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Watercolor Painting - Venice Pen and Ink Travel Sketching (Part 3)

——   Created by Darren Yeo

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This Watercolor Line and Wash course is designed for Beginners to Intermediate learners with a desire to learn the essentials of Line and Wash Watercolors. In this class you will learn how to paint 8 simple Venice scenes!

In this class, I will show you the FUN and EASY way to enter into the world of watercolors, and turn your holiday photographs or any reference picture into simple, yet beautiful paintings. By the end of this course, you will have a firm understanding of the processes and techniques of turning any photograph into a pen and wash painting!

In this Watercolor Painting - Venice Line and Wash course, I will cover:

  • How to simply and paint 8 Venice landscapes from photographs
  • The correct use of values in painting
  • How to use color and complementary colors (warm and cool for striking effects)
  • How to paint shadows and light
  • How to paint water and waves
  • Understanding the basics of perspective, angles and simplifying buildings
  • Using essential watercolor techniques such as wet-in-wet and wet-on-dry

Here is the landscapes we will be painting:

The course project

For the class project, refer to the attached reference photos of Venice. Pick one or more reference photos to base a pen drawing on. This will encourage you to create your own scene, which will be unique to you. My scanned paintings are also included in the attachments and you can use these as a reference if you wish. Remember, you want to create a loose impression so don't get too bogged down in all the details.

Once you have completed your drawing/s, follow along with the corresponding painting video to paint your scene/s. Then, upload your project. I'm keen to see what you come up with, and let me know if need any advice or feedback - I will respond to your messages in the projects/discussion. Have fun!

10 Lessons

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Class instructions
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16 mins
Venetian Night Scene
free preview
11 mins
Gondola Scene
20 mins
Venice by the Water Scene
14 mins
Gondolas by the San Giorgio Scene
28 mins
San Maurizio Church Scene
21 mins
St. Mark's Square Scene
32 mins
Venice Canal Scene
22 mins
Santa Maria Della Salute Scene

About the instructor

Darren Yeo
Darren Yeo
  • 31 courses

Hi, I'm Darren from Watercolour Mentor, and I'm here to Mentor, Encourage and Inspire you in your watercolour journey! I like to provide as …

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Class benefits

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  • Project included
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  • 2h 39m of on-demand video
  • 16 downloadable files
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