imperfections and variations.

I studied art and art history (and cool things like book making and Zen Buddhism) as ...

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