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Fantastic Fruit: Texture & Form

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Learn how to paint realistic-looking fruit using versatile watercolor techniques.

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What You Get

  • 6 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Anna Mason
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

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Class Overview

Discover how to bring realistic form and texture to your work while painting a luscious strawberry and a fuzzy peach. Award-winning artist Anna Mason is your guide as you create watercolor pieces that demand a closer look, and reward it.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Creating Realistic Subjects
Meet Anna Mason and start by learning Anna's expert approach to creating watercolors with breathtaking realism. Find out how to see shapes of color, what Anna terms as "visual texture," and discover how it will benefit your work.
2. Strawberry: Lightest & Darkest Tones
3. Strawberry: Midtones
4. Strawberry: Finishing Touches
5. Peach: Initial Washes, Darks & Midtones
6. Peach: Balancing Texture & Form

Recommended with this class

  • Watercolor paints, watercolor brushes, watercolor paper

Taught by

Anna  Mason
Anna Mason
Anna Mason is a watercolorist specializing in big, bold, botanical subjects. After making a huge career change to paint full-time 10 years ago, she's been honored with an RHS Gold Medal for Botanical Art and the Grand Prize by International Artist Magazine. In recent years, Anna has made it her mission to teach her unique watercolor techniques in an easy-to-understand way by contributing to Artists & Illustrator Magazine in the U.K., writing The Modern Flower Painter (Search Press) and teaching on Craftsy.

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