Experimenting and Playing with Loose Watercolors (Paint With Me)

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1 hour, 33 minutes

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Course Description:

Dive into a vibrant world of color and creativity in this engaging online class, where you’ll explore loose watercolor techniques under the expert guidance of instructor Shelby Abrahamsen. This course encourages learners to let go of control, embrace their artistic instincts, and discover the joyous unpredictability that comes from working with loose watercolors. You will learn how to warm up before starting a project, tips for keeping your strokes soft, and how using a sketchbook is a great way to practice new techniques.

What You Will Learn:

  • The fundamentals of practicing with loose watercolors
  • How to utilize multiple sketchbooks for creative experimentation
  • Importance and methods of warming up before commencing an art project
  • Creating intuitive art using wet-on-wet technique
  • Enhancing artwork through negative painting by adding layers
  • Adding contrast using darker shades to make light spots pop out.
  • Splatters/freckles technique application for personality infusion in artworks

Supplies You’ll Need:

  • Paper, either mixed media or watercolor
  • Paintbrush
  • Watercolor paints
  • Two jars of water
  • Mixing well
  • Rag or paper towels

Meet Your Instructor:

Shelby Abrahamsen

Blogger at LittleCoffeeFox.com

This Is A Live Class Replay:

This is an edited replay of a Foxsy Live Class. If you’re interested in interacting directly with instructors, check out the upcoming Live Class schedule.

What’s In This Class?

  • 1 Video
  • Tips & Tricks
  • Self-Paced

Course Level: Beginner
Run Time: 1 hour, 33 minutes

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Avatar Edna Paro
Posted 2 months ago
Shelby is so cool! She talks like she is a friend of mine. 🙂

I like the intuitive painting and the friendly talk. I also like that Shelby is real and talks about TV, Pedro Pascal (LOL), and shows how she goes with the flow with watercolors. 🙂

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