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Portraits in Watercolor

Let New York artist Matt Rota help you 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 watercolors portability and affordability, plus the expertise of New York artist Rota, who will be available to look at your work and answer any questions that arise as you paint. Get unprecedented ...

Topics: Watercolors
Cost: $40 Per Course

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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 watercolors 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 Youll 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 mediumWhat Youll Make: A beautiful and accurate watercolor portrait based on a downloadable photographWhat 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 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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  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructor: Matt Rota
  • Cost: $40 Per Course
  • Institution: Craftsy
  • Topics: Watercolors

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