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Paint this watercolor in 7 EASY steps, just copy me & learn

Learn to use watercolor paints the easy way, just by doing it? You will with these easy to follow video demos. fun too.

4.3 / 5.0
1900 students1 hours 35 minutes

Created by Nicola A Blakemore, offered on Udemy

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This is a 'learn as you paint'  workshop, and by that I mean you will learn how to use watercolour paints as you paint a picture. So you will have a super painting at the end of the process as well as learning a new skill.

I have painted this a number of times with slight changes, for people, it's atmospheric, it reminds people of their holidays in warmer climates and it could be anywhere. So why not do that your self?

You will learn how to do simple washes and create a plaster and old stone wall effect, create a realistic window with perspective, deal with glass and reflections and get to grips with colour values.

It's EASY to follow, stop and start as you wish, relax and enjoy working as and when it suits you and at your own pace.

At any time you can post questions for any advice and also for feedback on your finished painting. 

There are also plenty additional notes, professional tips, and  extra tuition notes which you can download to build you own 'theory folder'. I will also be adding extra lectures over time. 

  • Why choose one of my courses?

    Because, as a self taught artist I understand how a lot of people feel about their creative work, sometimes anxious, sometimes overwhelmed and often that it's not 'good enough'. I will hold your hand as you overcome these fears as I offer a friendly, relaxed and sensitive teaching style.

    I also have years of experience of teaching people of all levels both in person and via the internet.

    Do one of my courses and you will feel as if I am in the room with you every step of the way.

Enjoy your painting, love Nicola

What you will learn

  • Plan an order of work and an interesting composition.
  • How to lay a watercolour wash, create texture, brick and plaster.
  • How to create highlights and shadows with watercolour paints.
  • Create believable shadows for a three dimensional effect.
  • Learn colour mixing and an effective way to paint shrubbery.
  • Learn how to use you brushes to better effect.


  • Watercolour paints
  • Watercolour paper 300g or 140lb
  • Two watercolour paint brushes, a small 3 and large 8
  • Mixing palette or white plate
  • Absorbent kitchen paper and two jam jars for water
  • Enthusiasm for being creative and somewhere to be comfortable, the kitchen table is perfect.
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  • Price: $49.99
  • Platform: Udemy
  • Language: English
  • 1 hours 35 minutes
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bestcourses score: 6.3/10

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