with Danielle Donaldson
Online Class

The Art of Creative Watercolor: Color Schemes

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Overview

Are you ready to look at color in a whole new way? Join artist Danielle Donaldson for an in-depth exploration of color, including how to discover your own ideal color palette. You'll create your own color reference, with tiny illustrations that are both charming and functional, and suitable for framing!

Details

  • beginner
  • 8 episodes
  • 1h37m

Included in this Class

1. Introduction
2m

1. Introduction

Meet watercolor illustrator Danielle Donaldson and learn about the supplies you'll be using: watercolors, watercolor paper, a palette , watercolor brushes, a heat tool and common household supplies.

2. Study
6m

2. Study

Start with a quick exercise to learn about color palettes, particularly the difference between warm and cool palettes.

3. Prepare
7m

3. Prepare

Further expand your understanding of warm and cool palettes by exploring the colors you documented in the previous lesson. You'll discover your true colors to make your paintings uniquely your own.

1. Introduction
2m

1. Introduction

2. Study
6m

2. Study

3. Prepare
7m

3. Prepare

4. Project Setup 1: Tiny Rainbow
9m

4. Project Setup 1: Tiny Rainbow

5. Project Setup 2: Starting Large
22m

5. Project Setup 2: Starting Large

6. Project Setup 3: Microdrawings
9m

6. Project Setup 3: Microdrawings

7. Project Setup 4: Add True, Warm & Cool Colors
19m

7. Project Setup 4: Add True, Warm & Cool Colors

8. Project Setup 5 & Final Thoughts
22m

8. Project Setup 5 & Final Thoughts

Recommended with this class

  • Artist-grade watercolor paints (Danielle uses Daniel Smith)
  • Your favorite watercolor brushes
  • 140-lb. watercolor paper in various sizes
  • White palette
  • Mechanical pencil
  • White paint pen
  • Heat gun (optional)

Projects