Victoria Lattimer Before and After Watercolor Pictures

Watercolor Academy

Story and artworks from Victoria Lattimer, Watercolor Academy student

These artworks are before and after of the Watercolor Academy course. I decided to pick a painting that I was proud of at the time, but then after the watercolor course, I realized, I can do better.

Victoria Lattimer Before and After Watercolor Academy course Pictures

Before taking this course my watercolor skills felt frustrating. I couldn't create what I was striving for. It was frustrating unable to accomplish what I was wanting to. But I love watercolor and really wanted to learn how to properly use it. I knew it was my lack of skill and knowledge.

I now know that i was treating watercolor like a marker. I was definitely not using it correctly. I couldn't believe the things I was learning. Everything about my watercolors changed. Everything from techniques, how I choose paper, how I choose references, how I choose my color pallets and so much more. I learned how to control my flow of water, how to blend colors together, how to apply a smooth wash, and more. It's seriously so eye opening to the reasons why my paintings did not turn out so good. Before the class I was making so many mistakes. I still need a lot of practice, but I feel very confident painting commission work again. And I am very grateful to be able to express myself in the way I want.

This new knowledge has helped me strive towards making art my full-time job. My confidence has grown and I now have a basis to grow off of.

I would 100% recommend this course to anyone wanting to improve watercolor skills. This course brings so much knowledge to the table. I also love the homework assignments and feel like a lot of online courses don't do this. And they should. It helps you to put into practice what you just learned.

The Watercolor Academy course is great from beginning to end.

Victoria Lattimer

To learn how to paint in watercolor, enroll now:

Watercolor Academy Online Course

A self-study, self-paced course where you can learn how to paint in watercolor by watching video lessons and doing assignments

  • Unlimited access to 80 watercolor painting video lessons
  • Lifetime membership without deadlines
  • Unlimited support from the Academy tutors
  • Constructive critique of your artworks
  • Member access to the Academy's Art community
  • Place in the Academy's Students Gallery
  • Exclusive members-only newsletter and bonuses
  • Watercolor Academy Diploma of Excellence in your name

One-time payment - Lifetime membership
$297 USD

Personal Tutoring online + Online Course

One-to-one, unlimited and custom-tailored to your skills and needs Personal Tutoring by the Watercolor Academy teachers

  • Everything in Online Course, plus:
  • Dedicated team of art tutors
  • Assessment of your current level of art skills
  • Personalized curriculum tailored to your skills and goals
  • Up to 100 art tasks with by-task assessment
  • Unlimited one-to-one personal coaching with detailed per-task instructions and feedback
  • Artwork critiques and results-oriented guidance

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