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Watercolor Mixing for Beginners

Creating a Color Wheel in Watercolor

4.8 / 5.0
317 students1 hours 29 minutes

Created by Diane Flick, offered on Udemy

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Student feedback

5.2/10

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Course length

9/10

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Overall score

5.6/10

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Description

In this course, you'll learn how to mix purposeful colors in watercolor and how to apply them on paper. We'll learn how to achieve different saturations (color intensities) and values (lightness and darkness) in addition to creating the various hues on a standard color wheel. It is meant for the complete novice equipped with basic art materials.  It is also meant to be a concise, efficient class that offers lots of great information in a small amount of time.

You will be carefully supported and guided through the entire process, from discussing which materials you will need, onto adding water and color to your mixing tray, onto avoiding common missteps that may lead to frustration. When we are finished, you will walk away with a new set of skills you can use to create any color you desire using watercolor paints.

What are the requirements?

  • This class requires an open mind and an enthusiasm for learning to mix watercolor paints.
  • This class is for beginners, no experience is necessary.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • You will be able to mix any color you'd like in watercolor.
  • You will learn how to adjust saturation (intensity) and value (lightness or darkness) of your watercolor paints.
  • You will learn how to apply small areas of watercolor to paper.
  • You will learn how to avoid frustrating pitfalls that common when beginning watercolor mixing.

What is the target audience?

  • The complete beginner or the watercolor dabbler who wants to acquire skills in basic watercolor mixing.

NOTE: Materials list is in the free preview video called "Materials"

What you will learn

  • You will be able to mix any color you'd like in watercolor.
  • You will learn how to adjust saturation (intensity) and value (lightness or darkness) of your watercolor paints.
  • You will learn how to apply small areas of watercolor to paper.
  • You will learn how to avoid frustrating pitfalls that are common when beginning watercolor mixing.

Requirements

  • This class requires an open mind and an enthusiasm for learning to mix watercolor paints.
  • This class is for beginners, no experience is necessary.
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  • Price: $94.99
  • Platform: Udemy
  • Language: English
  • 1 hours 29 minutes
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bestcourses score: 5.6/10

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