Learn to Paint Watercolor Goldfish

Anne Butera, watercolor artist, pattern designer

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11 Videos (52m)
    • Intro

      1:15
    • Subjects and Inspiration

      2:21
    • Color mixing

      3:03
    • Materials

      2:14
    • Orange Fish Part 1

      6:46
    • Orange Fish Part 2

      8:48
    • Red and White Fish Part 1

      4:54
    • Red and White Fish Part 2

      9:59
    • Calico Fish Part 1

      6:06
    • Calico Fish Part 2

      6:11
    • Your Project

      0:46

About This Class

Goldfish are pure joy. Their bright colors glimmer in ponds and tanks. They dart and flash around in the water and cannot fail to lift your mood.

Painting goldfish is a joy, too. They are fairly simple to paint and the nature of watercolor, the way the paint spreads and bleeds on the paper, yields beautiful results. It's magical and fun!

In this class I take you step by step through my process for painting goldfish. I demonstrate painting three different colors of fish: an orange fish, a red and white fish and a calico fish and give suggestions for other painting possibilities.

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Gorgeous class! Thank you, Anne. I had a fun afternoon with my watercolours and the fish;-)
Angelique Noll

Writer and Illustrator

really enjoyable class, easy to follow along.. thank you!
Thoroughly enjoyed this class. Can't wait to start painting fish and I am confidant I can do it with Anne's detailed instructions.

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Anne Butera

watercolor artist, pattern designer

For a long time I denied my identity as an artist, but in 2010 I decided to reclaim it.

Regaining my creativity didn't quite work out as I had planned. In truth, on my first attempt at leaping for my dreams I fell flat on my face. That experience, though painful, has put me on what I call a Mission of Beauty and Joy.

 

Today I work as a watercolor artist.

I strive to create something each day and am passionate about encouraging you to embrace your crea...

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