Get Started Watercoloring: Fresh Florals DVD


Item: W0257R


Get whisked away into the whimsical world of watercolor florals. Painting professional Kristy Rice shares a library of techniques to get you started in this versatile medium. You’ll learn to paint a pretty peony while gaining transferable skills for any watercolor project you dream up.

NOTE: Any PDF materials associated with this class are not provided with the DVD-only purchase. You must have streaming access to download those materials. To purchase the combination DVD + Streaming form of this class, click here.

Class Sessions

Getting Comfortable With the Materials (22:54)
Meet Kristy Rice and learn how her approach to watercolor makes this medium accessible and fun. She’ll show you how to prepare your palette, set up your space, experiment with loading the brush and play around with watercolors to start getting comfortable.

Technique Glossary: Essentials (10:26)
Begin creating your very own glossary to discover the different methods of paint application, from wet-in-wet to spatter, and the myriad results you can get. Hang the glossary in your workspace to keep it as a reference for future projects.

Technique Glossary: More Advanced (16:02)
Continue building your glossary by moving on to more advanced methods, such as lifting and line control. Then you’ll practice the techniques in a small study with Kristy’s guidance.

The Peony: Flowers (26:35)
Put your skills to work and paint a whimsical, simple peony. Use line work and flooding to make vibrant expressionistic petals, and see how to give your floral depth and dimension.

The Peony: Leaves & Fillers (27:28)
Continue working on your peony project as you create filler elements such as buds, leaves, stems and more to complement your petals.

The Peony: Finishing Touches (21:37)
Finish up your project and learn what additions will make it an even stronger composition. Kristy will show you how to add stylistic elements, adjust color and apply final details.

Your Instructor

Kristy Rice

Kristy’s love of painting started early: she would hide under the covers with a flashlight as a 6-year-old to make art. After years of practice, she has garnered accolades for her stationery creations for celebrities such as Katy Perry, and her designs for Bridal Guide magazine, The Greenbrier resort and Yellowstone National Park. Her work has also been featured on paper products for brands such as Anthropologie, Target and Papyrus. She has authored several painting books and loves teaching students of all levels.


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