Coloring with Watercolor: Discover Your Chromatic Character

A course by Luiza Normey
Artist, Teacher and Entrepreneur. Florianópolis, Brazil.
Joined November 2015
, Artist, Teacher and Entrepreneur

Learn to create a custom color palette and express your personal style with watercolors

  • Portuguese with subtitles in English
  • 100% Positive reviews (45)
  • 672 students
Coloring with Watercolor: Discover Your Chromatic Character

Learn to create a custom color palette and express your personal style with watercolors

Portuguese with subtitles in English
  • 100% Positive reviews (45)
  • 672 students
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Audio: Portuguese
  • Level: Beginner
  • 15 Lessons (2h 39m)
  • Available from the app
  • Portuguese, Spanish, English, German, French, Italian
  • Unlimited access forever
  • Certificate upon completion of the course

In addition to evoking intrigue among viewers, color choice has the ability to speak volumes about an artist. With her unmistakeabe color palette, artist and entrepreneur Luiza Normey's work is laden with her unique style.

In this course, learn how to customize a color palette for your projects using watercolors. By the end of this creative journey, you'll have produced a painting that reflects your true colors.

About this course

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. Creating colors with watercolor
  • U3
    U3. Chromatic personality
  • U4
    U4. Paint and color palette
  • FP
    FP Final Project
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Start this colorful adventure by getting to know your teacher, Luiza Normey. She tells you about her creative journey and her biggest influences before giving you an overview of the course and explaining the final project.

Review which materials you need to create your watercolor illustration. Before wetting your brush, explore color theory and familiarize yourself with a valuable tool: the color wheel. Discover how to mix colors to create a vibrant array of tones.

Then, create a mood board of reference materials for your project. Learn how to analyze an image's color palette and use your notebook to gradually study your references in detail. Hear Luiza's tips on how to determine your chromatic character by identifying patterns, trends, and personal taste.

Luiza guides you step-by-step to create a color palette that reflects your creative style. Then, use it to bring a botanical-themed painting to life. Wrap up the course by hearing Luiza tips on how to photograph your work and share it on social media or as part of your portfolio.

What is this course's project?

Create a watercolor painting using your customized color palette.

Projects by course students

Who is it for?

Anyone interested in defining their chromatic style or anyone interested in learning new watercolor painting techniques.

What you need

A basic notion of watercolors is recommended.

The materials for this course include watercolors (liquid, pan or tube), a medium-sized round-tip brush, watercolor paper, a palette, a jar for water, some cloth, tape, scissors, a pencil, an eraser, a dark-ink pen, a camera or camera phone, and access to a printer. You can also create your color palette using a different method, for example gouache, acrylics, a collage of colored paper, colored pencils, pastels, waxes, or even digitally.


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Luiza Normey

A course by Luiza Normey

Artist, Teacher and Entrepreneur

Multidisciplinary artist Luiza Normey is also an entrepreneur, professor, content creator, and designer. After studying graphic design, she received a postgraduate degree in printing. Clearly demonstrated in her art, she works primarily with color.

In addition to giving watercolor and printing workshops across Brazil, she is the founder of the Clube da Aquarela, creates content for her YouTube channel, and manages the Amarelo Gema Podcast where she gives advice and shares her experiences as an artist and entrepreneur.


  • U1


    • Presentation
    • Influences
    • What will we do in the course?
  • U2

    Creating colors with watercolor

    • Materials
    • Are there two color circles?
    • Where do my colors fit in the color wheel?
    • How do I create the colors I don't have?
    • How to create light, dark and cloudy colors?
  • U3

    Chromatic personality

    • Mood board
    • Study notebook: base, complement, contrast and detail
    • Analysis of your chromatic personality
  • U4

    Paint and color palette

    • Chromatic draft
    • Painting with custom palette 1
    • Painting with custom palette 2
    • Creating photos for social networks
  • FP

    Final Project

    • Coloring with Watercolor: Discover Your Chromatic Character

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Coloring with Watercolor: Discover Your Chromatic Character. A Illustration course by Luiza Normey

Coloring with Watercolor: Discover Your Chromatic Character

A course by Luiza Normey
Artist, Teacher and Entrepreneur. Florianópolis, Brazil.
Joined November 2015
  • 100% Positive reviews (45)
  • 672 students