Lesson One: Starting From Scratch
For the absolute beginner. If you have never picked up a brush before (or you are switching from another medium such as oil or acrylic) this lesson is for you. It covers all of the basics, such as how to accomplish the "dreamy" feeling of traditional watercolor painting, how to correct mistakes (contrary to what most people believe, you can "erase" mistakes in watercolor), how to get colors to blend together smoothly, how to keep objects in your painting from bleeding together, and other common techniques.
All techniques are demonstrated with easy to follow instructions.
Also covered are typical watercolor supplies and materials, such as what paints, paper and brushes to purchase, what extra items are helpful, and what items are required and what items you can "scrimp" on.
22 minutes. The lesson covers:
Lesson Two: Your First Full Painting
Sill life painting demonstration and "paint along."
Watching an artist paint is the best form of instruction. Watch the process of completing a still life painting from start to finish, as we answer the following questions, and more:
VIEW A SAMPLE VIDEO CLIP (2 minutes 40 seconds. 4.2 meg) Note: This clip is lower resolution than the actual DVD/full video.