About

Start painting in watercolors and create your own beautiful works of art by the end of this inspiring online course.

It can be daunting to face a blank canvas and start painting. What paper do you need? How many paints do you need and in what colors? Should I get the cheapest materials as a beginner?

Our course answers all these questions so you have exactly what you need to start watercolor painting. Be inspired to turn the world around you into wonderful works of art. 

Requirements

International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

Lessons

Module 1: Introduction
  • 1.1 Author introduction
  • 1.2 Materials
  • 1.3 Easy drawing for painting
Module 2: Watercolor Painting Elements
  • 2.1 Composition
  • 2.2 Easy perspective
  • 2.3 Light & shade
  • 2.4 Color
Module 3: Watercolor Techniques
  • 3.1 Graduated wash
  • 3.2 Transparent layers
  • 3.3 Wet into wet
  • 3.4 Lifting out
  • 3.5. Dry brush
  • 3.6. Masking fluid
Module 4: Painting Different Scenes And Objects
  • 4.1 Painting skies
  • 4.2 Painting trees
  • 4.3 Painting water
  • 4.4 Painting figures
Module 5: Great Watercolor Projects For The Beginner
  • 5.1 Your first watercolor
  • 5.2 Seascape
  • 5.3 Snow scene
Module 6: Advanced Technique Watercolor Projects
  • 6.1 Mountains and lakes
  • 6.2 Waterfalls
  • 6.3 All rounder

Career

Who is this course for

  • Everyone - because everyone can learn to paint. The secret is time ;)

  • Anyone who would love to start painting or wants to revisit the basics

  • Anyone looking for an artistic and mindful hobby  

  • Anyone who wants to make a career out of art can learn to paint watercolors to sell their art online, in galleries or at craft fairs

 

Certification

You will be required to complete each lesson in full, and answer exams at the end of each course module. If your pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you will receive a certificate of completion, to recognize your achievement. You can immediately download your PDF course certificate from IOA.

Most of our courses will earn you credits through Continuing Education (CE) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CE/CPD points are accepted and recognized by professional member bodies and academic institutions across the US and internationally.

All courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org).  When successfully completing a course, students can choose to purchase an ICOES certificate that recognizes the achievement, from this third-party institution


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    About

    Start painting in watercolors and create your own beautiful works of art by the end of this inspiring online course.

    It can be daunting to face a blank canvas and start painting. What paper do you need? How many paints do you need and in what colors? Should I get the cheapest materials as a beginner?

    Our course answers all these questions so you have exactly what you need to start watercolor painting. Be inspired to turn the world around you into wonderful works of art. 

    Requirements

    International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

    Lessons

    Module 1: Introduction
    • 1.1 Author introduction
    • 1.2 Materials
    • 1.3 Easy drawing for painting
    Module 2: Watercolor Painting Elements
    • 2.1 Composition
    • 2.2 Easy perspective
    • 2.3 Light & shade
    • 2.4 Color
    Module 3: Watercolor Techniques
    • 3.1 Graduated wash
    • 3.2 Transparent layers
    • 3.3 Wet into wet
    • 3.4 Lifting out
    • 3.5. Dry brush
    • 3.6. Masking fluid
    Module 4: Painting Different Scenes And Objects
    • 4.1 Painting skies
    • 4.2 Painting trees
    • 4.3 Painting water
    • 4.4 Painting figures
    Module 5: Great Watercolor Projects For The Beginner
    • 5.1 Your first watercolor
    • 5.2 Seascape
    • 5.3 Snow scene
    Module 6: Advanced Technique Watercolor Projects
    • 6.1 Mountains and lakes
    • 6.2 Waterfalls
    • 6.3 All rounder

    Career

    Who is this course for

    • Everyone - because everyone can learn to paint. The secret is time ;)

    • Anyone who would love to start painting or wants to revisit the basics

    • Anyone looking for an artistic and mindful hobby  

    • Anyone who wants to make a career out of art can learn to paint watercolors to sell their art online, in galleries or at craft fairs

     

    Certification

    You will be required to complete each lesson in full, and answer exams at the end of each course module. If your pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you will receive a certificate of completion, to recognize your achievement. You can immediately download your PDF course certificate from IOA.

    Most of our courses will earn you credits through Continuing Education (CE) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CE/CPD points are accepted and recognized by professional member bodies and academic institutions across the US and internationally.

    All courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org).  When successfully completing a course, students can choose to purchase an ICOES certificate that recognizes the achievement, from this third-party institution


    ICOES

    Accredited

    CPD/CE

    Accredited

    2529

    Students Enrolled

    Money-Back

    Guarantee