Learn to Paint Watercolor Portraits: A Stylized Guide

Date: 3/26/22

Time: 5-8pm

Location: Redfishbowl Studios 4327 Butler Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15201


Whether you're a beginner or an advanced artist this class will take you from start to finish on how to paint a stylized portrait with watercolors. There is no prior knowledge required to take this class. I will go over the basic materials needed to paint a portrait with watercolors.


In this class project I will go over laying down the foundation of our piece, building layers to create depth and adding the final touches to help bring our piece to life! After following each lesson students should upload their finished piece to the class project gallery.


You'll Learn:

Basic materials to use with watercolors
How to draw the structure of the face
Basic watercolor techniques that include layering, mixing and blending
Laying down the foundation of your piece
Building up your portraits layers to create depth
Adding a background and final touches to help bring your piece to life

Materials to bring:
Watercolor paint
11"x14" 140lb Watercolor paper
2H or HB pencil
Paper Towel
Mixing Pallet

Learn to Paint Watercolor Portraits: A Stylized Guide