In this video, Soon shares very simple step by steps to create a complex image, glass and cherries on the wooden box. You will learn how to create the realistic sparkle and intricacies of glass using simple watercolor techniques with help from Soon Y. Warren. Follow Soon's process for how to create rich and vibrant colors by layering colors, how to control the water and colors, and use of tools.
Tool & Materials
Subject & Drawing
Apply Masking Fluid
300-lb. cold-pressed paper
Paints (variety of brands)
Blues: Cerulean Blue, Indigo, Phthalo Blue, Prussian Blue
Reds: Alizarin Crimson, Permanent Rose, Scarlet Lake
Greens: Hooker's Green
Yellows: Aureolin Yellow, Cadmium Yellow,
Brushes (variety of sizes)
Synthetic bristles (for scrubbing)
Sable or synthetic/sable mixed rounds (for main application)
Hake (for underpainting)
Masking fluid (Winsor & Newton) and shallow container
Rubber cement pickup
Erasers (vinyl and kneaded)
Palettes (one dish per color family--tape onto a square of cut Plexiglas to make them stackable)
Plywood backing board
Stylus or other masking application tools
Water bowl (with round edge)
Soon Y. Warren is a full time artist and teacher. She has an Associate degree in commercial art from Thomas Nelson Community College in Hampton, Virginia. Appearing in several art publications, Soon Y. has had numerous exhibitions and earned numerous awards. Soon has done 2 books with North Light Books, Painting Vibrant Watercolors and Vibrant Flowers in Watercolor. Visit soonwarren.com for more information.
|Instructor||Soon Y. Warren|
|Drop Ship Message||N/A|
|Content||Still Life & Floral|
|Skill Level||Intermediate, Experienced|
|Product Type||Video Download|
|Skills||Paint, Step by Step, Color|
I watch the video and learn from it I'm not one to try to copy the same exact drawing so for me this was an excellent video. Soon Warren is an excellent teacher and painter, I love her personality. This video showed me how to blend, highlight and add shadows and details. She gave great tips on using friskit and setting up your work area.
Excellent teacher and I love the end result. I think I will struggle to follow the instruction. When I compare this to other online Art website, there are a few things that were missing which would make this video a 5 star rating:
- Pls add a list of paint colour used instead of showing 20 tubes of paints as some green, some yellow. For beginners, the ones who buy the video, that is not helpful at all.
- A picture of the final painting so we can take a picture and use that as reference instead of trying to catch it in flashes of the video.
- A picture of the sketch so we know how to draw it on to our paper.
- Clearer instruction on where to apply to masking fluid which I think is the critical part of this painting for the glass like highlights. Soon showed how she applied the masking fluid but did not show where and without a clear picture of the sketch, how would you know where to reserve the highlight.
I love Soon Warren's painting and would love to learn from her. But the video can be constructed better to cater for beginners.
I love this video. She gives lots of techniques and is an excellent painter and teacher. I would highly recommend this video for anyone who wants to learn to paint glass and the technique of undercoating.
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