with Kateri Ewing
Online Class

Improve Your Paintings: Luminous Watercolor Mixing

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Overview

Learn skills for mixing watercolors to achieve vibrant hues and luminous neutrals. With professional watercolorist Kateri Ewing as your guide, you'll kick off class with a lesson on color theory basics, organizing your palette and making a 15-color wheel. Next, discover how to create personalized color charts that will help you match the exact hues you want to achieve. After you're completely comfortable with primary and secondary color relationships, discover how to create more nuanced color mixes using complementary tertiary hues. Ready to apply your new watercolor mixing skills? Kateri will guide you through a study of a pear using techniques for transferring a line drawing, adding a first glaze and using darker colors to create dimension.

Details

  • intermediate
  • 6 episodes
  • 2h0m

Included in this Class

1. Understanding Successful Watercolor
21m

1. Understanding Successful Watercolor

Meet artist Kateri Ewing as she introduces you to the limitless possibilities of watercolor. Kateri explains the characteristics of successful watercolor paintings, including how to select the most effective paints and tools. Next, learn the difference between luminous and muddy works, which will transform the way you'll see and paint in the future.

2. Split Primary System
11m

2. Split Primary System

Learn the difference between primary and split primary colors, and discover how color theory will help improve your paintings. Kateri shows you how organizing your palette will reduce frustration and wasted paint, and she walks you through the creation of your own 15-color wheel.

3. Charts & Color Matching
24m

3. Charts & Color Matching

Every artist has experienced the disappointment of not being able to match a hue exactly, but Kateri shows you how to solve this common challenge! Create your personalized color charts that train your hand and your eye to recognize color relationships, and allow you to match any color you can find.

1. Understanding Successful Watercolor

1. Understanding Successful Watercolor

2. Split Primary System

2. Split Primary System

3. Charts & Color Matching

3. Charts & Color Matching

4. Tertiaries, Neutrals & Greens

4. Tertiaries, Neutrals & Greens

5. Project Foundations & Color Study

5. Project Foundations & Color Study

6. Building Color & Completing the Pear

6. Building Color & Completing the Pear

Recommended with this class

    • Watercolor paints, watercolor brushes, watercolor paper