Painting Colorful Leaves with Gouache | Sarah Van Der Linden | Skillshare
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10 Lessons (53m)
    • 1. Intro

    • 2. Supplies

    • 3. Getting to know your gouache

    • 4. Stems and leaves shapes

    • 5. Patterns

    • 6. Drawing the leaves

    • 7. Choosing a color palette

    • 8. Painting the leaves (part1)

    • 9. Painting the leaves (part 2)

    • 10. Project time

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About This Class

Hello everyone!

I'm so happy to welcome you in this class about painting colorful leaves with gouache. 

I fell in love with gouache the first time I tried it and I'm hooked since then. This medium is perfect to paint bold bright leaves with a lot of colorful details.

I will walk you through my entire process, step by step, from start to finish. In this fun class, you will learn:

  • how to brainstorm ideas to draw the different parts
    of a leaf
  • how to sketch your leaves
  • how to create a unique color palette
  • we'll also create together a full painting so you will be able to implement all these techniques


At the end of this class, you will be able to replicate the entire process to create your own colorful leaves pattern.

This class is perfect for beginners or anyone who want to learn a simple technique.

You can also check my previous class about creating a leaves pattern in black and white with ink or watercolor.