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A Watercolor Portrait with Lisa Filion

A Watercolor Portrait with Lisa Filion

$ 30.00

Create a colorful portrait in watercolor, from start to finish, while going in-depth on traditional and experimental techniques with artist and art teacher Lisa Filion. The class comprises 4 video lessons, 1 live video Q&A (recording available after broadcast) and To Do items for each lesson. Get lifetime access to ALL class content with your purchase.

Outline

LESSON 1: WATERCOLOR MATERIALS, PREP AND TECHNIQUES
Get familiar with the tools, brushes and paper you'll be using to create your watercolor portrait, and learn six different watercolor application techniques.
Lesson length: ~33m

LESSON 2: SKETCHING, PROPORTIONS AND COMPOSITION
Create your base sketch in pencil or watercolor pencil crayon, learn tips for achieving accurate proportions and use one of the six techniques you learned in Lesson 1 to create your portrait's background.
Lesson length: ~33m

LESSON 3: PALETTES AND SKIN TONES
Learn how to mix colors to create the perfect skin tones for your portrait in watercolor. You'll create a value scale of colors used for the skin tone of your portrait, and use a wet-on-dry technique to blend your colors.
Lesson length: ~55m

LESSON 4: HIGHLIGHTS, MIXED MEDIA AND ABSTRACT ELEMENTS
Add highlights to your portrait with white gel pen, gouache or acrylic paint marker; experiment with a looser technique like wet-on-wet to paint the hair; transform your portrait into a mixed-media piece by adding collage elements.  
Lesson length: ~85m

LIVE Q&A
Lisa will host a live video Q&A at 12 pm EST on Saturday, Feb. 16, to answer your questions about the class, watercolor and portraiture in general. Don't worry if you can't attend the live Q&A: you will get access to a recording immediately after it's over. 

FAQs

What tools do I need to take this class?

  • Pencil or watercolor pencils
  • Eraser
  • Watercolor set (pans or tubes)
  • Paintbrushes
  • Cup for water
  • Mixed media/watercolor board or watercolor paper
  • Black-and-white paint markers or gel pens
  • Scrap paper for collage
  • Salt

Can I go at my own pace?

Yes! You keep lifetime access to ALL class content, including a recording of the live Q&A, so you can go at your own pace.

What skill level do I need for this class?

Beginner to intermediate.

Do I get lifetime access to the class?

Yes! Your purchase gets you lifetime access to ALL class content.

What is your refund policy?

You can get a full refund anytime before the full class comes out on Sunday, Jan. 27.

Any Questions?

Contact us. We'll reply asap.



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