Learn to Paint Magical Landscapes in Watercolor

——   Created by Irina Trzaskos

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Welcome to the class! October is almost here and I feel the magic in the air, mornings are crisp and days so peaceful that it is a pure joy to paint every day. After I posted one of my whimsical landscapes on Instagram, I received many messages from you asking to film a class, I am always excited to hear your ideas and share with you everything I know. Framed landscapes make a great gift.

In this class, I am explaining step by step how to paint a magical landscape. We will be painting two landscapes, one more complex using a cool color palette and one more simple using warm hues, in this way you will understand the main principles of color mixing and wet on wet techniques, so you can create your own beautiful landscapes.

Happy painting,

x Irina

The course project

Design Brief:

Paint a magical landscape using the techniques explained in this class. Bonus points for painting more landscapes and sharing your thoughts and the process. Below you will find the list of supplies and reference pictures. I am looking forward to seeing your beautiful projects, x Irina.


  • Board + drafters tape
  • Watercolor paper
  • Watercolor paint (I use "White Nights" watercolor paints by Nevskaya Palitra)
  • Large watercolor brush size 8-12
  • Medium watercolor brush size 6-4
  • (optional) Small watercolor brush size 4-1
  • (optional) Big flat brush
  • Paint palette
  • Water
  • Rubbing alcohol 
  • Paper towels

Reference pictures:

7 Lessons

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Landscape in cold colors: part 1
Landscape in cold colors: part 2
Landscape in warm colors: part 1
Landscape in warm colors: part 2
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About the instructor

Hi, I am Irina - watercolor artist and illustrator.

Welcome to my channel dedicated to all Watercolor Beginners.

Here, I share my knowledge of watercolor, tips, tricks and techniques right from my studio in a small & beautiful town in Connecticut. In the last five years I taught over 65.000 …

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