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Watercolour for beginners #11 A field with birches and a rock

Doris Charest, Contemporary Fine Art Specialist and Instructor

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8 Videos (23m)
    • The drawing

    • Sky and ground

    • The rock

    • The background trees

    • Shadow on Birch

    • More shadows

    • Last details

    • Conclusion


About This Class

Watercolour is a fun and easy. This course is for the new-to-watercolour and will teach you all about how to start a watercolour painting. Once you learn the basic steps, painting will be a joy. You can complete this course in an hour if you follow the step-by-step process. There are hints and pointers in every lesson. By the end of the series, you should be able to paint in watercolours all by yourself. These are the successful lessons that have been used for beginner students before.  I have chosen my students' favorite lessons show you.  Come and enjoy these lessons too.  Be sure to post your version.

4 of 4 students recommendSee All

This class was challenging, but enjoyable. I really liked playing with the colours. Doris makes it easy with her step-by-step instructions. Thanks, as always, for a great class!
Angelique Noll

Writer and Illustrator

I am totally new to watercolour. These were really doable and brief activities and I learned a few basic techniques. Can't wait to find some subject matter of my own.





Doris Charest

Contemporary Fine Art Specialist and Instructor

Doris Charest - Biography


BED University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

BFA University of Calgary, Calgary, AB

MED University of Alberta, AB

Mixed media is Doris' favorite favorite form of painting . She loves exploring with textures, shapes, and a more contemporary look. Nature and the world around her inspires Doris. Her love of texture won her the Allessandra Bisselli Award and a First Place in a Still Life show with the Federation of Canadian Artis...

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