Watercolor Basics 5: How to Wet Your Brush, Move Your Paint, and Clean Your Brush | Jessica Sanders | Skillshare

Watercolor Basics 5: How to Wet Your Brush, Move Your Paint, and Clean Your Brush

Jessica Sanders, Artist, Instructor, Designer

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8 Videos (19m)
    • Welcome!

    • Supplies

    • Wetting your Brush

    • Pre-wet your Paint

    • From Pan to Palette

    • Thinning the Paint

    • Cleaning your Brush

    • Project & Thank you :)


About This Class


Hi, I’m Jessica Sanders, a self-taught mixed media artist who loves exploring art and sharing it with you!

I am creating a series of ultra beginner mini classes to help you learn to paint with watercolor.  The skills I teach in these classes helped to put me on the fast-track to creating vibrant, loose, beautiful watercolor paintings like a pro!  And I believe they can do the same for you!

Each class is designed to teach 1 or 2 beginner skills of watercolor painting. I want to Keep It Super Simple - KISS, baby! - short, and easy to learn!

Watercolor Basics 5: Water, Brush, and Paints - Oh my!

In class 5, we will dive deep into some watercolor basics..

We will cover loading your brush with water, moving your paint from the pan, to the palette, to the paper, thinning your paint with water, and cleaning your brush using the 2 jar method.  We’re covering lots of skills, all in less than 20 minutes :)

Then it’s project time!  





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Jessica Sanders

Artist, Instructor, Designer

Jessica Sanders

Artist, Instructor, Designer

Hello, my amazing, wonderful, creative students!

Hello, amazing creatives!!

Happy holidays!  Whether you are in the U. S. or international, the holiday season is upon us :)  I wish you the warmest, wonderful times with family and friends.

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