Portraits in Watercolor

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Craftsy online courses
Craftsy provides education and tools to help you bring your creativity to life.
Craftsy provides education and tools to help you bring your creativity to life.
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Understand and exploit the seemingly untamable nature of flowing water as you paint from the general to the specific, incorporating graduated washes, hard and soft edges and warm and cool tones into a stunningly accurate watercolor portrait. Take advantage of watercolor's portability and affordability, plus the expertise of New York artist Matt Rota, who will be available to look at your work and answer any questions that arise as you paint. Get unprecedented access and close-up views of Rota's palette and brushwork, allowing you to observe his process as if in a private workshop. Embrace a world made with translucent washes of pure pigment. Enroll now in _Portraits in Watercolor_. **What You'll Learn** * To inform your painting with a tonal study of your subject * Graphing and measuring methods to accurately depict features on the human face * To mix colors confidently and create smooth gradations along with a variety of... Understand and exploit the seemingly untamable nature of flowing water as you paint from the general to the specific, incorporating graduated washes, hard and soft edges and warm and cool tones into a stunningly accurate watercolor portrait. Take advantage of watercolor's portability and affordability, plus the expertise of New York artist Matt Rota, who will be available to look at your work and answer any questions that arise as you paint. Get unprecedented access and close-up views of Rota's palette and brushwork, allowing you to observe his process as if in a private workshop. Embrace a world made with translucent washes of pure pigment. Enroll now in _Portraits in Watercolor_. **What You'll Learn** * To inform your painting with a tonal study of your subject * Graphing and measuring methods to accurately depict features on the human face * To mix colors confidently and create smooth gradations along with a variety of other techniques using washes * To create highlights and shadows, and to add detail through layering and washes * The preferred brushes, paper, paints and other supplies used in watercolor * To add touch-ups and finishing details with opaque medium **What You'll Make** * A beautiful and accurate watercolor portrait based on a downloadable photograph **What You'll Love** * Gaining the insight and confidence to work with the watercolor medium * Applying techniques you've learned to create successful works of art * Downloading class materials including equipment and supply lists * Interacting with your world-class instructor and fellow students to answer all your questions * 24-hour lifetime access from your web-enabled device, allowing you to take the class on your schedule * Note-taking and 30-second repeat features built into the learning platform
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