Essential Watercolor Tools & Techniques for Beginners

Aima Kessy, Watercolors & Illustration

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18 Lessons (1h 30m)
    • 1. Introduction

      1:31
    • 2. Overview

      0:53
    • 3. Watercolor Paints

      6:08
    • 4. Watercolor Paper

      10:07
    • 5. Paint Brushes

      5:05
    • 6. Mixing Surface

      2:45
    • 7. Water + Paper Towel

      2:47
    • 8. Extra Tools + Materials

      2:30
    • 9. Practice Overview

      0:28
    • 10. Basic Techniques

      6:00
    • 11. Exercise 1: Washes + Color Blending

      8:35
    • 12. Exercise 2: Combining Techniques

      3:25
    • 13. Exercise 3: Creating Textures + Effects

      7:17
    • 14. Exercise 4: Colour Mixing

      9:58
    • 15. Exercise 5: Water & Pigment Ratios

      5:38
    • 16. Exercise 6: Layering

      5:09
    • 17. Exercise 7: Brush Strokes

      4:51
    • 18. Class Project + Painting Demo

      7:10
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Please upload progress photos of any (or all!) of the following into the Project Gallery:

  • Class Exercise(s) 
  • Final Project 

Feel free to also share a photo or two of your watercolor tools and materials that you used to create your class exercises and final project and include details of brand name, colors, etc. Or just list these details out along with your project uploads :) 

I encourage you to share any of the following:

  • Favorite tools + supplies 
  • What did you like most about the tool/material?
  • Things you wished you knew before purchasing something
  • Watercolor technique(s) you enjoyed the most
  • Any challenges or struggles with the medium
  • What you found most helpful
  • Anything else you would like to share! :)

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If you would like to share your work on Instagram, feel free to tag me @daintyrebel and/or use the hashtag: #aimaskillshare 

THANK YOU 

Thank you again for joining this class! Be sure to check out my other watercolor classes here :)



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