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Realistic Autumn Leaves in Watercolors - Step by Step

Trupti Karjinni, Artist, paintmaker, cat mom

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11 Lessons (45m)
    • 1. Introduction

    • 2. Supplies

    • 3. Sketching the leaves

    • 4. Painting oak and sugar maple leaves

    • 5. Painting beech and elder leaves

    • 6. Painting acorn and gingko leaf

    • 7. Leaf details - veins

    • 8. Leaf details - decayed spots

    • 9. Understanding light and shadow

    • 10. Adding the shadows

    • 11. Final thoughts

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About This Class

Tap into the autumn vibe with me - let's paint a spread of autumn leaves together! We'll learn how to paint  3D leaves in an easy step-by-step process. Before you know it, you'll have an impressive spread of realistic-looking leaves on your paper! I've broken it all down into simple, approachable process for beginners in watercolors, yet there are techniques for the experienced artist too!

I'm teaching essential watercolor techniques in this class like wet-in-wet, variegated wash and blending technique which you can apply in any other watercolor painting! Are you ready? Let's dive in!

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If you'd like to purchase my Blue Pine Arts handmade watercolors, you can find us on Etsy and Instagram as "BluePineArts".



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Trupti Karjinni

Artist, paintmaker, cat mom

I'm a full-time watercolor artist, designer and teacher based in Belgaum, India. I'm also the founder of Blue Pine Arts which makes handmade artisanal watercolors and other art supplies. I live in the idyllic town of Belgaum with my husband, Nahush and my beloved cat, Satsuki.

I choose to work with watercolours because it is a sheer joy every time I feel the paint surge from my brush into the water. There is a degree of uncontrolla...

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