Watercolor Gems & Jewelry

Ana Victoria Calderón, Artist

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6 Lessons (2h 57m)
    • 1. Watercolor Gems and Jewelry

      1:02
    • 2. Supplies

      6:33
    • 3. Warm Up Activities Part 1

      44:15
    • 4. Warm Up Activities Part 2

      38:44
    • 5. Gemstone Practice

      35:57
    • 6. Final Project - Painting Jewelry

      50:52
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About This Class

Welcome to Watercolor Gems & Jewelry. This is my 4th skillshare class and is at an intermediate/advanced level where we will concentrate heavily on transparencies, layering and extra shine using white ink or acrylic paint. If you are a beginner, please take my first class: Modern Watercolor Techniques for Beginners, as we will be referring to basic techniques throughout this class. On that note, if you want to practice layering with watercolors in a precise way, I recommend you go over the Watercolor Textures warm up activities /texture swatches) and if you want to practice with white ink over watercolor, I highly recommend the white ink exercises in Watercolor and Mixed Media. Remember, you don't need to pay for each class, if you have a skillshare subscription you get complete access to all my classes :) Having said that, if you have taken my other classes you are 100% ready to dive into this shiny class!

I am very excited to share this technique with you and see everyone make it their own! We will start out with extremely simple warm up activities, then practice with a large gemstone, as we progressively work our way up to painting amazing pieces of jewelry.

You do not need to be an expert at drawing, I will teach you tricks for laying out your design if you are not much of a geometry or pencil drawing fan. All you need is the basics of watercolour painting and you are good to go!

Happy to have you here :D

Side note: this class was filmed in my beautiful hometown, Cancún, México!

Class Layout: 

  • Supplies
  • Warm Up Activities
  • Gemstone Practice
  • Final Project

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