Simply Watercolours – courses for beginners

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Are you a complete beginner? Are you an artist experienced in painting with other media? Have you already begun to paint with watercolours but want to learn more about basic techniques? With a series of lessons, assignments and one-to-one guidance from Tessa using Zoom, Simply Watercolours is the course for you.

In 10 units comprising a total of 19 videos, accomplished artist Tessa Baker will guide you from the materials that you will need through to the techniques, concepts and theory that will help you develop your skills as a watercolour artist.

Because of the need to keep continuity across the extensive one-to-one sessions, the course must be completed in 20 months, however you have continued access to course after that time.

This course includes over 3 hours of video, plus assessments and one-on-one video calls for a truly personalized experience.

 

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What Will You Learn?

  • The materials that are needed for watercolour
  • Mixing paint and water for different effects
  • Graduated washes
  • Colour mixing techniques
  • Basic colour theory
  • Colour mixing
  • Understanding light and distance
  • Composition
  • Drawing

Course Content

Simply Watercolours (part 1)
Courses for the complete beginners as well as those who paint already but would like to try watercolour as a medium.

  • Lesson 1: Brushes and other tools
    03:05
  • Lesson 2: Paper and Paint
    04:39
  • Lesson 3: Techniques – Brushes and Water
    16:58
  • Brushes and Water – Homework + Zoom meeting
  • Lesson 4: Techniques – Graduated Washes
    05:14
  • Lesson 5: Techniques – Colour Mixing, Part 1
    07:44
  • Colour mixing, Part 1 – Homework
  • Lesson 6: Techniques – Colour Mixing, Part 2
    15:36
  • Colour mixing part two – Homework + Zoom meeting
  • Lesson 7: Techniques – Colour Wheels
    15:16
  • Techniques – Colour Wheels – Homework
  • Lesson 8: An Introduction to Colour Theory
    05:07
  • An introduction to colour theory – Homework + Zoom meeting
  • Lesson 9: Techniques – Colour Mixing
    06:33
  • Techniques – Colour Mixing – Homework + Zoom meeting
  • Lesson 10: Techniques – Colour Mixing, Colour Values
    00:00
  • Techniques – Colour Mixing – Homework + Zoom meeting
  • Lesson 11: Techniques, Colour mixing (Painting Flowers)
    23:59
  • Techniques, Colour mixing (Painting Flowers) – Homework + Zoom meeting
  • Lesson 12: Perspective
    07:12
  • Perspective – Homework + Zoom meeting
  • Lesson 13: Landscapes, Part 1 – Light and Distance
    04:09
  • Lesson 14: Landscapes, Part 2 – Clouds and Hills
    14:42
  • Landscapes, clouds and hills – Homework + Zoom meeting
  • Lesson 15: Landscapes, Part 3 – Adding details
    08:17
  • Landscapes, Part 3 – Adding details – Homework + Zoom meeting
  • Lesson 16: Landscapes, Part 4 – The need for speed
    10:38
  • The Need For Speed – Homework + Zoom meeting
  • Lesson 17: Composition, Part 1 – The Rule of Thirds
    06:13
  • Composition – The Rule of Thirds, Homework
  • Lesson 18: Composition, Part 2 – The Focal Point
    20:24
  • Composition – The Focal Point- Homework + Zoom meeting
  • Lesson 19: Composition, Part 3 – Landscapes and Colour
    11:27
  • Composition, Part 3 – Landscapes and Colour – Homework + Zoom meeting
  • Lesson 20: Composition Part 4 – Drawing
    19:51
  • Composition Part 4 – Drawing – Homework + Zoom meeting

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