Blobs to Blooms: Painting Violas in Watercolor

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What You Will Learn in this Class

All Levels Welcome!

In this class, you will learn how to turn watercolor blobs into beautiful viola blooms. No drawing experience necessary. 

We’ll take a deeper dive into:

  • Watercolor paints and their unique qualities

  • Papers, brushes, and supplies

  • Design composition and simple shapes for beautiful bouquets

  • Sketches and transferring the violas to watercolor paper

  • How to work with a limited color palette for endless color combinations

  • Understanding how watercolor pigments work and flow and why granulating watercolors are so much FUN!

  • Achieving GLOW in your paintings without using metallics

We’ll cover four essential techniques that will help your paintings glow:  

  • Wet in Wet watercolor blobbin’

  • Layering and Glazing techniques to get the GLOW in your painting

  • Bold to Blend to Bleed Techniques

  • Texture and Finishing Techniques

I’ll demystify and walk you through each technique step-by-step before we paint the final project together. 

Video content delivered in short, technique-based lessons

Each video lesson breaks down the watercolor painting techniques into smaller chunks giving you the ability to follow along using the practice handout. Then, we'll put it all together and create a viola floral composition

What You'll Make:

Together, we will walk through all of the techniques and create the final project together.

Class Downloads Supplied 

  1. Inspiration and Pinterest Board
  2. Color Palette Swatch Sheet
  3. Design Composition
  4. Viola Composition Sketch
  5. Technique Practice Handouts
  6. Bonus Viola Sketches
  7. Bonus Pansy Sketches

BONUS Download

FREE 5x7 Art print download of the original viola painting shared in this class. Also in the download are viola embellishments for you to print, cut and enJOY! The download is in the final class lesson.

Perfect for Beginners, Seasoned Painter, Makers, Enthusiasts and MORE!

This class is perfect for beginners, seasoned watercolorists and/or enthusiasts. It is my intention for you to have FUN and enjoy painting. 

May you find pause from the hustle, pure joy and inspiration here!

The Course: 7 Video Tutorials

Comprehensive Video Tutorials. Project Handouts are Included so that You Can Paint Alongside the Tutorials and Master the Techniques

Video content delivered in short, technique-based lessons


Downloadable Videos

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Course curriculum

    1. Blobs to Blooms: Painting Violas in Watercolor Inspiration + Supplies

    1. Blobs to Blooms: Painting Violas in Watercolor Practice Handouts

    1. Blobs to Blooms: Color Palette + Watercolor Options

    1. Blobs to Blooms: Technique Practice

    1. Blobs to Blooms: Composition and Painting the Viola Bouquet

About this course

  • $45.00
  • 7 lessons
  • 1.5 hours of video content

Class Price: $45

Affordable. Self-Paced Class.

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