Jan Kunz

Jan Kunz: Getting Started Right in Watercolor


Video Length: 1 Hour 5 Minutes
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Let popular workshop instructor and author Jan Kunz help you get a head start in watercolor. 

In this beginning level watercolor instruction video, "Getting Started Right in Watercolor", you will learn watercolor painting techniques ranging from basic washes to how to paint dew drops. 

Jan guides you step by step in learning how to paint with flair. Jan Kunz is well-known as a master watercolorist and author of Painting Beautiful Watercolors from Photographs and Painting Florals That Glow. Learn about brushes, watercolor papers, setting up a palette, and brush techniques from basic washes to negative painting. See how to soften edges, prevent run backs, and reduce complicated areas to paintable passages. Get tips on corrective measures, how to lift whites, paint dew drops and wood grain, and much more. Two painting exercises are included: One for the beginner and one for the more advanced beginning painter.

About Jan Kunz 

Jan is an amazing artist, especially in portrait painting. After spending her early years working as a commercial artist in California, she moved with her family to Oregon in 1980 and began painting full time with watercolors. She spent years developing her unique style and started teaching workshops all over the United States. Jan is a member of the Western Academy of Women Artists, and has published many books on watercolor painting and especially, painting from photographs and painting portraits.

Considered one the Grand Dames of the Watercolor world, Jan Kunz is best known for her stunning portraits and exquisite florals.

Since 1980 Jan has taught watercolor workshops nationwide and has authored six books and four videos on the subject.

Kunz's paintings may be seen at Signatures Gallery and in private collections, as well as in art-related publications including Southwest Art, The Artist's Magazine, Australian Artist's Magazine, and table top editions of Splash, The Best of Floral Painting, and The Artist's Touch.