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Painting en Plein Air: Spring Snow & Crabapple Blossoms Streaming Video

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Join Stephen Quiller on location to paint a flowering tree and spring snow in watercolor and gouache!

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Join Stephen Quiller on location in New Mexico for an exciting new plein air painting demonstration! You'll follow along with Stephen to render the fleeting beauty of an early spring snow on fresh blossoms in a loose, expressive style. Along the way, Stephen shares invaluable tips such as how to keep your water from freezing on cold days, various splattering techniques, ways to expand your subject beyond the picture plane, and much more. Don't let the snow stop you: capture a unique day with a one-of-a-kind painting experience!

In this watercolor painting tutorial, you'll:

  • Paint a changing subject
  • Draw branches with a palette knife
  • Work with several neutrals
  • Use gouache to create highlights
  • Create spontaneous marks
  • Get tips for adding the perfect finishing touches

Preview Painting en Plein Air: Spring Snow & Crabapple Blossoms now to learn tips for drawing branches with a palette knife, lifting paint, and working with gouache!

Materials List


  • 300-lb. rough watercolor paper

Watercolor Paints

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


  • White
  • Cadmium Red Light
  • Magenta
  • Ivory Black
  • Ultramarine Blue


  • Synthetic flats and rounds in a variety of sizes


  • Rubbing alcohol
  • Palette
  • Easel
  • Drawing board
  • Water container
  • Palette knife
  • 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 R8439
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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