Learn watercolor: how to paint a realistic dog step by step

Yana Shvets, Paint.Travel.Take a risk

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14 Videos (2h 37m)
    • Get ready: prepare your space

    • First sketch: basic outlines

    • First layer: light and transparent

    • Basic coloring: let's play!

    • Work on shading

    • Face: left eye

    • Face: right eye

    • Face: nose

    • Face: nose

    • Face: ears

    • Painting the body

    • Working on small details

    • Finalizing

    • Last touch: background

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About This Class

Do you think watercolor is challenging or difficult to control? Always wanted to try but never started? This is the right moment!

I slowly explain every single step I do from a light sketch to a realistic portrait of a dog :) 
You will see the technique and be able to replicate my moves as important part of learning - is just following the procces ;) You'll learn about shading and color building, how to create realistic eyes and show emotions on your painting.
You can always ask me any quesions you want or need help with.
Just take an action!  


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awesome awesome awesome. she is a great teacher and i am a veryyyy hard critic trust me. i am not easily pleased when it comes to these skillshare videos. she makes sense when shes talking and shes very concise when explaining things. endless thank youuuus, yana!! keep up your stellar work!! also, sweeet tunes while working. ha
Love it!!!
Oh gosh I loved it! Such a calm and nice explanation of the whole process! The doesn't push, doesn't rush things and overall break down every step. My puppy is not that great but I will try again for sure





Yana Shvets

Paint.Travel.Take a risk

Born in Ukraine, raised in travel.
I travel the World and paint everything I see in watercolor. You can follow my adventures on Instagram.

My artworks are also available for sale if you appreciate art on your walls ;)

Last 3 years I lived in Thailand and I was teaching weekly watercolor workshops there.

All my students were so excited and happy to see the progress that I've decided to take it to the next level and create an online course where ...

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