Confident Watercolor Painting: 10 Essential Hacks for Better Results

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Unleash your creativity with watercolor through quick and effective hacks! Join experienced art instructor Miranda Balogh as she guides you in enhancing your watercolor skills with five exciting texture and highlight techniques and another five tips to streamline your painting process. Whether you’re a beginner or looking to refine your craft, this course will boost your confidence and efficiency.

Miranda shares practical advice on essential and optional supplies, then dives into hands-on demonstrations that transform your approach to watercolor. By the end, you’ll have a collection of versatile techniques to create stunning effects and save time. Get ready to elevate your watercolor game and enjoy the process of painting even more!

What You Will Learn:

  • How to create textures using salt
  • Using an old paintbrush for dry textures
  • Creating fluffy white clouds with tissues or paper towels
  • Preserving white space with a white colored pencil
  • Using watercolor pencils for seamless sketches
  • Activating pan paints quickly with a spray bottle
  • Working on two paintings simultaneously
  • Prepping artist tape for clean borders
  • Speeding up drying with a heat gun
  • Lifting techniques for creating highlights and white spaces

Supplies (Optional):

  • Watercolor paints: Pans or tubes
  • Watercolor paper
  • Watercolor brushes (One medium round brush)
  • Two jars of water
  • Mixing palette/tray
  • Optional: Cloth or paper towels

What’s In The Course?

  • 12 Videos
  • Step-by-step instructions
  • Self-Paced

Course Level: Beginner
Run Time: 52 minutes

Meet Your Instructor:

Miranda Balogh

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