Learn to paint water in this art class preview with artist Kate Kos (@kate_kos). She’ll show you how to mix the colours to capture water perfectly. You’ll see how she addresses colour balance and value in a complex subject.

Check out this reference photo if you want to sketch along! 

Topics Covered:

  • Simplifying a photo reference
  • Mixing colours
  • Painting wet-on-dry gouache layers
  • Composing a painting

Enrol in Kate's Mini Workshop (Enrol in our US$6.00 Mini Workshops)

In the Mini Workshop art class, Kate will teach:

  • Painting a seascape
  • Mixing colours for water, sky, and reflections
  • Maintaining colour balance

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    Other materials mentioned:

    • Watercolour paper CP 300g, size around 20cm x 20cm
    • Winsor & Newton Gouache Paints: Primary BluePrimary YellowUltramarine BlueRedRaw Sienna, White Gouache Paint
    • 2 synthetic brushes, small pointed round or rigger, medium flat and 1 natural hair flat watercolour brush (20mm)
    • Container for water
    • Paper tissues

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    See you!

    - Etchr Studio Team


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