During the online course you will learn how to paint poppies, cotton, irises and peonies in watercolor. The course is suitable for both beginners and practicing artists, illustrators, designers.
Botanical watercolor illustration
About the course
Our 8 years of experience in live courses helps beginners learn watercolor step by step. It is logical to start with “drier” techniques, and gradually move towards wetting the entire sheet of paper. This algorithm results in beautiful, clean and artistic watercolor illustrations.
In 10 lessons you will learn how to draw a variety of flowers, even if you haven’t never held a brush in your hand before!
hours of paintings
Building a composition and pencil drawing
Color matching, mixing on the palette and the main color spots in the illustration
Final touches, detail work
Let's explore the variety of watercolor paper, brushes and paints. Learn how to mix and stretch colors.
01 The theory of watercolor
Let’s learn how to work on wet and use the “mask”. We’ll create a simple illustration and learn to use the masking liquid.
02 Cactus in a pot
Subtle color nuances. Let's work on mixing pastel shades. We use glazing technique
Learning to work with light and shadow in wet techniques, and achieving fine details in dark colors.
Painting white on white. Working on light, shadow and volume on light plants.
Work dry using tonal contrasts to add detail to the sunflower petals.
A study of iris petals using the glazing technique to transfer the smooth texture of the flower.
Method of transferring lush buds with many petals. Detailed study of deep layers and shadows.
Study of painting on wet in combination with glazing technique.
Detailed study of magnolia petals and leaves in dry technique.
How to start painting with our courses?
After registering and paying for the course, you will receive data to enter your personal account
Video tutorials, additional materials, links - everything is instantly available in your account
You can draw with the tutorials at any time, at any device and an unlimited number of times
Six-month access to video tutorials and supplementary materials
'The content, accuracy, and openness of taught knowledge are substantial to me. I proficiently transmit what I have learned over the years.
I don't just want to teach a person drawing and proper hand positioning, but to inspire, and make the student fall in love with painting and drawing'.
Certified Ukrainian artist-architect. Graduated from Odesa State Academy of Civil Engineering and Architecture. Leading teacher of classical drawing, watercolor painting, and pastel drawing.