The Basics of Color Mixing in Watercolor

Irina Trzaskos, Watercolor Artist & Illustrator

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9 Videos (54m)
    • Introduction

    • Supplies and Colors

    • Painting a basic Color Wheel

    • Color Terminology

    • Analogous & Complementary Colors and how to use them

    • Easy way of Creating Harmonies

    • How to mix any Color you can think of

    • Painting White Objects in Watercolor

    • Last Thoughts


About This Class

In this class, you will learn the essential rules of color mixing in watercolor. By the end of the class, you will be able to understand the relationship between the colors, create beautiful color schemes and mix any color you can think of in watercolor. This class works great together with my "Essential Watercolor Techniques for Beginners" class. These two classes provide all necessary information for creating beautiful watercolors. Let's get started!


36 of 36 students recommendSee All

Awesome class! Highly recommended for beginners and anyone interested about how to use, combine, identify and recreate colors using watercolors. This is one basic course you really want to watch because it will make your life easier when you venture to more advanced watercolor projects.
Alicia M.

I love Books, Handicrafts and Nature

Wonderful teacher. I love how she takes her time and explains what she does. I have learned something from all her classes.
Pearl Purdy

Never Give Up

Irina is a good teacher and I found her colour wheel exercise brilliant! Thanks, Irina.
Claude Aimée Villeneuve

Joy in the making!





Irina Trzaskos

Watercolor Artist & Illustrator


Hi, I am Irina Trzaskos - a watercolor artist and illustrator.

Welcome to my Skillshare Channel. I believe that everybody can paint and that the best way of learning is by doing. My classes are designed for watercolor beginners. Every class is divided into the simple step by step segments and at the end of the class, you will have a painting or illustration you can be proud of. You can enroll in classes in an...

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