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Watercolor Rules!—and how to break them

Six Weeks, Six Teachers
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In this Kourse:

Watercolor basics and advanced techniques
Painting on location, wherever you are!
Creating bright and vibrant colors

Intimidated by watercolor? Don’t be!

Let’s start by learning all the basics of watercolors, foundations you can build on for years to come.

Then let’s break the rules.

Six amazing artists will show you the fun, creative ways they use watercolors to create beautiful paintings in their sketchbooks.

In over 100 videos, you’ll watch step-by-step demonstrations of principles and techniques, learn how to pick paints, mix colors, and use every type of paper, brush and accessory. You’ll study washes, glazes, mixed media, masking and textures, composition, and so much more.

In six weeks, you’ll be watercoloring confidently and expressively, on your way to making this powerful medium your own.

Each week, you get dozens of new video lessons. You have lifetime access so you can get back to the lessons again and again.

First, Ian Sidaway (legendary author of over 30 books on watercolor and member of the Royal Institute of Watercolor Painters) will demonstrate every aspect of this flexible medium.

Then Sketchbook Skool founders Danny Gregory and Koosje Koene will personally take us to meet watercolor masters August Wren, Inma Serrano, and Ian Fennelly. We’ll see their work, learn about their tools, then watch demo after demo of their special techniques.

Watercolor Rules! — and how to break them is our most comprehensive, in-depth watercolor kourse ever and — whether you’re just starting out or want to develop further by learning from the best — the next 6 weeks will teach, inspire and transform the way you paint.

Look at what students say about this kourse:

Being shown all of these techniques and methods and viewpoints is so helping me develop what I want to see in my own watercolor paintings. This is helping me find my style and I love it!—Kimberley Anne B.

I am transformed. I am new. I will never again be the artist I was before taking this klass. I have learned things I never knew were possible. I have watched and rewatched every lesson - integrating the techniques deep within me. — Aleesha S.

This course has changed me as an artist. I’ve loved the delivery, the practice, everything. — Jan B.

You’ll get:

  • Over 100 video lessons
  • Many hours of lessons and demonstrations
  • Lifetime access
  • Beautifully filmed on location in the U.S., Holland, Spain, and England
  • Sketchbook tours galore

You’ll learn:

  • How to choose:
    • Paints
    • Paper
    • Palettes
    • Brushes and how to use them
  • Color theory:
    • Color wheels
    • Swatches
    • How to mix any color from 3 primaries
  • Techniques:
    • Flat, graded and variegated washes
    • Wet on wet, wet on dry
    • Staining
    • Backruns
    • Spattering
    • Masking
    • Resists
  • Mixed media: ink, gouache, markers, colored pencils and more
  • Location
  • Still life
  • Nature
  • From imagination

Plus weekly interactive assignments and webinars to help you learn better

And so much more!


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