Watercolor with Me: Loose and Juicy Summer Fruit Slices

Jessica Sanders, Artist, Instructor, Designer

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10 Videos (41m)
    • Hello!

      0:20
    • Supplies

      0:54
    • Bonus: Why do I need watercolor paper?

      2:21
    • Embrace the Water in Watercolor

      7:00
    • Wet on Dry Technique

      2:40
    • Invite the color to flow

      3:28
    • Let's Paint a Lemon!

      15:42
    • Kiwi time!

      4:04
    • Let's Paint a Watermelon Slice :)

      4:03
    • Thank you!

      0:53

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 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 loose, juicy fruit slices -- lemon, & kiwi & watermelon.  

First, we will embrace the water in watercolor by creating 3 consistencies of paint.

Next, we will practice the wet on dry technique.

Then, we will invite the color to flow by adding water to our paper.  We will practice painting fine lines, and creating flow from them.

I've created a special Pinterest board to inspire you.

Then, I will walk you through painting 3 juicy summer fruit slices - lemon, kiwi, and watermelon!

 

Skills:

Embracing the water in watercolor - 3 consistencies of paint.

Wet on dry technique.

Inviting the color to flow.

Bonus:  Why do I need watercolor paper?

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This was an amazing class, I enjoyed it so much! The class illustrations are perfect and examples are clear. Jessica has a very gentle and pleasant teaching style, thanks so much for this class.
Tania Lanin

Illustrator / Mom / Creative Geek

Jessica, thank you so much for this amazing class! I've learned a lot of interesting tequenics. Please, keep up the great work. Hope to see more courses from you.
This class is awesome for the newbies, like me, because starts from the very beginning, helping us to understand, in a very practical and easy way, how the watercolours behave. I'm grateful with Jessica Sanders for this enjoyable class.
Eréndira Espinosa

Teacher and selflearner.

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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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