About this Course

After laying a solid foundation in Level I, Karen continues to build by adding more key fundamentals in watercolor painting. As with any discipline, there are peaks and valleys as you grow. This course is designed to broaden your understanding of watercolor as a medium and help to solidify your confidence as you explore your creative expression. This is also a great course if you've taken a break from painting but don't need to put the training wheels back on or are an intermediate or advanced painter in need a refresher in watercolor.

The following subjects are covered in this course...

  • Useful mark making in watercolor painting

  • How to paint and soften edges

  • How to use white in your watercolor paintings

  • How to build layers of paint and build form on an object

  • How to use salt techniques to create texture in your painting

  • What is scraffito and how to use it in your painting

  • The process of painting wet on wet. What it means, how to do it, and what not to do!

  • How to add shadows and highlights to objects to create dimension

  • Master your tools, paint, and style with various fun and challenging painting exercises

You will paint...

  • Leaves

  • A purple and brown crab

  • A yellow rose

Course begins October 1, 2020

Pre-enrollment begins August, 2020

This course will have a limited number of participant seats. Click below to receive a reminder notice before pre-enrollment begins.

Two ways to pay

One payment of $150.00 or two payments of $80.00

Course curriculum

Includes 19 lessons plus reference photos

  • 1


    • Introduction to Watercolor 2

  • 2

    Mark Making

    • Mark Making 1

    • Mark Making 2

  • 3

    Intro to Edges

    • Intro to Edges 1

    • Intro to Edges 2

  • 4

    Painting Whites

    • Painting Whites 1

    • Painting Whites 2

  • 5


    • Blooms

  • 6

    Wet Into Wet Patterns

    • Wet Into Wet Patterns

  • 7


    • Leaves 1

    • Leaves 2

    • Leaves 3

    • Leaves Drawing

    • Leaves Reference

    • Leaves-Photo Reference-1

    • Leaves-Photo Reference-2

  • 8

    Dungeness Crab

    • Crab 1

    • Crab 2

    • Crab 3

    • Crab Reference Drawing

    • Crab Sketch

  • 9

    The Yellow Rose

    • Yellow Rose 1

    • Yellow Rose 2

    • Yellow Rose 3

    • Yellow Rose 4

    • Yellow Rose Photo Reference 1

    • Yellow Rose Photo Reference 2

    • Yellow Rose Sketch