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The Art of Watercolor: Paint Your Vision of the World

A course by David Poxon , Watercolor Artist

Watercolor Artist. Bridgnorth, United Kingdom.
Joined June 2021

Explore watercolor techniques to create shadows, textures, and atmospheres that capture the essence of your surroundings

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  • 100% positive reviews (710)
  • 13568 students
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Explore watercolor techniques to create shadows, textures, and atmospheres that capture the essence of your surroundings

A course by David Poxon

The ancient medium of watercolor let’s you connect with pigments that come from the very earth we walk on. Watercolor artist David Poxon specializes in creating watercolor paintings inspired by the world around him. As well as exhibiting his art, he runs watercolor workshops, and has won more than 80 major painting awards for his work.

In this course, he teaches you the basics of working with watercolors before diving into a world of special techniques to elevate your artwork. Paint an ancient stone cottage, complete with shadows, textures, and a welcoming atmosphere. Are you ready to illustrate your own beautiful vision of the world with watercolors?

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What will you learn in this online course?

21 lessons & 9 downloads

Introduction to Watercolour
4 minutes, 6 seconds
Watercolour Foundations 1
14 minutes, 15 seconds
Watercolour Foundations 2
7 minutes, 37 seconds
Special Techniques 1
20 minutes, 13 seconds
  • 100% positive reviews (710)
  • 13568 students
  • 21 lessons (3h 50m)
  • 9 additional resources (2 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
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What is this course's project?

Paint an ancient stone cottage using a variety of different watercolor techniques.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

This course is for anyone with an interest in creating watercolor paintings inspired by the world around them.

Requirements and materials

Previous experience with watercolors would be useful but is not essential.

In terms of materials, you will need watercolor paints, brushes, watercolor paper, and other materials specified by the teacher in this course.


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David Poxon

A course by David Poxon

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Watercolor Artist

David Poxon is a watercolor artist from England. He first began painting at just five years old when his grandmother gave him his first tin of paint. Since then, he’s been on a creative journey that’s taken him all over the world, from the Far East to South America.

His work has been showcased in solo and group exhibitions and he has won more than 80 major painting awards. Alongside the artwork he creates, David teaches watercolor painting and hosts events including the International Watercolor Masters Exhibitions. He is an elected member of the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolors and the National Watercolor Society of America. He has also written several books, his latest of which, Watercolor, Heart & Soul, has become a bestseller.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    David’s Watercolour World

    • Introduction to Watercolour
    • Tools and Materials for the Course
    • Watercolour Foundations 1
    • Watercolour Foundations 2
    • Multi Colourway Layering Technique and Multi Glazing
    • Special Techniques 1
    • Special Techniques 2
  • U3

    Stairway to Watercolour Heaven

    • Subject Hunting
    • Colour
    • Transfer Your Subject
    • Masking and Preserving
  • U4

    Window in a Cottage

    • The First Washes on the Wall
    • Building the Layers
    • The Window 1
    • The Window 2
    • Building to the Finish 1
    • Building to the Finish 2
  • U5

    Your Future Starts Here

    • Caring for Watercolour
    • Sharing Your Work
  • FP

    Final project

    • Mastering watercolour techniques

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The Art of Watercolor: Paint Your Vision of the World. Illustration course by David Poxon Best seller

The Art of Watercolor: Paint Your Vision of the World

A course by David Poxon
Watercolor Artist. Bridgnorth, United Kingdom.
Joined June 2021
  • 100% positive reviews (710)
  • 13568 students