Creating Depth Through Color Value + Contrast: Paint A Watercolor Succulent staff pick badge

Aima Kessy, Watercolors & Illustration

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10 Lessons (47m)
    • 1. Introduction

      1:27
    • 2. Class Materials

      3:10
    • 3. Using Reference + Transferring Drawing

      4:07
    • 4. Value + Colors

      4:16
    • 5. Watercolor Techniques

      6:03
    • 6. First Wash

      9:15
    • 7. Second Wash

      8:24
    • 8. More Color Deepening + Adding Details

      7:23
    • 9. Class Project

      1:04
    • 10. Final Thoughts

      1:56
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About This Class

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In this class, you will learn how to create more depth and dimension in your paintings through understanding how color values work and the layering process in watercolors. Join me as I paint a watercolour succulent and demonstrate how I combine and apply the techniques that can help bring your paintings to life!

What you can expect from this class:

  • Understanding color value and how to apply it in our paintings
  • Learn how to use reference
  • Explore and learn how to combine the wet-on-wet and wet-on-dry techniques
  • Understanding the layering process in watercolours
  • Succulent painting demonstration—break down of process
  • Painting inspiration!

At the end of the class, you will be more confident in executing certain techniques and understanding how you can create more depth and dimension in your paintings.

Have fun learning and happy painting!