Step-by-Step: Watercolor sunset in the field | Maria Smirnova | Skillshare

Step-by-Step: Watercolor sunset in the field

Maria Smirnova, Watercolor artist

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6 Videos (33m)
    • What is this class about?

    • Materials overview

    • Basic techniques

    • Colors

    • Step 1 : Wet on wet

    • Step 2: Wet on dry

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About This Class

One of my favorite things in painting is capturing the light.

IIn this class I’m going to show you how to create a simple but spectacular picture of a sunset in the field with watercolors.
The class may be interesting both for beginners and advanced artists who never stop improving their technique. Strong drawing skills are not required ;)


You will discover:

  • How to combine Wet-on-Dry and Wet-on-Wet watercolor techniques
  • How to make a light effect
  • How to work efficiently with a limited color palette

Join the class and enjoy watercolors!





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Maria Smirnova

Watercolor artist


My name is Maria, I'm russian watercolor artist, currently based in Paris.

Electrical engeneer in the past, I've changed my whole life chasing my dreams.

I draw and paint since I remember myself and last three years were about practicing watercolor. I totally fell in love with this amazing material and it has become a big part of my life by now.

Almost every painting I’ve made is about the light. It is all about something instant, flash slipping a...

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