Joy of Watercolors #3- Putting it All Together + ONE CRITIQUE

Successful Procedures for successful watercolors.

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Learn how to let your paintings flow with the successful nature of watercolors. Are you struggling with watercolors? In this Course, Susan Blackwood guides you through the successfully proven ways of creating a watercolor painting. Other topics include, Tinted backgrounds, Value Studies in Burnt Sienna, The Value of a Value Study, Using your Value Study for successful full color paintings, How to successfully Draw Curves, Edges in Shadows, Discovering your Personal Expression, When to use watercolor blocks, How to Design a good Vignette, Storing your watercolor paper, Observing your subject, Transferring your drawings to your watercolor paper, and Images of our studio and some of my students. It also includes the supply list and a reference photo that you can print. PLUS - One Free Personal Critique ($30 value) with the purchase of this course.

Your Instructor

Susan Blackwood OPA AIS
Susan Blackwood OPA AIS

Susan Blackwood has a passion for teaching artists. Her combination of enthusiasm, encouragement and Classical training is the hallmark of her teaching.

Blackwood started studying art at a very early age, continued her studies in art and graduated in 1970 with a Bachelor of Fine Art degree from Northern Illinois University. She also studied painting at the American Art Academy in Chicago, IL. Her 47-year painting career started in 1972 winning many awards in Museum Shows, Nationally and Internationally, as an oil painter as well as a watercolorist. She has been a professional art instructor since 1975. For 32 years, she was a professional watercolorist, then, in 2003, she ventured forth into the thick and gooey medium of oils and fell in love with it. Her oils have been in many national shows and museums, winning top awards.

"How could I not Love this Lesson #3 !!
Your manner of explaining your techniques with your demostrations is
so easy to understand,it inspires me.
I've learned so much."

What an inspiration to grab that bucket of courage and try watercolor! Susan's easy and encouraging style of teaching disarms the intimidated student, and brings us into her thought process as each exercise comes to life. The quality of the production is excellent, with split screens so we can see each step along the way, and printed instructions with charming graphics as a bonus reinforcement.
Yes, we can do this!


Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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