Paint imperfect autumn leaves in watercolor
Inside this watercolor course
If you are interested in a more challenging leaf painting, this course is for you.
Here you won’t paint another perfectly colored leaf. Here you won’t create another flat illustration.
In this course, we will go deep into recreating a special texture of old leaves with all their tonal and color transitions, worn effects, and crisp details.
We will use multiple techniques to paint leaves and explore all the specifics of 100% cotton paper. You will also take a look at the extensive autumn palette consisting of 11 colors.
We will create a realistic composition of fallen autumn leaves just like they are in real life.
Course level: Advanced
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Easy To Follow Lessons
Every course has a clear structure: from art tools to a color palette to the first layer. Every stroke is demonstrated from 2 angles and every technique is explained. And if you have questions you can always ask us directly.
Strong Theoretical Basis
No guess-work and intuitive painting. Our lessons are based on theory and academic knowledge which give students the ability to paint with confidence. You will not only know the "how" but also "the why".
Watercolor techniques you will explore
Sketch the composition of your leaves (downloadable outline included).
Work on an extensive autumn palette of 11 colors (alternative palette included).
Discover 2 approaches to painting leaves: wet on wet technique; wet on dry technique and working by segments.
Create a dynamic background with wet on dry technique.
Work on the realistic texture of an old worn autumn leaf.
Practice painting thin and delicate veins with no stress.
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Lessons in this watercolor course
Imperfect autumn leaves in watercolor - 2 mins
Sketching the composition - 12 mins
Autumn color palette: 11 colors - 10 mins
Painting the first leaf: technique option #1 - 13 mins
Painting the second leaf: technique option #2 - 15 mins
Start with layering technique: first leaf - 8 mins
Second layer on the second leaf - 10 mins
Start painting the background - 15 mins
Working on the dark red leaf - 11 mins
Continue working on the background leaves - 16 mins
Finishing the background - 16 mins
Creating veins on the background leaves - 19 mins
Details on the main leaves - 13 mins
Final touch on the main leaves - 14 mins
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Meet your teacher, Yana
Professional Watercolor Artist
Yana is a professional award-winning watercolor artist with more than 10 years of experience.
She’s tried different techniques and approaches to watercolor.
She hosted weekly workshops in Thailand and organized classes and art events in different countries of Asia and Europe.
Her work was group-exhibited in Vietnam and Spain, and original pieces are now in private collections around the world.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, you have the flexibility to take the classes at your own pace, whenever and wherever you want.
You will have lifetime access to all 47 classes, which means you can revisit any material or technique as needed.
This is a one-time payment for lifetime access to all 47 classes. Compared to traditional classes, this will save you hundreds of dollars in the long run. And you don’t even have to leave your house.
We’re dedicated to your artistic growth and satisfaction. So, explore our classes, learn new techniques, and let your creativity flow. If you don’t feel we’ve lived up to our promise, simply reach out to us, and we’ll make things right. That’s our commitment to your art and education.
With our lifetime access offer, you’ll have access to 47 expert-led online watercolor classes covering everything from basic techniques to advanced composition and color theory.
Our classes are taught by Yana, a professional watercolor artist with more than 10 years of experience who is passionate about helping you improve your skills and unleash your creative potential.
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