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Watercolor Abstracts

——   Created by Denise Love

Fun, creative watercolor techniques

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1h 13m
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More about this course

In this class, I'm going to show you a fun technique I like to do with watercolors. This is an easy, relaxing way to experiment with your watercolors and supplies and still be making some pretty cool abstract art. I can sit and make these for hours. Changing out my colors and mark-making to see what I can come up with.

In this class, I'm going to go over the supplies I'm using below - but I encourage you to use what you have to get started. Don't feel like you need to go out and buy all new supplies - unless you just want to... I love taking a new class and using it as an excuse to visit the art store! :)

This class is for you if:

  • You love learning new techniques for your art
  • You are interested in learning more about watercolors and making some fun little abstract pieces
  • You love experimenting with art supplies
  • You love watching how others approach their painting practice

Supplies: I encourage you to use your supplies you have on hand to do your projects. You do not have to purchase any specific supplies for this class. It is all about experimenting with the supplies you have and learning to let loose.

  • Watercolor paper - I Iike cold press and hot press about 140lb for most projects
  • Various paintbrushes and mark making tools
  • Watercolor paints - Start with what you have in a few of your favorite colors

In this class, I have kept the supplies I'm using pretty simple... please start with what you have and add some stuff from there if you think you'd love any of the ones I'm using.

The course project

By the end of this class, you'll be inspired and ready to create some beautiful art of your own.

Your project: Is to get out your watercolors and play! I want you to experiment with colors and mark-making. There is no wrong way to do this project. You cannot make mistakes. I want you to first play with some colors you like, then venture out to some color combos you wouldn't normally gravitate to. Play with your mark-making. Make yourself a little mark-making sheet as I show you in the class with some marks you like so you'll have some inspiration while you are creating!

6 Lessons

2 mins
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8 mins
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20 mins
Project - Part 1
12 mins
Project - Part 2
17 mins
Finishing up
17 mins
Finishing up - Part 2

About the instructor

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Denise Love
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  • 29 courses

I'm Denise, an artist, and photographer. I'm really passionate about sharing what I have learned with others and creating workshops is what I really enjoy. …

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