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Artistic Watercolor Sketching: Dare to Express Your Ideas

A course by Felix Scheinberger
Artist, Illustrator, and Author. Berlin, Germany.
Joined July 2020
, Artist, Illustrator, and Author

Learn how to sketch the atmosphere of your surroundings with watercolors, ink, and a fearless attitude

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  • 99% positive reviews (841)
  • 15484 students
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Learn how to sketch the atmosphere of your surroundings with watercolors, ink, and a fearless attitude

  • 99% positive reviews (841)
  • 15484 students
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Audio: English
  • Level: Beginner
  • 15 lessons (1h 53m)
  • Available on the app
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Unlimited access forever
  • Certificate upon completion of the course

To create authentic artwork, Felix Scheinberger believes we must lose the idea of perfection to find inspiration and express our ideas. Each person has a unique experience when visualizing a place, and in this course, he shows you how to develop your own style in your sketchbook.

Discover fun and original exercises to express your ideas without restraint. Learn to sketch with watercolor and ink using Felix’s original methods, build your drawing confidence, and express your ideas freely.

About this course

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. Let’s Start!
  • U3
    U3. Going Deeper Into Your Sketchbook
  • U4
    U4. Let's Paint Together!
  • FP
    FP Final Project
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Meet Felix Scheinberger and learn about his artistic background, influences, and passions. Discover his top 3 artistic role models, before seeing what you’re about to learn in the course.

See the materials Felix uses and learn about different sketchbook formats to find the best one for you. Practice your linework with Felix’s blind contour drawing exercise, before working on your outline and silhouette technique. See how Western movies can help your drawing abilities and learn how to develop an eye for creating a good composition.

Next, grab your watercolors and learn how to paint lights and shadows. See how to give your watercolor sketches an original twist by applying a glaze. Then, let the watercolor work its magic in Felix’s wash technique exercise, before moving on to his original pareidolia exercise.

Discover Felix’s tips and techniques to achieving breathtaking results in a double-page illustration. Work on the composition, then add color until your illustration is signed and ready to share with the world.

What is this course's project?

Fill a sketchbook with ideas using Felix’s original exercises to build confidence in your technique and create a double-page illustration of an urban scene using ink and watercolors.

Projects by course students

Who is it for?

This course is for beginning sketchers who would like to explore new ways to express their ideas without restraint, as well as for experienced artists who want to explore Felix’s original techniques for watercolor sketching.

What you need

No previous drawing experience is required to take the course, just an interest in sketching using paper, ink, and watercolors.

As for materials, you will need a sketchbook (ideally in portrait A5 format), a 3B pencil, a waterproof fineliner, a small watercolor set, two watercolor brushes (size 8 and 12), and a brush pen.


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Felix Scheinberger

A course by Felix Scheinberger

Artist, Illustrator, and Author

Felix Scheinberger is passionate about expressing his visual ideas fearlessly and helping others do the same. Since studying Illustration Design at HAW in Hamburg, Germany, Felix has created artwork for magazines, publishing houses, newspapers, and even techno clubs, including the KitKatClub in Berlin.

As an author and illustrator, Felix has published books such as; Dare to Sketch, Watercolor Sketching, Illustration, Drainting, and Hedo Berlin. He also gives workshops and lectures at the Münster School of Design.


  • U1


    • About Me
    • Influences
    • What We Will Do in the Course?
  • U2

    Let’s Start!

    • Presentation of Materials
    • Blind Contour Drawing
    • Outline and Silhouettes
    • Shot Settings Perspective
    • Composition
  • U3

    Going Deeper Into Your Sketchbook

    • Lights and Shadows
    • Watercolour: The Glaze
    • Watercolour: The Wash Technique
    • Pareidolia Exercise
  • U4

    Let's Paint Together!

    • Start Sketching 1
    • Start Sketching 2
    • Colourize
  • FP

    Final Project

    • Artistic Watercolor Sketching: Dare to Express Your Ideas

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  • Domestika's courses are online classes that provide you with the tools and skills you need for completing a specific final project. Every step of the project combines video lessons with complementary instructional material, so you can learn by doing. Domestika's courses also allow you to share your own projects with the instructor and other users, thus creating a dynamic course community.

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Artistic Watercolor Sketching: Dare to Express Your Ideas. A Illustration course by Felix Scheinberger Best Seller

Artistic Watercolor Sketching: Dare to Express Your Ideas

A course by Felix Scheinberger
Artist, Illustrator, and Author. Berlin, Germany.
Joined July 2020
  • 99% positive reviews (841)
  • 15484 students