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7 Videos (2h 3m)
    • Watercolor Textures Intro

      1:01
    • Supplies

      5:38
    • Texture Swatches part 1

      30:41
    • Texture Swatches part 2

      21:09
    • Slideshow (Examples by Great Artists!)

      21:37
    • Choosing Colors for Your Project (BONUS material!)

      8:02
    • FInal Project

      34:22
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About This Class

Welcome to my 3rd skillshare class: Watercolor Textures, if you enjoyed my beginner class and mixed media class you’re gonna love this!

In my beginner class, I showed you all the basics of transparencies, pulse and precision. In this class, we are taking it a step further and actually creating AMAZING watercolor paintings using these simple tools and applying them to your ideas and a final work of art in mind.

We begin by practicing our textures is this really fun activity I like to call texture swatches. Through this activity I will bring you into my creative process and experience how I come up with new ideas.

I will also show you examples of fantastic artists I admire and analyze how they apply textures into their works of art.

By the time we get to our final project you will be a pro at textures and will have the confidence to jump into a final illustration with full commitment. Our final project will be painting an animal and/or the environment surrounding it. I promise you’ll make something beautiful! :D

Links to the amazing artists suggested in slide show:

Michelle Morin

http://www.michellemorinart.com/

https://www.etsy.com/shop/unitedthread

Geninne D. Zlatkis

http://www.geninnesart.com/

https://www.etsy.com/shop/Geninne

Golly Bard

http://www.gollybard.com/

https://www.etsy.com/shop/GollyBard

River Luna

www.riverlunaart.com/

https://www.etsy.com/shop/RiverLuna

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I learned so much in this class you. And the final project was real challenge for me: I never have had painted animals 0_0 it put me outside of my confort zone and at the same time I have so much fun creating this cute couple of Foxs in love :-) Thank you Ana Victoria!
Amaaaazing! I learn so much from her classes.
Ana is a great teacher- very clear, lots of examples, takes her time and is an exciting teacher.. love what she has to teach. Very youthful content. recommend to all.

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My name is Ana Victoria Calder?n, and I'm an American/Mexican artist based in Mexico City. I have a degree in Graphic Design with continued studies in Fine Arts. Over the past 7 years I have developed a signature watercolor technique, which I am very excited to share with you!

I teach a few in person workshops and creative retreats a year, sell my art prints and products online and license my art to amazing companies, including Hallmark, Papyrus, Demdaco and Trader Joe's. I also paint ...

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