Duration:03 h 30 m
Explore brush strokes, color, composition, and tone to illustrate striking landscapes that capture the detail and atmosphere of the natural world
According to Richard Thorn, an award-winning artist specializing in landscapes and seascapes, watercolor is one of the most conducive mediums for depicting nature in its purest form. Its expressive capabilities have made it his preferred painting method for over 30 years. Throughout his extensive career, his art has graced major galleries across the globe, and earned him recognition from the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours, as well as at the Qingdao International Watercolour Exhibition.
In this online course, Richard teaches you his step-by-step process for painting realistic watercolor landscapes. Experiment with a range of brush techniques and explore color, composition, light, and texture to illustrate breathtaking scenes that capture the detail and atmosphere of the natural world.
What is this course’s project?
Paint a watercolor landscape or seascape of your choice using the skills you’ve learned throughout the course.
Who is this online course for?
Anyone who wants to learn how to paint realistic landscapes with watercolors.
Requirements and materials
A basic understanding of drawing, perspective, and color are required for this course.
In terms of materials, you need:
- Several types of brushes
- A dip pen
- Watercolor crayons and paper
- A mixing palette
- Watercolors and gouache paint
- Scratching tools such as a knife
- Black graphite or conte pencils