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Before I decided to try your watercolour video lessons I was debating whether I should go back to a online teaching series I had been using. 3 years later and I’m still here!

October 9th, 2014

Beginner friendly landscape painting: Morning Field

Watercolor Class Preview: How to prepare color schemes for plein air paintings. Why you want to scribble an initial thumbnail sketch. How to pick the right size of watercolor paper for plein air. Why temperature and wind should influence your planning. How to paint fields. How to paint trees. How to paint shadows. How to paint clouds. How to paint blue skies. When to let paint dry before continuing. How to paint mountains.     Reference Photo     Initial Sketch         Final Painting         What does yours look like? Send it to us via a...

Categories: All LessonsBeginner Lessons

by Vinita Pappas

October 22nd, 2014

Pathway To Spring Bouquet

Watercolor Class Preview: Why 300 lb paper is sometimes a better option than 140 lb paper. How to paint close-up flowers. Why certain brushes are more suitable for certain jobs. Why tilting your canvas can create special effects. How to balance a loose look with a more refined look. How to paint a close-up rose from start to finish. What negative painting is and how to practice it. How to make adjustments by lifting paint. How to use the Mr. Clean Magic Eraser to bring back a white area. How to scrape highlights onto leaves. How to avoid overworking your painting. Reference Photo  ...

Categories: All LessonsTechnique LessonsBeginner Lessons

by Vinita Pappas

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Watercolor May Flowers: Rose Edition Using Easy Watercolor Techniques

"April showers bring May flowers", so here's a fun floral-themed lesson for you to enjoy! Let's paint unique watercolor flowers - rose edition - with Dana as she walks us through some basic watercolor techniques.

Categories: Watercolor Techniques
by Greg Conley

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The watercolor perfection of Kelly Eddington

Kelly is a prolific and internationally recognized artist. She has a robust following on facebook and her own website where she sells her paintings independently. Her paintings take weeks or months to produce and they can be found in private collections, galleries and museums!

Categories: Famous Artists
by Agnieszka Evenson

February 6th, 2023

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5 Beginner Mistakes: Learning from a master.

Our guide today is Kelly Eddington. We’ve featured Kelly’s lessons on Beebly’s before. She continues to inspire and guide us towards the meticulous perfection that she herself achieves when working with watercolors.

Categories: Watercolor Techniques
by Agnieszka Evenson

February 3rd, 2023

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