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.
Included in this Class
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.
Learn how to paint a plump strawberry. Anna shows you how to bring the smooth, shiny texture of this fruit to life. You'll learn how to complete the initial wash, block in the seeds and paint the darkest areas to establish your painting's tonal range.
Continue work on your strawberry by building up midtones and lighter tones. Then, create dimensionality in even the tiniest seeds as you learn how brushstrokes help create form and communicate texture.
Recommended with this class
Watercolor paints, watercolor brushes, watercolor paper