Paint a Foggy Mountain Range

Intermediate Beginner

This monochromatic painting project teaches valuable lessons on how to see and create value differences, and to create the illusion of depth through layering, color temperature and hard and soft edges.


EXCELLENT learning for INTERMEDIATE BEGINNERS this project will help you gain valuable skills toward building a strong foundation for painting in watercolor. ----IN THIS LESSON YOU WILL LEARN: ---- How to mix colors that recede ---- How to mix colors that come forward ---- How to created distance by layering objects and softening edges ----- How to create a melodic line for interest ----How to soften the edge to create fog effects ----How to avoid creating mud ---- How understanding complementary colors can help you create natural looking greens ----- How to Glaze

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

    • A message from your instructor

    • How to use this course

    • Before we begin...

  • 2

    Let's get started!

    • Preparation and Supplies

    • Mountain Range 1

    • Mountain Range 2

    • Mountain Range 3

    • Mountain Range 4

    • Mountain Range 5

    • Mountain Range Bonus

    • Quiz

  • 3

    Next Steps...

    • Congrats! Here's what's next...

    • More resources for you

    • Before you go...

Your Instructor

Debbie Reeve

Debbie has been a practicing artist for over 40 years and has taught all over the world. She brings her expertise to the course in easy to follow steps that help students build a great foundation in painting.

Here's What Students are Saying

*** "Debbie is a fantastic instructor! She moves at just the right pace, gives very clear, understandable directions, and is so patient." Lily S *** “I saw the end picture and thought ‘No way I can do that’. Two hours later, with Debbie’s fun guidance I made a picture I’m proud to hang in my office”. Debbie A (aka BirchBabe) *** Debbie has the ability to help me grow into the artist I want to be. Debbie is a dynamic teacher. Barb W