Live Lessons: "Soda Can" - Gouache

Gouache painting of a can of coke
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This lesson series features:
5 Hours of Instruction
5 Videos

About This Lesson Series...

A five-part series on painting a realistic can with gouache. Gouache, or opaque watercolor, is overlooked as an art medium. This lesson series explores its versatility and limitations. (You may just find your next favorite medium.) Every step of the painting process is demonstrated and explained, from initial drawing to completed image. Over five hours of instruction.

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Finished Result

Here's what you'll need...

  • HB graphite pencil
  • Watercolor paper (140 lb. cold press)
  • Kneaded eraser
  • Gouache paints
  • Nylon brushes
  • Water

Lesson Discussion

  1. This is really great. Have never used gouache , however looking forward to it. Missed last nights lesson, so happy there will be a couple of more. Really happy to hear you can reactivate the paint with water. That will be so helpful. Thank you Matt

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