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Mastering Hands Part 2: Painting Hands in Watercolor

Arleesha Yetzer, Watercolor Illustrator & Teacher

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9 Videos (1h 4m)
    • Introduction

    • Watercolor Materials

    • Lightboxes

    • Mixing Skintones

    • Preparing for Your Project

    • Hand #1: Cold Press and Natural Tones

    • Hand #2: Hot Press and Opalescent Tones

    • Hand #3: Rough Paper and Molten Glow Tones

    • Wrap it Up!


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)

22 of 22 students recommendSee All

Very good teaching and lots of tips. really enjoyable. She is not afraid to make mistakes and show us how to incorporate them!
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





Arleesha Yetzer

Watercolor Illustrator & Teacher

Hey there! I'm Arleesha, and I'm a watercolor artist and illustrator. Thanks so much for stopping by - I'm really looking forward to seeing you in class. Let's see what we can create together! (I know it's going to be awesome.)

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