Watercolor with Me: Cheery Cherry Blossom Tree

——   Created by Jessica Sanders

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Hi, I’m Jessica Sanders, a self-taught watercolor and mixed-media artist who loves exploring art and sharing it with you!

Watercolor with Me: Cheery Cherry Blossom Tree  

Let’s paint a cheery cherry blossom tree together!!

In this class for any level student, I will demonstrate, in real time, how to paint a wonderful, whimsical, cheery cherry blossom tree with watercolor and white gouache. This class is not a realistic class. The approach is loose, impressionistic, and whimsical.

I will walk you through the entire process - from a quick, loose sketch to creating a painting with depth and interest - and all the steps in between. 

Most of all, our focus is on relaxing, staying loose, and enjoying the painting process. 

And…..Secretly, almost like magic, we will improve our watercolor skills!

We will be practicing:

  • Wet on dry 
  • Wet on wet
  • Color mixing
  • Negative shape painting
  • Layering washes 
  • Adding gouche to increase the opacity of our paint
  • Staying loose
  • and so much more. :)

As always, we will wrap up the class with a project using the skills and techniques we have learned in the class.

The course project

For your project, please relax and paint a cheery cherry blossom tree!!! I can’t wait to see your projects!! 

As always, please drop your questions in the discussion section, and share your projects with me and your fellow students. 

If you love this class, please let me know by leaving a review :)  

Happy Painting,



Instagram: @jessicasandersart

13 Lessons

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Quick Sketch - light sketching
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Cherry Blossom Tree Part 1
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Cherry Blossom Tree Part 2
Cherry Blossom Tree Part 3
Cherry Blossom Tree Part 4
Cherry Blossom Tree Part 5
Cherry Blossom Tree Part 6
Cherry Blossom Tree Part 7
Cherry Blossom Tree Part 8
Cherry Blossom Tree Part 9
Project and Thank You
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  • Project included
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About the instructor

I'm Jessica, an artist, online teacher, and content creator, living in Houston, Texas. My passion is exploring art, creativity, and art supplies! It makes me happy to explore, to find the answer to "what if," and to share it with you. My mission is to help others experience the joy …

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