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Full Introduction to Watercolour Painting - Self-Paced

Karina Kozina
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This art course is an in-depth introduction to the most essential painting techniques, where students get a chance to try different art genres and create beautiful art projects. Perfect to fulfill middle school art curriculum.

Class experience

8 lessons//8 Weeks
 Week 1
Lesson 1
Sky and clouds + Practice painting - Ice-cream
Introduction to the most important painting techniques, such as wet-on-wet, wet-on-dry, dry brush, layering, washes etc
 Week 2
Lesson 2
Mountains in the fog, creating a beautiful watercolour postcard
Introduction to landscape painting, learning about paint consistency and aerial perspective.
 Week 3
Lesson 3
Animal Portrait - A Cat
Introduction to animal drawing, learning about measuring proportions. We will create a colourful background and a paint a realistic silhouette of a cat.
 Week 4
Lesson 4
Animal drawing - A Wolf
We will deepen our understanding of proportions and learn about the importance of contour. We will further explore silhouette art painting techniques.
 Week 5
Lesson 5
Underwater scene with a turtle and a coral reef
Introduction to mixed media techniques. We will learn how to break down a project into steps. We will be working with reference and imagination.
 Week 6
Lesson 6
Mushroom town + practice drawing "Floating Island"
Introduction to inking. We will learn how to create a realistic illustration. We will be combining ink drawing with watercolour.
 Week 7
Lesson 7
Animal drawing - Realistic owl in watercolour
We will be combining the most important painting techniques to create a beautiful animal portrait.
 Week 8
Lesson 8
Painting a realistic eye with watercolour + colour mixing exercises
This lesson is a thorough introduction to colour mixing and a colour wheel. We will be combining multiple techniques we learned in the course to paint an eye realistically.
 1 file available upon enrollment
Prices below are matched to Amazon prices in Canada. You will receive a detailed video on supplies upon enrolment. A sketchbook Watercolour paper (300 g) 5-10$ for a pad A set of watercolour (pans or tubes) standard set 10-20$ Watercolour round brushes (big, medium and small) soft hair synthetic brushes ~15$ Watercolour palette ~8$ A jar with water (for painting) Paper towels Painter's tape
Joined July, 2020
Rising Star
Hello! My name is Karina, I am a professional educator, artist and linguist. At this point, I have over 12 years of experience teaching students of all ages, both in-person and on-line.
I'm also proud to be one of the top art teachers on Outschool... 
Self-Paced Class


weekly or $95 for all content
8 pre-recorded lessons
8 weeks of teacher support
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1 year of access to the content

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