MODULES 1-2: Introduction & Supplies
Have you been confused by gouache and what supplies you need to use it? Emma will clarify all that in this module, from paints and paper to palettes and brushes.
MODULE 3: Consistency and Brush Strokes
Most people who try gouache struggle with its consistency — how much water do you use? Here Emma will share exactly what consistency to mix, and how to use your brushes to create a variety of strokes and patterns.
MODULE 4: Mixing Skin Tones and Hair
With just a few paints, Emma will share how she mixes paints to achieve a variety of realistic skin tones and hair colors, in preparation for our class exercises and project.
MODULE 5: Proportions
This super helpful lesson explains how to get the body and facial proportions right for people of all ages.
MODULES 6-8: Mini Portraits Exercise
With these exercises, you’ll learn how to create cute illustrated portraits with different facial features, hairstyles, and accessories — plus how to fix mistakes with gouache.
MODULES 9-10: Final Portrait
Emma walks you through our class project – a cute little portrait complete with an autumn border and a fluffy scarf. By the end of this class, you’ll feel well-accustomed to gouache’s capabilities for illustration of all types.
See what our students have made!