A four-week online party to learn from your favorite artists, without leaving your home.
Learn how to use gouache to its full potential! In this beginner's class, Emma shares what tools you need to achieve the right consistency with your paints and create proper brushstrokes. You'll also learn how to mix skin tones, and how to apply all of these skills to create a simple portrait like the ones Emma is known for!
Overcome your fear of mixing watercolor and gouache with this unique class from Sarah! Full of fun exercises to warm you up and stretch your creativity, you'll play with botanical patterns, borders and wreaths, and abstract shapes to really get acquainted with what these two mediums can do together!
Get the best of both worlds with this class on combining watercolor and gouache into a simple landscape. Known for his signature clouds and moody mountain scenes, Caleb will show you how to create your own landscapes with watercolor and gouache, along with tricks for working with both mediums and ideas for unique and creatively-shaped projects.
Have you ever wanted to create a realistic looking animal with watercolors? In Kristina's class, you'll learn how to use paint to convey shadow and light, sheen, depth, and dimension, and apply these skills to a beautifully realistic giraffe.
Learn how to paint a bright and colorful desert landscape in gouache! Known for her big skies and bold colors, Andrea will show you how to mix and prepare your colors, exercises to perfect your brush techniques, and the importance of underpainting. Wrap-up by painting a gorgeous desert scene you’ll be proud to put on your wall!
Known for her wildly colorful pet portraits, Shaunna will show you how to push your color boundaries, from picking colors that look good together, to using unconventional colors to convey shadow and light. She'll also share how to use a reference photo and how to apply these techniques to a "big cat" portrait!
Do you love the look of bold, opaque florals, but don't want to mess with oil paints? From proper brushstrokes to layering techniques, Drew shows you how to use gouache to create beautiful flowers and leaves with an organic shape, a velvety matte texture, and tons of depth!
Do you have trouble combining greens? Known for his lush gouache landscapes full of dimension and depth, Justin will show you how to push the color spectrum from blue to yellow to create greenery and landscapes that make your eyes happy. He'll also share his tips for painting plein air!
We use a professional production team so each video lesson is beautifully filmed, with superb audio quality and multiple camera angles so you can clearly see what's being taught. No amateur instructor uploads, and no high-speed time-lapses where you can't see what happened. If you missed something, just hit rewind or pause!
Real-time, professionally-filmed HD video lessons broken into handy chapters. Each lesson is 1-2 hours long and comes with its own printable handouts and images to trace, and each video will have English subtitles.
More than just instructional videos, we take you behind the scenes to the hometown places, people, and pets that keep your instructors inspired with our exclusive "Meet the Artist" video segments!
Attend two Q&A sessions at the end of the Summit and get answers to your questions LIVE! You've never seen all of these artists all in one place like this!
This is pure watercolor gold. Get a list of the exact tools and paint colors each instructor uses in their lesson. We also include a "Just the Basics" supply list that's affordable and flexible.
Our encouraging and friendly private Facebook group is a great place to share your progress, ask questions, get advice, and stay inspired!
Unlike Skillshare or other membership sites, you don't lose access to your lessons once you stop paying. Just pay once, and you own your lessons forever. You can also download them to your computer or external hard drive (no special app required).
Yes! We know exchange rates can be tough, or payday won't come till later... Click here to enroll today for just 3 monthly payments of $59.
The Watercolor Summit 2.0: Gouache Edition is all online and takes place August 3-31, 2020. One new lesson will be released each Monday and Thursday morning for four weeks, and the live Q&A sessions will cap off the event.
Your video lessons never expire. You own them forever and you can watch them as many times as you need to. You can even download the lessons if you know you'll be somewhere with a slow or non-existent internet connection.
Yes! After you make your purchase for the Watercolor Summit 2.0, you'll see more information on the Watercolor Summit 1.0. Alternatively, you can click here to learn more about WCS 1.0 now!
No; each Summit is structured to stand on its own. Each one starts with more beginner-friendly classes and gets progressively more difficult, helping you grow your skills exponentially.
We're happy to provide a full refund anytime through August 2, 2020.
Each video lesson is between 1 and 2 hours in length, broken up into manageable chapters that you can mark as "complete" in your custom student portal.
Yes! You can use your computer, tablet, or even your phone to watch the video lessons - as long as you have a web browser, you can log in to your student portal to access the videos.
Yes! While every lesson is in English, sometimes reading English is easier than listening to it. Each instructional video comes with English subtitles, so you can follow along while watching.
Yes. The supply list will share the colors, brands, and tools used in each video, as well as a "Just the Basics" condensed supply list if funds are tight.
"I've only watched the first [class] and I can already tell that this was worth investing in."
"I framed this piece I did from #watercolorsummitday3 today. It feels so official 😂 I do love the way it looks in a frame, and it makes me really proud of how much I've learned so far. Watercolor is really such a magical medium. I'm totally obsessed."
Earlybird enrollment closes soon - join us now and learn to paint in ways you never thought possible!