Watercolor Portraits: Combining Realism and the Abstract

Melissa Lee Shaw, allow yourself to fail before you succeed

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12 Videos (34m)
    • Introduction

      1:46
    • Gathering Materials

      3:50
    • Setting Up Your Workspace

      0:39
    • Using References

      4:10
    • Stretching Your Paper

      1:09
    • Watercolor Techniques: Flat and Grades Washes

      3:12
    • Watercolor Techniques: Crisp Edges, Lifting, and Paper Types

      2:03
    • Watercolor Techniques: Texturing with Salt, Plastic Wrap, and Rubbing Alcohol

      1:20
    • Sketching Your Portrait

      1:07
    • Painting The Face

      9:33
    • Painting the Abstract Elements

      4:23
    • Final Thoughts

      0:47