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Learn faster and avoid the frustration of sorting through 100s of tutorials?

Finally understand depth and perspective?

Create beautiful paintings you’d be proud to show your friends and family?

Get rid of feelings of doubt and anxiety when you paint?

Drastically improve your paintings?

Take time to reconnect with your creative side and yourself?

What's Included?

The Watercolour Mentorship Program is a unique program that teaches you all the essential theory, techniques, and mindset so that you can paint anything.

$800 of value for the special price of $197.

  • $400 Value. Four In-depth Workshops: There are pre-recorded workshops that go through theory, techniques, and my mental process. There are multiple opportunities to practice composing a scene and using various techniques in the context of practice projects and larger, final projects.

  • $60 Value. 6 Bonus Projects: Learn to paint scenes of New York, Croatia, Melbourne, Venice and Burano.

  • $160 Value. Review of Your Paintings: 2 months' access to personalized student support from the date of enrollment. Receive tailored feedback to progress faster in watercolours. Save time - know what to prioritise in your next project.

  • $80 Value. Access to Private Group: Learning in a group setting can be a game changer in helping to motivate you, and to learn off others. In this program, you will receive lifetime access to a private student support group where you will receive priority assistance and be able to interact with other students.

  • $100 Value. Bonus Course: Loose Watercolour Essentials painting course - 30 chapter course on how to paint loose landscapes. Learn how to create depth, apply principles of perspective, essential brush techniques, water control, layering/tone, drawing and composition. 11 included projects aimed to increase your confidence in planning your painting.

Course curriculum

  1. 1
    • Instructions - Start Here First

  2. 2
    • Click Here To View Live Workshops & Schedule

  3. 3
    • Resources & References

    • WMP 1 - Introduction

    • WMP 1 - Blending Colours

    • WMP 1 - Washes

    • WMP 1 - Drawing Figures

    • WMP 1 - Techniques

    • WMP 1 - Practice Landscape

    • WMP 1 - Techniques Summary

    • WMP 1 - Perspective

    • WMP 1 - Planning - Choosing a Reference Photo

    • WMP 1 - Building Confidence In Watercolour

    • WMP 1 - Project - Beach Scene

    • WMP 1 - Project - Landscape Scene

    • WMP 1 - Project - Lillies

    • WMP 1 - Project - Beach Landscape Final

    • WMP 1 - Project - Beach Landscape Final 2

    • WMP 1 - Project - Summary of Paintings

    • WMP 1 - Final Summary

  4. 4
    • Resources & References

    • WMP 2 - Introduction

    • WMP 2 - Colours Introduction

    • WMP 2 - Colour Theory Introduction

    • WMP 2 - Colour Vs. Values

    • WMP 2 - Graded Washes

    • WMP 2 - Line & Wash Landscape

    • WMP 2 - Line & Wash Murano

    • WMP 2 - Line & Wash Venice

    • WMP 2 - Murano Sketch

    • WMP 2 - Final Project - Murano Sketch 1

    • WMP 2 - Final Project - Murano Sketch 2

    • WMP 2 - Final Project - Murano Sketch 3

    • WMP 2 - Final Project - Summary

  5. 5
    • Resources & References

    • WMP 3 - Introduction

    • WMP 3 - The Art of Beginning

    • WMP 3 - Simple Sunset

    • WMP 3 - Simple Night Sky

    • WMP 3 - Choosing a Suitable Reference Photo

    • WMP 3 - Shop 1

    • WMP 3 - Shop 2

    • WMP 3 - House 1

    • WMP 3 - House 2

    • WMP 3 - Townhouses 1

    • WMP 3 - Townhouses 2

    • WMP 3 - Townhouses 3

  6. 6
    • Resources & References

    • WMP 4 - Introduction

    • WMP 4 - Lavender Field 1

    • WMP 4 - Lavender Field 3

    • WMP 4 - Lavender Field 4

    • WMP 4 - Malta 1

    • WMP 4 - Malta 2

    • WMP 4 - Malta 3

    • WMP 4 - Finding Your Own Style

    • WMP 4 - Projects Summary

  7. 7
    • Course Resources

    • Introduction

    • Building Confidence To Paint

    • Handling Mistakes in Watercolour

    • Combining Perspective, Composition & Depth

    • Understanding Perspective

    • Essential Watercolour Techniques

    • Corsica - Light

    • Materials Required

    • Creating Depth in Your Painting

    • Corsica - Shadows

    • Barmouth, Wales - Light

    • Bruges - Light

    • Barmouth, Wales - Shadows

    • Bruges - Shadows

    • Cusco, Peru - Light

    • Cusco, Peru - Shadows

    • Loose Trees and Field

    • La Boca, Argentina - Light

    • La Boca, Argentina - Shadows

    • Taj Mahal - Light

    • Paris - Light

    • Paris - Shadows

    • River Scene - Light

    • Understanding Brush Control

    • Ukraine - Loose Landscape

    • Taj Mahal - Shadows

    • River Scene - Shadows

    • Venice - Light

    • Venice - Shadows

    • Class Project

  8. 8
    • Project Resources

    • [PROJECT 1] New York Street Scene: Soft vs. Sharp Shadows - Part 1

    • [PROJECT 1] New York Street Scene: Soft vs. Sharp Shadows - Part 2

    • [PROJECT 2] Rovinj, Croatia: Painting Boats and Water - Part 1

    • [PROJECT 2] Rovinj, Croatia: Painting Boats and Water - Part 2

    • [PROJECT 3] Melbourne, Elizabeth Street - Loose Urban Landscape

    • [PROJECT 4] Melbourne, Flinders Street: Light and Shadows - Part 1

    • [PROJECT 4] Melbourne, Flinders Street: Light and Shadows - Part 2

    • [PROJECT 4] Melbourne, Flinders Street: Light and Shadows: Part 3

    • [PROJECT 5] Venice, Grand Canal: How to Paint a Night Landscape - Part 1

    • [PROJECT 5] Venice, Grand Canal: How to Paint a Night Landscape - Part 2

    • [PROJECT 6] Burano Landscape: Learn How To Use Line and Wash - Part 1

    • [PROJECT 6] Burano Landscape: Learn How To Use Line and Wash - Part 2

    • [PROJECT 6] Burano Landscape: Learn How To Use Line and Wash - Part 3

    • [PROJECT 6] Burano Landscape: Learn How To Use Line and Wash - Part 4

Want to create your own style and composition?

Learn the unique process of combining multiple references to compose your own unique painting!
Learn the unique process of combining multiple references to compose your own unique painting!

Meet Your Instructor

Artist and Founder of Watercolour Mentor

Darren Yeo

Darren Yeo is a contemporary impressionist landscape and portraiture artist based in Victoria, Australia. Darren has a strong interest in the mental health benefits of creativity, as well as topics of self-development and motivation.

Darren is a passionate teacher and the founder of Watercolour Mentor, a community of nearly 150,000 members. To date, he has taught thousands of students in online workshops. Over 5000 students have been through his online art classes and workshops.

Darren has a psychology, self-development, and educational background (B.A. Hons. Psych). He is passionate about making a difference on a personal level by providing tailored feedback and mentoring to his students.

Learn how to think like an experienced watercolourist.

It can be daunting to understand how to start, or plan your painting. Often when you're learning, you can be unsure what you need to focus on to improve.

The Watercolour Mentorship Program provides you with tailored student support and an ample opportunity to practice and improve.