Learn to paint a realistic beach scene in this workshop preview with artist Pooja Shah (@aalekha_art). She’ll show you how to create sand texture, and you’ll see how to avoid beach paintings that look flat.
Check out these reference photos if you want to sketch along!
- Choosing a colour palette
- Creating the perfect shade for a sandy beach
- Adding character and details
- Avoiding flat and boring
- Recreating the reference
Enrol in Aalekha_art's Mini Workshop (Enrol in our US$6.00 Mini Workshops)
In the Mini Workshop, Aalekha_art will teach:
- Sketching the entire scene
- Using more than one blue
- Creating textures
Etchr Products mentioned:
Other materials mentioned:
- Watercolour paints (Suggested brand: Daniel Smith) :
Ultramarine Blue, Cerulean Blue, Phthalo Turquoise, Burnt Sienna, Yellow Ochre, Sepia
- White Gouache (Suggested: Holbein Artists' Gouache Paint)
- Watercolour palette
- Jar of clean water
- Some paper towels
- Pencil and eraser
- Masking tape
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