Beginning Watercolor: A 2-Part Series

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San Francisco, 2024.
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Beginning Watercolor: A 2-Part Series
Yao is a watercolor artist and designer living and working in Columbus, Ohio. While she has been painting and drawing since the age of five, her introduction to watercolor began years ago while trying to explore new mediums and techniques. She fell in love with using watercolor almost immediately and it has since become her signature painting medium. Watercolor provided a visual voice for her creative ideas and inspired her to take the leap and start her own design studio in 2012. Founded in Columbus, Ohio, Yao Cheng Design is a design studio and online shop where Yao creates bright and beautiful art prints, textiles, and paper goods for the home. In this digital age, the beauty of hand-painted designs is often lost. We forget that every brush stroke is individual, and that there is intention and a story behind every mark. Yao's watercolor designs embrace these subtleimperfections -- it's what makes her work truly personal and special! She is best know for her simple, bright and expressive watercolor style. Her designs and products can be found in stores like West Elm, Minted, One Kings Lane and her own online shop. Her work has also been featured in magazines and blogs such as Southern Living, Mollie Makes, Style Me Pretty, and Design Love Fest,among others.
This two-part foundation course is a perfect entry point for beginners, providing a basic understanding of how to paint successfully with watercolors. Yao begins the course by introducing artists to the array of colors everyone should have in their palette, and shows how to mix and apply pigment to paper. From there, she goes on to explain the uses of specific paintbrushes and demonstrates how to make beautiful expressive marks to create leaves, trees, and simple geometric shapes.
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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Yao Cheng. (2024). Beginning Watercolor: A 2-Part Series .

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Yao Cheng. 2024. Beginning Watercolor: A 2-Part Series.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Yao Cheng. Beginning Watercolor: A 2-Part Series, 2024.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Yao Cheng. Beginning Watercolor: A 2-Part Series, 2024.

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