The Watercolor Pencil Mini-class has four fully-illustrated lessons -- inspiration, information, tips, demos, exercises and videos, plus each lesson has a BONUS page of links, videos, books, and/or other resources.
Unlike my Watercolor Pencil CD or online class, where we cover how to paint various subjects (water, people, trees, fire, etc.), here we’re really going after the nitty-gritty, based on things my students have asked for.
• Whether the pencils are transparent or opaque
• What brands work best
• How much water to use
• Which papers to choose
• What brushes work best
• How to apply values
• How to control your effects
• Whether you want to sketch or do a painting
• Watercolor pencils vs. watercolor crayons
• Lifting watercolor pencils
• Which resists work best
• Mixed media
• How to get the effects YOU want...
PLUS the step-by-step demos, inspirations, links and videos you’ve come to expect!
|You’ll learn how to choose the tools and approaches that best fit YOU, or discover new ones you’ll love. You’ll have plenty of chance to try them out.
Mini-videos in every lesson explore right along with you.
And best of all, this is at your convenience, in your own time.
You’ll have a blast! And, with any class, online or otherwise, you’ll get out of the lessons what you put into them. Judging from the enthusiasm level of most of my students, that’s a lot!
NOTE: The lessons will be automatically delivered to the email address you sign up with. Whatever address you use for PayPal, be sure to check, that’s where your lessons will be sent.
System Requirements: Lessons are in PDF format and Adobe Reader X is required. Whatever device you use to view the lessons must meet Adobe Reader’s system requirements.
Find Quick Sketching 1 here.
Find Quick Sketching 2 here.
Find Quick Sketching in Color here.
Find Ink & Wash Mini-Class here.
Find Watercolors Pencils Mini-Class here.
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Other offerings will include:
• Sketching in Nature
• Drawing People
• Drawing Animals
• Starting an Artist's Journal
• Plein Air Painting
• Drawing Birds
• Watercolor Basics
• Watercolor Textures
• 80+ Creativity Prompts
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Making Your Mark - Exploring Watercolor Pencils
• Basic Techniques
• How Many Strokes, and How
• Bonus Pages
Making Your Mark - Getting Familiar With the Medium
• Watercolor Sticks and Crayons
• Opaque Colors
• Color Wheels
• What WC Pencils will and won't do.
• Bonus Page
• Putting Applications to Work
• Single Line/Single Color
• Solid Tones
• Bonus Page
Mixed Media and Putting It All to Work
• Finished Paintings
• Mixed Media
• Take Five!
• Bonus Page
• Brushes and Watercolor Pencils
• Testing Watercolor Pencils