Paint A Dramatic Stormy Sky in Five Easy Steps

Jean Lurssen, Jean Lurssen Watercolors

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7 Videos (32m)
    • Introduction

      1:44
    • Materials

      3:23
    • The rule of thirds and the first wash

      7:03
    • Creating the storm clouds

      5:36
    • Evaluating the sky and adding the first wash to the land area

      2:46
    • Adding shadow and distant mountain

      4:51
    • Re-evaluating and adding the finishing touches

      6:54

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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Jean has been creating lesson plans with very easy to follow directions - she creates beautiful wet watercolor paintings that the beginner to advanced beginner can follow. She has taught me interesting techniques and I enjoy her classroom manner.
Very nice and makes it look so easy to do!
Victoria Diaz

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I was thrilled to find you here on Skillshare. I follow all of your YouTube vids and have recently enrolled in one of your classes. I'm eager to view all of your Skillshare classes and give them a go. Thank you so much.

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Jean Lurssen

Jean Lurssen Watercolors

Welcome to my Skillshare channel. I hope this is where you will find inspiration to explore your inner creativity to create unique watercolor paintings.

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.

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