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Watercolors for Beginners: Water Drop

Kate Amedeo, Artist & Illustrator

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10 Videos (36m)
    • Intro to watercolor water drops

    • Art Supplies

    • Water Drop Sketch

    • Water Drop 1

    • Water Drop 2

    • Water Drop 3

    • Water Drop 4

    • Water Drop 5

    • Water Drop 6

    • Your Project


About This Class


In this class, I will teach you how to sketch and paint a realistic water drop with watercolor and gouache. 

We will be using the glazing technique and only two colors. 

If you are a complete beginner, do not get intimidated by how complicated it might seem at first. I will guide you step-by-step through the whole process and by the end of the class, you will have a shiny wet water drop of your own! :)

Here are 25 free places for my class!

Art supplies I am using:

Canson cold press watercolor paper (140lb)

Graphite pencil (HB-3H)

Kneaded eraser

Sennelier watercolors (Payne's Grey & Cerulean Blue)

Synthetic brushes (No. 4 & 8)

Winsor & Newton Designer Gouache (Permanent White)





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Kate Amedeo

Artist & Illustrator

Hi there! I'm Kate and I am an artist and an illustrator (and a mom of a wonderful 2-year-old). I live and work in Cornwall, UK. 

When I was very young I went to art school but did not finish it as I got really tired of everyone telling me what 'the right way' to do things is. I believe that in art there is no right or wrong :)

I returned to drawing and then painting after I started having problems with my health. Right after I gave birth to my daughter I was in pai...

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