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       "Mixing grays from your three
        primaries; yellow, red, and blue,
        you can imitate the look of tin."

 

 

    Detailed section of the Bearded Irises project


Intermediate Projects -  page 2

  • Sunflowers
  • Bearded Irises
  • Carmel Tudor (pen and ink)





The projects for this level were carefully thought out with the intermediate watercolorist in mind, but an advanced beginner watercolorist could accomplish these as well. To get an overview of what is included with each project,  click here.


Sunflowers Project

Preview
 
What you will learn


  How to create deep, rich, velvety centers of a sunflower through the use of pigment.

  How to give dimension in the petals, by first painting their shadows, then glazing over the top with color.

  How to create the illusion of a reflective metal watering can.

plus so much more!
 
painting of Sunflowers


Size

14"w  x  21"h


width - 35.56cm
height - 53.34cm



Paper
  • a "half sheet" of watercolor paper.

Palette
  • New Gamboge (W&N)
  • Permanent Rose (W&N)
  • French Ultramarine Blue (W&N)
  • Cadmium Yellow (W&N)
  • Cadmium Orange (W&N)
  • Burnt Sienna (W&N)
  • Raw Sienna (W&N)
  • Winsor Blue - red shade (W&N)
  • Sap Green (H)
  • Permanent Brown (DS)

Bearded Irises Project

Preview
 
What you will learn


  How to capture their velvety appearance through the use of color and technique.

  How to paint glowing shadows, and add depth in your flowers, with the lease amount of watercolors.

  How to mix a variety of greens, that will bring both color and texture to your leaves.

plus so much more!
 
painting of Bearded Irises


Size

10"w  x  21"h


width - 25.4cm
height - 53.34cm



Paper
  • a "half sheet" of watercolor paper.

Palette
  • New Gamboge (W&N)
  • Permanent Rose (W&N)
  • French Ultramarine Blue (W&N)
  • Burnt Sienna (W&N)
  • Cerulean Blue (W&N)
  • Sap Green (H)

Carmel Tudor Project

Preview
 
Pen and Ink Watercolor

What you will learn


  How to use permanent ink to transfer your drawing onto watercolor paper using light as your source.

  How to create a wide variety of textures through the use of color and technique.

  How to paint a variety greens, using only a few watercolors.
 
painting of Carmel Tudor


Size

14"w  x  21"h


width - 35.56cm
height - 53.34cm



Paper
  • a "half sheet" of watercolor paper.

Palette
  • New Gamboge (W&N)
  • Permanent Rose (W&N)
  • French Ultramarine Blue (W&N)
  • Burnt Sienna (W&N)
  • Scarlet Lake (W&N)
  • Cerulean Blue (W&N)
  • Sap Green (H)
  • Manganese Blue (H)



 
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