Better Paintings With Watercolor Sketching (DVD)


Capture any view that captivates you! Paint your favorite outdoor scenes quickly in loose, luminous watercolor sketches.

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What You Get

  • DVD with 6 video lessons
  • Full-color, printed reference materials booklet
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Includes closed captioning


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Class Overview

Learn watercolor sketching to paint impressive landscapes swiftly and fearlessly alongside expert instructor Angela Fehr. At the beginning of her class, you'll get comfortable breaking down landscapes into basic shapes and values. Move on to gesture sketches, and pick up tips for creating expressive strokes, handling your brush and working with watercolor. With these essential skills covered, you'll create a versatile color palette and use it to map out the color temperatures of your scene. Next, discover how branching out from your reference photo can help you capture your unique artistic vision. Take your skills even further by learning to create a focal point and a visual path for your sketches. Finally, bring it all together to create a finished landscape painting with refined values and just the right amount of detail.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Value
Meet Angela Fehr and get started sketching! Angela will walk you through her unique approach for getting to know her subject matter through a series of fun, quick and easy sketches. To start, create a few quick sketches to understand the basic shapes in your scene. Then, learn the importance of value in successful watercolor painting and create some initial value studies.
2. Gesture Sketching
3. Exploring Color
4. Color Variations
5. Focal Point
6. Putting It All Together

Recommended with this product

  • Watercolor paints, watercolor brushes, watercolor paper
  • Standard art supplies: pencils, pens, surfaces, kneaded eraser, craft knife

Taught by

Angela Fehr
Angela Fehr
Angela discovered watercolor as a teenager after returning to Canada from living with her family in Papua New Guinea. She quickly fell in love with the fluidity and beauty of pairing paint and water. Today, Angela's artistic journey has included working as a graphic artist, a website designer and an art teacher. Her work has also been shown in solo and group exhibits, as well as in magazines, newspapers and on websites.

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