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Paint A Dramatic Sky In Watercolors

Paint this wet-in-wet big sky watercolor with dramatic and interesting results that can be full of surprises.

Take the plunge and learn to paint a dramatic stormy sky in watercolors with a wet-in-wet technique. Some experience with watercolor is helpful. This is all about letting go and letting the watercolor paint itself with minimal planning. Challenge yourself and join me in learning how to paint this exciting atmospheric watercolor.

Work at your own pace with unlimited access at anytime. Once you purchase this course you have life-time access.

The course includes

  • Understanding and using the rule of thirds for a good composition
  • Discovering the possibilities of wet-in-wet painting
  • Learning to let go and be spontaneous
  • Using washes
  • Mixing colors to create rich darks
  • Uncovering your inner creativity
  • Using warm and cool colors for important contrasts

You will also have the ability to upload a photo of your finished artwork if you would like feedback on your watercolor.


Your Instructor


Jean Lurssen
Jean Lurssen

The luminosity of watercolors is what fascinates and draws me to this medium. I like creating textures and continually try to stretch the boundaries of watercolor. I experiment with materials and media to get the results I want.

I studied painting at the Rhodesian School of Art in Zimbabwe and for four years in California with master watercolorist, Jerry Stitt, AWS.


Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.
I am a beginner watercolor artist with only a month under my belt so I found this to be a perfect course for me. Jean is so easy to follow, offered some great tips on the rule of thirds, composition, mixing of colors for this stormy painting, and patience, patience, patience! I watched the whole course in its entirety while taking notes and now will go back to my art table to put brush to paper. If I run into any problems I know it'll be easy to refer back to this course and watch again. Really enjoyed this and will be looking for more courses from Jean in the future.

- Kristine

Jean explains all the steps very well and gives good, practical tips. i love the end result of her painting and will sign up for more of her classes.

- Mareta

This was wonderfully instructive. I particularly appreciated the instructor's 'can do' attitude and approach, which as a novice I found highly motivating, inspiring and encouraging. Of greatest value and learning for me, however, was the subtle and practical demonstration of using one's intuition in deciding 'right' tone, color, composition, value and texture. I loved (and would chuckle to myself) each time the instructor reflected 'Yes. I like that' or 'Be careful, don’t over do it', etc. These were significant 'intuition points which i found very helpful. The instructor's thinking out aloud provided a valuable learning opportunity apropos guiding and gauging my own judgements about, and development of a painting.

- Megan

Clear explanation of thought process.

- Juan

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