Watercolor Essentials cod 270

Practice a number of watercolor techniques, styles and effects with this two-3 hour sessions intensive watercolor course dedicated to landscape painting. Whether you paint indoor or plein air, you will find this course very useful to practice a variety of techniques and effects, or to brush up your watercolor skills.

We will practice painting skies, reflections on water, trees, textures for rocks, grass and a variety of surfaces. We will also apply these techniques and methods for painting a few quick, small landscapes. Composition and intuitive perspective will also be discussed.


You can use any colors that you already have. The following is a list of pigments you might find useful to paint this subject, during the first class we will be discussing what colors from this list you might want to buy in case you need them.

Paint: Cadmium yellow lemon or lemon yellow; cadmium yellow medium; indian yellow; cadmium orange; vermillion; cadmium red medium; alizarine crimson; opera rose; Winsor violet; cobalt violet,; cobalt blue; ultramarine blue; thalo, phthalo or phthalocyanine blue (it’s the same color with many names); sap green,; Hooker’s green; Viridian; chromium oxide green; yellow ochre; raw sienna; burnt sienna; black.

Brushes: A round, synthetic or Kolinsky watercolor brush, # 8 or so. A round, synthetic or Kolinsky watercolor brush, # 2 or so. A flat, synthetic watercolor brush, about ½”

Paper: A pad or a few single sheets of cold press watercolor paper. The pad can be about 10 by 14 or so, you can cut the single sheet to the desired size. Good brands are Arches, Winsor and Newton, Fabriano, Saunders Waterford. You can also use any paper you like and you are used to.

Other tools: Pencil in B or HB gradation, kneaded erasers, a mixing palette, containers for water and, very important, paper towels.

Availability of Courses' Recordings

As part of the services offered by the New Renaissance Atelier, you will have access to the recordings of the video sessions of all the courses you purchased for one year.
You will find the links to the videos in your Personal Video Library that has been set up specifically for you. Please keep this Video library link on your desktop or in your browser for easy access.

In case You missed a course You are interested in, You can purchase the recording of the video sessions, by clicking on the menu above

roberto osti
roberto osti
Roberto Osti teaches figure drawing and human anatomy for artists at the New York Academy of Art and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Formally trained as a medical illustrator before becoming a fine artist, Osti has contributed his work to many science and art publications. His paintings have been exhibited in galleries in Europe and the United States. He is the author of Basic Human Anatomy (2016), an art instruction best seller and classic reference book. His latest book , Dynamic Human Anatomy has been released in March 2021.
Watercolor Essentials May 2024 cod 270
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