Learn to Layer Watercolours | Theodora Gould | Skillshare

Learn to Layer Watercolours

Theodora Gould, The Carpenter's Wife.

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11 Lessons (1h 42m)
    • 1. Painting a Pumpkin, Introduction

      2:19
    • 2. Ref Picture and Tools

      6:50
    • 3. Colour Chart

      1:47
    • 4. Tracing The Image

      9:46
    • 5. First Colour Wash

      5:08
    • 6. The Darker Areas

      13:36
    • 7. Starting The Stalk

      11:43
    • 8. More Orange

      11:51
    • 9. The Details

      24:29
    • 10. Shadow and Final Tweaks

      12:59
    • 11. Class Project

      1:19
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In this class I'll take you through the steps needed to create a beautiful and realistic watercolour painting of a pumpkin.

You don't need any prior experience, it's not as hard as you might think.  It's a technique which involves building up layers of colour and once you've learnt it, you can apply to anything you want to paint.

The pumpkins are a really gratifying subject to paint, I hope you have fun!

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Theodora Gould

The Carpenter's Wife.

Hello and welcome to my Skillshare profile. I'm Theodora, or Thea for short and I'm an artist and silversmith living in a rural part of England. I love the country life and it's the perfect place to nurture my little family.

Originally trained as an antique restorer, I have a passion for old things and spent a large chunk of my life up-cycling furniture. I started making jewellery when I was pregnant with my son via a silver clay course, and in the last few years have re-discovered the...

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