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5 Classes (3 hours 20 minutes)

  • Materials

    Watercolor paper and paints; Adobe Illustrator (optional)

  • Final Product

    5 watercolor paintings of a variety of subjects

  • Level

    All Levels

1. Jump In With an Easy Introduction to Watercolor

Learn watercolor basics for total beginners, including supplies, wash techniques, layering, blending, masking, and more.

2. Explore Color Mixing

Build on the basics with a short, fun class all about mixing watercolors and finding color harmony.

3. Bring Your Watercolors to the Woods

Apply what you've learned to botanicals, mushrooms, or other natural objects in this fun and meditative techniques class.

4. Practice, Practice, Practice

Try your hand at some fun and simple techniques-based projects and have fun with your new skills!

5. Explore On-Trend Techniques

Some of the most popular watercolor techniques are also beginner-friendly. Try your hand at simple shapes, navigating white space, fixing mistakes, and keeping colors vibrant.

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.