Watercolor Impressionism 

Сreate 3 amazing seascapes in three steps and learn the nuances of light and shadow with Jean Francois Arnaud


Language: English

Do you know how to make your watercolors memorable and captivating? How to create realism without showing every single detail? How to do it all fast and spontaneously? If not, it’s alright. Our instructor Jean Francois Arnaud will teach you!

At this course, we will paint beautiful Mediterranean harbors in the author’s loose sketching style. We will learn and apply Jean’s technique of painting in three steps that allows him to work quickly and effectively, making right tonal values. This is really important, especially if you want to paint en plein air. 

Come to the course and create marvelous Mediterranean scenes that will always remind you of summer freedom and happiness! 

Meet your instructor

Jean Francois Arnaud 

  • A member of the IWS France.
  • Jean’s works were presented in prestigious art magazines, such as “The Art of Watercolor”, “International Watercolor Magazine”, and Spanish magazine “Acuarelas”.
  • Jean regularly takes part in international watercolor exhibitions. Some of the biggest are: the 3rd International Watercolor Society exhibition (Bali), International Self Portrait Biennial of Albania (Tirana), 2nd International Watercolor & Spirits Triennial (Bulgaria).
  • Jean’s workshops are visited by hundreds of artists – the tickets for them are bought many months before the events.
  • Jean believes that achieving success in watercolor painting is not so difficult – you only need to know theory and understand how materials work. That is what he teaches his students at his lessons and workshops.
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Certificate of completion

Upon completion of the course for the students of Elite plan we issue a certificate. The certificate could be used as a proof of your qualification's upgrade at work (if it is related to arts) and for your private affairs as a recognition of your mastery in painting. 

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Which materials do you need 
for the course?

  • Cotton paper 300 gsm with rough grain
  • 3 or more brushes: one big natural brush, one medium natural brush, a bunch of thin synthetic brushes
  • Watercolor paints
  • Tape
  • Gouache – titanium white, extra fine
  • One or two buckets of clean water 
  • A mixing palette (the best ones are in ceramic: Jean uses white plates)
  • White gouache
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