Watercolor Basics Bootcamp

The Watercolor Basics Bootcamp will help you become familiar with all that you need to know to begin confidently creating with watercolor. 

Are you frustrated with not being able to control watercolor paint?

Do your colors look muddy and dull?

Do more of your watercolor paintings end up in the garbage rather than on the wall?

We are here to teach you everything you need to know to be able to take control of your watercolor paintings and have an enjoyable painting experience.


Online Watercolor Basics Bootcamp

What You Will Learn:

    • Watercolor Techniques

      Learn a variety of washes and texture effects through numerous easy to follow video lessons
    • Supplies & Materials

      Learn what you need to begin painting, how to use it all correctly and where to get the supplies

    • Working With Color

      Learn to use the color wheel
      Correct color mixing, color schemes
      How to use complimentary colors to create shadows & depth
      How to control and create value in watercolor 
      How to glaze/layer transparent watercolors
      How to create neutral colors
    • Watercolor Projects

      Access to the course and its premium content and updates.
      Step by step exercises and studies using a wide variety of watercolor techniques

      Projects include: landscape, still life, animals, nature/flower and portrait projects

    • Digital Downloads

      PDF downloads of lessons, color mixing charts
      Reference materials for watercolor painting projects

    • BONUS Lesson-How to transfer sketches to watercolor paper using the grid technique
    • Community Support

      Students have access to the Watercolor Bootcamp Insiders group where you can upload your artwork, get feedback, support and interact with art teachers and other students in the course from all around the world.

    • Guaranteed Results

      30 Day Money Back Guarantee.
      We are confident that you will be happy with your results after taking Online Watercolor Basics Bootcamp.
      If you are not satisfied that we have dramatically helped you improve your watercolor skills, we will refund your full tuition. See details below.

Who Is This Course For?

This online Watercolor Basics Bootcamp course is for anyone that has had a stressful time trying to handle watercolor paint.

  • The online course format makes it easy and relaxing to learn at your own pace in the privacy of your own space.
  • Course content is suitable for both teens and adults. Art students will become familiar with everything you need to know to begin to create with confidence in watercolor. 
  • Fun, stress free, watercolor warm ups and exercises will prepare you to mix color and use correct brush techniques to be able to create with confidence.

    We guarantee that you will learn the content if you participate fully.

About the Art Teachers

The Online Watercolor Basics Bootcamp teachers are 
Patti Kern and Eileen Baumeister McIntyre
Both teachers are practicing professional  award winning artists. Their artwork has been exhibited in galleries,  museums and private collections throughout the United States.

Eileen and Patti have a combined 48 years of experience teaching art to high school, college, International students and adults.

You can visit their personal fine art websites:

Patti Kern        Eileen Baumeister McIntyre      

Everything you need to know to have success working with watercolor paint


Course Outline

Module 1

Watercolor Painting Supplies & Materials

Module Highlights:

You will learn about all of the supplies and materials used for watercolor painting. 

  • Watercolor Paints- types of paints and advantages and challenges of using different types
  • Papers-all about paper and how watercolor paintings are affected by each kind
  • Brushes-learn about each brush type and what they are used for
Module 2

All About COLOR

Module Highlights:

Everything you ever wanted to know about color is explained clearly and accompanied by easy to follow exercises.

  • The Color Wheel-
    How to understand and use a color wheel

  • Primary/Secondary/Tertiary Colors-Learn to correctly mix all the colors you will need to paint with

  • Warm/Cool Colors-understand what warm and cool colors are and how to create them

  • Complimentary Colors-learn the magic of creating drama with complimentary colors and how to create neutral shadows

  • Color Value Scales-become an expert at creating value with light and dark color mixing

Module 3

Watercolor Painting Techniques

Module Highlights:

All the watercolor painting techniques are demonstrated through easy to understand video demonstrations.

  • Flat Wash

  • Graded Wash

  • Bleeding Color

  • Drybrush

  • Scumbling

  • Save the Whites

  • Paint around whites

  • Frisket masking fluid

  • Wax crayon resist

  • Spatter

  • Special effects techniques 

Module 4

Watercolor Painting Project Ideas

  • Still Life
  • Landscape
  • Animal
  • Flower/Nature
  • People/Face
  • Metallic/Metal, car parts



Guaranteed Results

When You Do The Work

30 Day Money Back Guarantee
If you are not satisfied that we have helped you improve your watercolor skills, we will refund your full tuition.

You get in what you put out. We feel that if you are motivated and dedicated to improving your artwork, you will have success. You must complete and upload ALL the work for the course: color mixing exercises, watercolor studies and projects for each module.

If, after completing all the work for the course, you are not happy with your artistic progress, we will give you a full refund.

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