Watercolor Exercise – Shape Echoes

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Course Description:

Dive into the art of creating mesmerizing color gradients through the technique of painting overlapping triangles that transition seamlessly from yellow to orange to red. This course is not just a lesson; it is an invitation to immerse yourself in a therapeutic process that promises joy and relaxation while enhancing your skill in color mixing.

Shelby will walk you through this delightful exercise, providing you with a solid foundation to explore the boundless opportunities that watercolor offers. Designed to be both fun and educational, this course encourages you to repeat the exercise, finding satisfaction in seeing your progress as you fill your sketchbook with vibrant triangles, creating a harmonious blend of colors that is pleasing to the eye.

Whether you are a beginner eager to embark on your artistic journey or an experienced artist looking to add a new technique to your repertoire, this course offers a nurturing space to foster your creativity.

What You Will Learn:

  • Create a seamless gradient that transitions from one color to another
  • Fundamentals of color mixing using repeating shapes
  • An exercise to repeat again and again to foster growth and enhance your skill

Supplies You’ll Need:

  • Mixed media sketchbook
  • Watercolor paints
  • Watercolor brushes
  • Two jars of water
  • Cotton rag or paper towel
  • Masking tape (optional)
  • Heat tool (optional)


In this course, your instructor will demonstrate an exercise designed to help jumpstart your creativity and encourage you to create your own art pieces.

This course is part of the Watercolor Academy

What’s In The Course?

  • 1 Video
  • Watercolor Exercise
  • Self-Paced

Course Level: Beginner
Run Time: 12 minutes

Meet Your Instructor:

Shelby Abrahamsen

Blogger at LittleCoffeeFox.com

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