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5 Classes (3 hours 35 minutes)

  • Materials

    Gouache paints, paper, brushes.

  • Final Product

    4 gouache paintings

  • Level


1. Get to Know Your Paint

Looking for your next step after watercolor? Learn 3 easy, fun ways to paint with gouache and see what this new medium could bring to your work.

2. Explore Shape, Color, and Pattern

Teacups are a great subject for exploring gouache's personality. In this class, you'll create flat blocks of colour, try out dry brushing effects, and learn some fun texture techniques.

3. Create Color Guides, Mix Paint, and Dive Deeper into Patterns

Now that you're a bit more familiar with the properties of gouache, try creating a color guide, learn how to mix your paint, and explore layering techniques.

4. Apply Your New Skills to a Portrait

How does gouache work with other media? Layer in some watercolor in this fun and relaxing garden painting class.

Congratulations! You’re All Done.

You did it! You’ve completed the full Learning Path. We can’t wait to see where these skills take you next.