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How To Paint Reflections In Water In Natural Landscapes
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Master “How To Paint Reflections In Water” in Watercolor Landscapes! Beginners welcome! Learn wet-in-wet techniques, paint skies, trees & more!

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Hello, I'm Darren Yeo, a watercolour artist and teacher based in Melbourne, Australia. I am the founder of one of the largest watercolour learning communities, "Watercolour Mentor". My work features predominantly natural landscapes, urban streetscapes, and portraiture in watercolor medium. Watercolours are special to me because there is a sense of finality once an area has dried – you can’t erase or go over that area to ‘fix’ it. You need to accept and work with what is there. To lea

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About This Course

Who this course is for:

  • Beginners eager to learn watercolor painting.
  • Intermediate watercolor painters who want to learn how to paint reflections in water.

What you’ll learn: 

  • Painting simple natural landscapes using watercolor.
  • Sketching and planning natural landscape paintings in pencil.
  • Utilizing wet-in-wet watercolor techniques for clouds, skies, and grass.
  • Creating basic trees and flowers with minimal effort.
  • Adding people into landscapes naturally.
  • Layering effectively for extra details and depth.
  • Painting simple shadows and understanding light sources.
  • Painting reflections in water.


  • No prior knowledge is required to take this course

Welcome! In this course, we’ll explore painting natural landscapes with reflections using various wet-in-wet and wet-in-dry techniques. Mastering convincing reflections can be challenging in watercolors, but fear not, we’ll simplify the process.

Wet-in-wet techniques highlight watercolor’s natural beauty and are fundamental in your artistic journey. I’ll guide you through timing and control, enabling you to layer effectively for soft, atmospheric landscapes. It’s simpler than you imagine!

Effective planning is key in any painting. Learn how to simplify shapes and sketch large components such as skies, water, trees, and land accurately. This groundwork ensures your painting comes together seamlessly.

In this course, you’ll:

  • Paint various natural landscapes in watercolor.
  • Sketch and plan landscapes effectively.
  • Master wet-in-wet techniques for clouds, skies, and grass.
  • Create trees, flowers, and people effortlessly.
  • Layer effectively for detail and depth.
  • Understand light sources and shadows in painting.

Join me in uncovering the secrets of landscape painting. Let’s embark on this creative journey together!


Your project is to draw and paint your own natural watercolor landscape. Whether inspired by this course or your own scenes, dive in! Use available materials like watercolor paints, pencil, watercolor paper, and brushes. I encourage freehand drawing to improve skills.


  • 0.5mm mechanical pencil
  • Artist grade watercolor paints: blue, yellow, and red
  • 100% cotton watercolor paper or sketchbook
  • Watercolor Brushes: mop brush and various round brushes for detailing.

Getting Started:

Watch course demonstration videos and consider downloading tracing templates if needed. For alternate scenes, research free reference photo websites or use your own photos. Follow course steps and processes to create your unique masterpiece.

Our Promise to You

By the end of this course, you will have learned how to paint reflections in water.

10 Day Money Back Guarantee. If you are unsatisfied for any reason, simply contact us and we’ll give you a full refund. No questions asked.

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Course Curriculum

Section 1 - Introduction
Introduction 00:00:00
Materials Required 00:00:00
Resources 00:00:00
Section 2 - Demonstration
Drawing 00:00:00
First Wash 00:00:00
Second Wash 00:00:00

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  1. Anonymous

    How to paint reflections in water in natural Landscapes


    It was very fun experience doing it while they show


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