Painting Whimsical Birds in Watercolor

Irina Trzaskos, Watercolor Artist & Illustrator

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8 Videos (1h 15m)
    • Introduction

    • Supplies

    • Color Palette

    • Quick Study in Bird Drawing

    • Painting a Monochrome Whimsical Bird

    • Painting a Colorful Bird

    • Painting a Complex Whimsical Bird

    • Last Thoughts

12 students are watching this class

About This Class


Welcome to "Painting Whimsical Birds in Watercolor" class!

In this class, I will show you step by step how to paint whimsical birds. We will start with basic drawings of the birds, and after I will show you few different techniques of transforming the basic bird drawing into a whimsical one.

Whimsical Birds will make a great addition to your portfolio and various art projects. Practicing the techniques shown in this class you will be able to create your own whimsical birds.

If you are new to the watercolor medium and would like to understand it better, I have 2 classes on watercolor basics:

Essential Watercolor Techniques for Beginners

The Basics of Color Mixing in Watercolor

The classes are concise and fun.

I hope you will have a chance to paint with me. I can't wait to see your beautiful projects!

Happy learning!

x Irina.

35 of 35 students recommendSee All

Full of great tips.
This is a fun class! It's good for watercolor beginners all the way to masters.
JJ Anthony

Self Taught Storyteller

Was so clear and lovely to watch and I had good results at home, not perfect of course, but I could see how to achieve my own whimsical bird.





Irina Trzaskos

Watercolor Artist & Illustrator

Hi, I am Irina - watercolor artists and illustrator. I believe that life is a beautiful adventure.  I am from Moldova,  I work and live in Connecticut, US. I like sharing watercolor secrets through my classes, and one of my favorite things is being surrounded by creative, inspiring people.

Let's be friends! 

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