Make a Splash: Get Wild with Watercolor | Jen Dixon | Skillshare

Make a Splash: Get Wild with Watercolor

Jen Dixon, Abstract and figurative artist, tutor.

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7 Videos (1h 29m)
    • Introduction and Materials

      4:22
    • First Things First: Base Washes

      7:05
    • Basic Techniques and Vocabulary

      14:11
    • Special Effects and Uncommon Tools

      32:55
    • Putting It All Together

      27:33
    • Final Thoughts and Thank You

      0:47
    • Bloopers!

      2:18

About This Class

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This is a class for everyone. Let's get messy.

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In this class, we’ll go from laying down basic washes, to learning how to use types of backruns to our advantage, glazing, dry brush, and more.

Once we’ve nailed those techniques, we’ll further explore much wilder effects using backruns, special effects, and unusual tools. You’ll build your confidence with creating uninhibited watercolour effects which you can then fearlessly use in your art.

It’s time to stop trying to tame your paint, so let’s make a splash and get wild with watercolours.

Let's get started!

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Jen Dixon

Abstract and figurative artist, tutor.

Whether you want to learn new skills or brush up on rusty ones, I would love to help. I have been a selling artist for nearly 35 years, and in my own practice use pen and ink, pastels, oils, acrylics, and watercolours regularly. I have a roster of private tuition students who see me in my studio and we cover everything from the fundamentals of art and drawing to experimental and abstract work.
I love what I do and I teach what I love. I know we can do good things together here on Skillshar...

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