Boats and Nautical Scenes

Boats & Nautical Scenes

$150 - Over 2.5 hours of guided content with exercises and lessons to work through at your own pace

Painting boats and nautical scenes can be so rewarding! However, sometimes getting those shapes right can be so challenging! Join me for this month’s special focus where I’ll discuss all things nautical! This course is a great opportunity to learn the techniques that will bring your nautical scenes to life!

What will I learn from this Course experience?

  • A detailed look at simplification and understanding of boat shapes
  • How to handle different types of reflections
  • Setting the mood
  • Using design and color harmony to tell your nautical story

What's included with this Course?

  • A full course with video demonstrations, examples and references
  • Exercises to explore and hone watercolor techniques
  • Additional examples
  • Reference pictures
  • Evergreen video access
  • BONUS DEMO- A demonstration of painting Sailboats 

Is this video right for me?

This course is great for intermediate to advanced painters or with some experience in watercolor, not suited for absolute beginners.

How does the Course work?

Before the class, you'll receive an email with a Zoom invitation to the live class. Post-class you will receive evergreen access to the edited video series in your Teachable account. Go at your own pace and rewatch as many times as you want.

Through video demonstrations followed by related exercises, you will develop watercolor skills and techniques. 

What materials do I need for the course?

I recommend watching the lessons the first time with a notebook and a pencil.

Basic watercolor equipment will suffice, recommended materials are discussed throughout the course


Some of the Lessons In This Course

Simplifying Boat Shapes

Dan Marshall Boat Shapes

A close look at making believable boat shapes, quickly and convincingly

Types of Reflections

What type of reflection suits the mood of your painting? We’ll explore different types and how to achieve the effects.

Setting the Mood

What is the right mood for the story of your scene? Cool and quiet, energetic and warm, brightly lit, a foggy morning? I’ll be discussing different ways of communicating a feeling.

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