Watercolour Skeleton Leaves in 3 Colours - Step by step

——   Created by Emily Curtis

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Have you ever wanted to capture the beauty of nature? This class is all about how to do just that.

In this class you’ll learn an easy process for painting 6 translucent skeleton leaves using watercolours. I’ll guide you step-by-step to produce the finished piece. By the end of this class you’ll have your very own leaf painting and all the techniques you’ll need to recreate the piece in any colours you like.

In this class you will learn:

  • What tints are in watercolours.
  • A simple exercise to practice painting tints using watercolours
  • How to select colours for this painting
  • The step-by-step process of painting overlapping watercolour leaves.

This class is suitable for all skill levels from beginner to professional as everything is laid out easily for you to follow along.

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Happy Painting!

E xx

The course project


Join me in painting these translucent, skeleton leaves with watercolours. The project is explained step-by-step at beginner level so it’s super easy to follow along. If you want to make it more difficult, try experimenting with different colours or adding more detail.

Do post your final project below so I can see all your amazing artwork. If you post your results to Instagram, be sure to tag me @artofemilycurtis so I can mention you in my stories.

Happy Painting!

E xx

9 Lessons

Art Supplies
Choosing the Colours
Drawing the Shape
Light Leaves
Medium Leaves
Dark Leaves
Class Project
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About the instructor

Hi there! I'm Emily Curtis. I'm a full-time artist who specialises in acrylic and watercolour painting. I produce work which portrays atmosphere and emotion, often inspired by moments in nature and urban life. My love of painting began as a child when I was mesmerised by the colours in the …

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