Watercolor Class Preview:
- How to sketch a window sill, stone platform, and flowers in a scene.
- How to mix primary colors and complimentary colors.
- How to paint different layers of a shrubbery and flowers.
- How to use a toothbrush to achieve the splatter technique for flowers.
- How to use a white paint effectively in watercolor.
- How to paint a brick wall using traditional colors.
Paints (Holbein Artists’ Watercolors)
- Lemon Yellow
- Bright Orange
- Permanet Alizarin Crimson
- Cadmium Red Light
- Deep Purple
- Deep deep Purple (Mineral Violet)
- Olive Green
- Chromium of Oxide
- Cobalt Green
- Leaf Green
- Cerulean Blue
- Cobalt Blue
- Ultramarine Blue
- Neutral Tint (Transparent Black)
- Ivory Black
- Burnt Umber
- Burnt Sienna
- Yellow Ochre
- Quinacridone Gold
- Holbein Permanent White (in a tube)
Watercolor Paper: 140-pound Arches Coldpress watercolor Paper
- Escoda Synthetic Brush (size 20)
- Need round Brush (size 12)
- Need round Brush (size 8)
- Rigger Brush
- Regular Toothbrush
- 3 inch Craft Gum Tape (2 inch commonly sold in most art stores)
- Graph Gear 1000 Mechanical Pencil w/ 0.7 lead (for sketching/tracing)
- White Artist’s Tape (used for borders and also as a guideline while painting)
- Watercolor Paints and palette
- Auxiliary tray for additional colors
- Cup of Water
- A towel or rag to rest brushes on
- Tissue of paper towels
Reference Photo (Click To Enlarge)
Initial Sketch (Click to Enlarge)