Online Watercolor Lessons

Hand with paintbrush on paper with a pink tulip.
I am shown painting a loose watercolor tulip. I am adding to create dew drops on the petals on this online lesson through
A sheet of watercolor paper with a grid of squares i various colors of yellows, reds, pinks, and blues.
An example of a tint grid to better understand how your paint hue looks in its most intense and least intense.

Online Watercolor Lessons through

All levels from beginner to advanced. Age groups from 9 years through adult. Each lesson is geared to your experience and expectations. Lessons may cover techniques such as: as wet-on-wet, dry brush, creating washes, tipping in, and using resist (masking). Also, mixing vibrant hues, creating dew drops on flowers, learning your colors through creating grid matrixes. Learn watercolor sketching and journaling and using products such as watercolor crayons and pencils.

Creating Textures: Using salt, layering, sponging, scratching, spattering, lifting, glazing, etc.

Planning and design tips: Considering your light source. Using your phone to help you edit your painting. Understanding basic design elements, conquering value, creating a pleasing composition, directing eye-flow, and cropping, may be covered.

Other Skills and Best Practices: Taking care of brushes. Paper selection. Plein air painting, painting outdoors in the open air. Painting from photographs or from still lifes in your studio.

Subject matter can include: landscapes, seascapes, florals, abstracts, still life, color grids, and more.

When you register, we’ll work out the best time for your online lesson on my available schedule.

Online Lessons are available in 45 min, 60 min and 90 min sessions.


If you would like a Critique of any of watercolor paintings you have completed and have available for review, please sign up for an online watercolor lesson for a 45 minute or the 60 minutes session. You can note that you are interested in the “Critique” in the questionnaire Jane will send you after you sign up through TakeLessons.