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Botanical Watercolor Illustration: Cross-hatching Technique

A course by Vincent Jeannerot , Watercolor Painter

Watercolor Painter . Lyon, France.
Joined November 2021

Master the art of botanical watercolor! Learn cross-hatching technique, color selection, and water management for stunning artworks.

  • Best seller French with subtitles in English
  • 100% positive reviews (9)
  • 1545 students

Master the art of botanical watercolor! Learn cross-hatching technique, color selection, and water management for stunning artworks.

A course by Vincent Jeannerot

In this course, Vincent Jeannerot, renowned aquarelliste with more than three decades of experience in botanical art, takes you by the hand in the delicate and detailed world of botanical watercolor.

Through a deep dive into his hachures croisées technique, you will discover how to bring plants and flowers to life with unmatched realism and beauty.

This art journey is not only an opportunity to learn about watercolor but also to explore botanical precision and how art can capture the very essence of nature. Vincent will share his work process, from the meticulous study of the subject to the application of specific techniques that give his works that characteristic intensity of color and transparency.

Get ready to explore the art of painting nature, where each brush stroke brings you closer to botanical perfection.

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What will you learn in this online course?

15 lessons & 13 downloads

Course materials
5 minutes, 30 seconds
Creation of colors
10 minutes, 6 seconds
Croisées techniques
15 minutes, 49 seconds
Precise pencil lines
14 minutes, 9 seconds
French with subtitles in English
  • 100% positive reviews (9)
  • 1545 students
  • 15 lessons (2h 21m)
  • 13 additional resources (3 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: French
  • French, Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

The final project will be the creation of your own botanical watercolor work using the hachures croisées technique.

This project will allow you to apply everything learned in the course to produce a detailed and realistic piece of your botanical choice.

Who is this online course for?

This course is aimed at artists, illustrators, and anyone with an interest in botanical art and watercolor, from beginners who want to explore this technique to professionals looking to perfect their style and learn new methods to capture the beauty of the natural world.

Requirements and materials

You will need watercolors, brushes of various sizes, high-quality watercolor paper, a clean cloth, a container of water, and, if possible, a magnifying glass to closely observe the details of your botanical subject.

An open attitude and willingness to experiment and learn is essential.


1545 Students
9 Reviews
100% Positive ratings

Vincent Jeannerot

A course by Vincent Jeannerot

Teacher Plus
Watercolor Painter

Vincent Jeannerot is a French aquarelliste painter, specialized in botanical illustration with more than 35 years of artistic career. A member of several botanical and watercolor societies in France and abroad, Vincent has dedicated his life to the study and capturing the beauty of flora through art.

His works have been exhibited internationally and he collaborated with prestigious brands and scientific entities. Known for his meticulous technique and ability to teach, Vincent shares not only his technique but also his passion for nature and art, inspiring others to explore the rich world of botanical watercolor.


  • U1

    My journey

    • Presentation
    • My inspirations
  • U2

    Get familiar with the botanical aquarium

    • Course materials
    • Botanical watercolours: an introduction to the genre
    • Depositing water and color on paper
    • Creation of colors
    • Croisées techniques
  • U3

    Painting the subject

    • Precise pencil lines
    • First color deposit in water
    • Color intensification
    • Work on contrast and details
    • Foliage and green construction
  • U4

    Other techniques and supports

    • Watercolor work on vellum 1
    • Watercolor work on vellum 2
    • Applying the work to different substrates
  • FP

    Final project

    • Botanical Watercolor Illustration: Cross-hatching Technique

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Domestika's courses are online classes that provide you with the tools and skills you need to complete a specific 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 teacher and with other students, creating a dynamic course community.

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Botanical Watercolor Illustration: Cross-hatching Technique. Illustration course by Vincent Jeannerot Best seller

Botanical Watercolor Illustration: Cross-hatching Technique

A course by Vincent Jeannerot
Watercolor Painter . Lyon, France.
Joined November 2021
  • 100% positive reviews (9)
  • 1545 students