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Painting en Plein Air: Spring Runoff Streaming Video

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Join Stephen Quiller on location to paint a river and beaver dam in watercolor!

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Join Stephen Quiller on location in Colorado for an exciting new plein air painting demonstration! You'll follow along with Stephen to paint a spring river and beaver dam, the perfect subject to practice working with earthy neutrals and interesting shapes. Stephen shares a technique for painting top to bottom with a composition based on horizontal banding, as well as using vertical pattern to weave each layer of the painting together for a harmonious whole. From lifting techniques to painting water and reflections, color mixing to brushwork, this video is full of useful tips and tricks you won't want to miss!

In this watercolor painting tutorial, you'll:

  • Learn multiple ways to mix interesting neutrals
  • Leave the white of the paper to create snow effects
  • Try drybrush and negative painting techniques
  • Paint shadow and light
  • Use fewer brushstrokes for simple and fresh results
  • Get tips for adding the perfect finishing touches

Preview Painting en Plein Air: Spring Runoff now to learn tips for mixing and working with neutrals!

Materials List


  • 300-lb. rough watercolor paper

Watercolor Paints

  • Naples Yellow
  • Ultramarine Violet
  • Permanent Orange
  • Ultramarine Blue
  • Permanent Green Light
  • Manganese Violet
  • Viridian
  • Cerulean
  • Cobalt Violet
  • Cadmium Orange
  • Cadmium Yellow Medium
  • Quinacridone Rose
  • Cadmium Red Orange
  • Phthalo Blue
  • Cadmium Red


  • Synthetic flats and rounds in a variety of sizes


  • Palette
  • Easel
  • Drawing board
  • Water container
  • Paper towels

About the Artist

Stephen Quiller has been a professional painter for more than 35 years and teaches painting workshops regularly. A member of Watercolor West, American Watercolor Society, and National Watercolor Society, Stephen is the author of several books on color and watermedia, and has his own line of palettes, brushes and paints. To learn more about Stephen and his art, visit his website at

Additional Information

SKU R8431
Product Type Streaming Video
Instructor Stephen Quiller
Runtime 40 minutes
Skills Paint, Watercolor
Art Style Impressionist
Skill Level All Levels
Content Landscape, Plein Air
Media Watercolor
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