Spool of Thread - Basic Shadows, Plastic Wrap and Wood Grain

Easy Watercolor Lesson For Beginners

Find inspiration and watercolor success in simple household objects!

In this lesson, you'll see the easiest, most basic way to paint shadows, apply wood grain pattern and use plastic wrap for fun textures, all in under an hour.

Bonus reference photos will let you paint a small painting or card in four different still life set ups with thread.

Students really enjoyed this lesson. It has something for everyone to create a fun and/or serious painting while you learn basic techniques.

Whether you want a square painting, a typical rectangle or even a long thin one, spools will work for you!

Your Instructor

Deb Watson
Deb Watson

Hi, I'm Deb Watson.

My story is simple. I loved creating art from childhood, but was discouraged from pursuing art by my parents. So, I became a nurse, but kept painting.

I knew nothing about art, but taught myself over time and became a very successful artist, with hundreds of awards. Although my art and how to paint techniques are well known (in over a dozen books and online), I'm just a down to earth person.

I've always enjoyed teaching others how to paint with watercolor - sharing the joy!

Join me in your own personal journey into painting. My online lessons and zoom classes will teach you how to see and paint like an artist. No matter what your favorite subject is, you'll find it here - or email me your suggestions and I'll include a class in the future.

Happy Painting.

Course Curriculum

  Spool Introduction
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  Spool Outline Page, Written Instructions, etc.
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  Spool video demonstration
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  Bonus Photos
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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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