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Watercolor Tutorial: Painting Loose In Watercolors

Jean Lurssen, Jean Lurssen Watercolors

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7 Videos (29m)
    • Introduction

    • Materials

    • Your Composition

    • Let's Start Painting

    • The Finishing Touches

    • Five Thistles - Stretch Your Creativity

    • Finishing Touches


About This Class

This course is all about helping you unlock your inner creativity and discovering ways to make your watercolor paintings unique. If you struggle with painting loosely in watercolors let me show you how to loosen up and have some fun creating interesting watercolors that leave things for the eye to interpret. I will do two demonstrations of the same subject - one leaving some white space on the paper and one covering the paper entirely, and leave it up to you as to which you prefer. At the end of the course I also will include a few videos on interesting ways to create texture in your watercolors that will help you become a more creative artist. We are only going to use three colors for this course, which will create harmony in your work.  


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Definitely take this opportunity to learn valuable techniques and skills to learn to paint looser and more fluid in watercolor. Jean is a wonderful artist, who can get across what she knows very well and she shares her experience openly and happily. I LOVED THIS CLASS. I feel that I have a fighting chance with watercolor now. In fact, it wont be a fight at all! :)
I love the start to finish instructions.
Pamela Gatens

Fine Artist and Pattern Designer





Jean Lurssen

Jean Lurssen Watercolors

The luminosity of watercolors is what fascinates and draws me to this medium. I like to paint atmospheric watercolors and continually try to stretch the boundaries of watercolor, sometimes using other media to create interesting textures in my watercolors. I look forward to sharing my techniques with you here on Skillshare.

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