Course curriculum

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    Let's begin painting
    • 1. Let's work on a practice session to create a more depth with variety of colors and shades for our grassy dune area using a wet in wet technique.
    • Printable Beach Rose Painting Image
    • Printable PDF Beach Roses Sketch
    • 2. Practice Session- Wet in Wet Sky and clouds to create a Watercolor Background
    • 3. Learn to create a wet in wet sky and clouds background for your painting. We will work fast and mix colors on the paper. We will be working quickly before the paint dries. Make sure you are comfortable with the practice session before moving on.
    • 4. Preparing to add your first layer of wash for your ocean. We will start with a lighter shade and later provide more details and depth to your painting.
    • 5. We will need to make sure the ocean is completely dry before painting the beach. Once your ocean paint is dry, we will add a very light wash for the beach area.
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    In this section you will learn to layer your painting by adding more details creating depth.
    • 6. Let's work on a practice session to create a more depth with variety of colors and shades for our grassy dune area using a wet in wet technique.
    • 7. Now that you have practiced the wet in wet washes let's create some depth and shade in your painting. This is will be done in layers of yellow and greens.
    • 8. Now that we have our first washes down we will build upon those to create more texture and depth to your dunes. We will mix up some darker values and add in some deeper shades of Green.
    • 9. Please make sure your Dunes are completely dry. We will now add some waves and deeper shades in the water.
    • 10. Layering your colors to create waves.
    • Printable PDF Beach Roses Sketch
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    Creating the finishing touches to make your painting look more realistic.
    • 11. In this lecture we will add a layer of white gouache to create a base for our roses and we will cover how to create the look of a natural looking flower.
    • 12. In this lecture we will create the look of a weathered beach fence, You will create some distance in your painting, giving the illusion of depth.
    • 13. Finishing details to your fence.
    • 14. Our final touch ups and adding some birds.
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    Congratulations and Thank you! 
    • Let's See Your Project - get ready to post your DEMO's and Finished Painting!