Mastering Hands Part 2: Painting Hands in Watercolor

Arleesha Yetzer, Watercolor Illustrator & Teacher

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9 Videos (1h 4m)
    • Introduction

      0:54
    • Watercolor Materials

      3:28
    • Lightboxes

      1:38
    • Mixing Skintones

      13:04
    • Preparing for Your Project

      1:58
    • Hand #1: Cold Press and Natural Tones

      20:24
    • Hand #2: Hot Press and Opalescent Tones

      11:45
    • Hand #3: Rough Paper and Molten Glow Tones

      10:21
    • Wrap it Up!

      0:32

About This Class

This class will teach students to paint hands in watercolor. We will explore several different painting techniques ranging from realistic color schemes to more abstract experimentation!

Students will learn:

  • Useful watercolor materials
  • How to mix skin tones
  • How to use a lightbox/cheap alternatives
  • How to effectively utilize the natural luminosity of watercolors
  • Painting to create light and shadow

Students will create:

  • Three miniature watercolor illustrations… of hands!

This class is geared toward:

  • Artists with at least a basic understanding of how to draw hands/form (see previous class)

15 of 15 students recommendSee All

Very helpful and gives me ideas to try different things with colour! and ways to blend watercolour paint, I didn't realise it was so forgiving.
Sue Duffy

Textile Artist

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Arleesha Yetzer

Watercolor Illustrator & Teacher

Arleesha is a a self-taught artist who makes art about art things. She creates simply for the joy of the process and the thrill of new learning. 

Arleesha's greatest interests artistically usually revolve around the beauty of the human form. While she loves to explore a variety of mediums, her greatest skills lie in watercolor illustrations.