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Paint A Dramatic Stormy Sky in Five Easy Steps

Jean Lurssen, Jean Lurssen Watercolors

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7 Videos (32m)
    • Introduction

    • Materials

    • The rule of thirds and the first wash

    • Creating the storm clouds

    • Evaluating the sky and adding the first wash to the land area

    • Adding shadow and distant mountain

    • Re-evaluating and adding the finishing touches


About This Class

Learn to paint wet-in-wet for dramatic and interesting results that can be full of surprises.


Take the plunge and learn to paint a dramatic stormy sky with a wet-in-wet technique. Some experience with watercolor is helpful. This is all about letting go and letting the watercolor paint itself with minimal planning. Challenge yourself and join me in learning how to paint this exciting atmospheric watercolor.

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You have some of the best tutorials for watercolor. Extremely easy to understand and results are quite overwhelming. Thank you for sharing you knowledge.
thank you for taking the time to share your techniques!
It turned out to be a very instructive class. Love this teacher. ;)





Jean Lurssen

Jean Lurssen Watercolors

The luminosity of watercolors is what fascinates and draws me to this medium. I like to paint atmospheric watercolors and continually try to stretch the boundaries of watercolor, sometimes using other media to create interesting textures in my watercolors. I look forward to sharing my techniques with you here on Skillshare.

For more tutorials, tips and techniques visit me at:

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