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In this tutorial you will learn -

* How to paint a believable basket (good for easter)
*How to paint darks that glow with life and color
*How to use layers and glazes to build realism
*How to lift highlights
*How to paint black skin
*How to use the Rembrandt Principle to add drama to your painting
*How to decide where to put hard edges and where to put soft edges
*How to paint an underpainting
*How to paint dramatic light effects


At the end of each video is a link to the next session!

As always, even if you don't intend to paint this, there is a lot to learn from this tutorial - especially how to use layers of watercolor to build up rich, dark colors and how to paint anything resembling a basket (that will be good to know for Easter!)

 If you watch these or any video of mine, say hi and or/leave me a comment and let me know any feedback so I can keep improving my tutorials!



You will receive:


*Downloadable Tracing

*Downloadable Reference 

*PDF with links to tutorial you will have indefinite access to

*Watch me paint in real time (about 3 hours) with  commentary

*Watch at your pace, any time

Also, when you post on social media, share that you painted from my tutorial - I appreciate it so much and it helps me continue to grow!  You may sell your originals and  cards from this painting.



Please contact me if you have questions and I would love you to share it with my online community on my Facebook group


Visit my YouTube channel to get a taste of my teaching style at



Black Portrait Watercolor Tutorial - Black Skin Tones

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