Painting a Boat in Water

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  • 1 hour of high-definition video
  • Separated into stages so you can follow along at your own pace
  • Only basic watercolor supplies required: a pencil, a brush, some paints, paper and water
  • Award-winning, English-speaking instructor

Through teaching a landscape painting step-by-step, this 2-Time Teacher Of The Year shows you everything you need to know to paint tricky things such as:

  • Composing a peaceful lake scene without a reference
  • Perspective and depth
  • Autumn forests
  • Water and reflections

Let the teacher take the difficulty out of the painting with easy-to-follow instructions, constant encouragement, and a great sense of humor.

Expected Outcomes

  1. Sketch a visually engaging scene of a boat on a lake without using a reference image.
  2. Pick sky colors according to the kind of mood you want to set for your painting.
  3. Practice using the "wet-in-wet" technique in order to create soft blends.
  4. Block in the correct values in order to make objects (such as a boat) look 3D.
  5. Use the "variegated wash" technique to keep colors vibrant and edges soft.
  6. Draw and paint the banks of a lake in perspective.
  7. How to use the "lost and found" technique to create a better sense of distance and depth.
  8. Practice the "wet-on-dry" technique for more detailed areas.
  9. How to paint water, and to create the shimmery surface a lake has via wavering brushstrokes and a lifting technique.