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Watercolor with Me: Fun & Fabulous Flamingo

Jessica Sanders, Artist, Instructor, Designer

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10 Videos (1h 2m)
    • Welcome!

      0:38
    • Watercolor Supplies

      1:12
    • Technique 1 - Splattering

      7:39
    • Technique 2 - Mark Making

      5:47
    • Using Inspiration Photos

      10:07
    • Let's Paint a Flamingo - Layer 1

      6:42
    • Let's Paint a Flamingo - Layer 2

      14:04
    • Let's Paint a Flamingo - Layer 3

      12:22
    • Let's Paint a Flamingo - Finishing Touches

      3:16
    • Thank you :)

      0:34
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About This Class

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

In this beginner to intermediate watercolor class, I will show you my loose and free style for painting with watercolor.  I'll walk you through the techniques and skills needed to paint a fabulous flamingo!  

We will warm up by exploring mark making with our watercolor brushes, and practicing splattering techniques.

We’ll cover how to allow photographs to inspire your art without direct copying.  

Then, we will dive into our flamingo painting.

Skills:

Mark making with watercolor brushes.

Splattering techniques.

Inspiration gathering.

Supplies:

Watercolor paper:  140 lb / 300gsm

Watercolor brushes:  10 round, 01 round, fan brush, toothbrush

Watercolor paints

Paper towel

Water

Resources:

Inspiration photos:  your own or Pinterest

39 of 39 students recommendSee All

Loved this, very easy to follow along with!
Lovely and so easy to understand! I'm somewhat of a beginner when it comes to watercolours and I'm super happy with the results!
I simply adore this loose style of painting! Jessica has a fun, friendly way of teaching.
Virginia Noseworthy

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Jessica Sanders

Artist, Instructor, Designer

My name is Jessica Sanders of ColorMeCreativeArt.com. I am super happy to be here with you on Skillshare.

I live in Houston, Texas with my wonderful husband and four awesome kids, who are growing up so fast! I am a full time artist/maker, blogger, and YouTuber. I am also a designer for Chameleon Art Products - and I teach on Skillshare!

I have been making art my whole life. It began with paint-by-numbers with my dad, craft and painting projects with my grandmother, and pro...

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