Watercolor/Gouache Sketchbook

In this course master artist, Steve Huston shows you how to create your own artist sketchbook using pen and ink, watercolor, gouache, and other media. Working in sketchbooks is an important lifelong skill for artists for developing new ideas, improving drawing and painting skill, and improving an artist's portfolio. In this fun and illuminating course, Steve will teach you sketchbook techniques and practices that he has used throughout his career as a professional painter.

5 Lessons 15h 19m 30s of videos

Level 1

At New Masters Academy, we’ve been receiving many requests for master artist Steve Huston to reveal his beautiful sketchbook drawing and painting techniques.We’re proud to announce that we have finally created a video lesson for all of you who have been so patiently waiting! In this video lesson, world-renowned artist Steve Huston shows you how […]
For years, master artist Steve Huston has been asked how he creates his beautiful sketchbooks. In this series, he will teach you how to blend two very distinct processes into one great way to do studies – or for that matter – finishes. Covering landscape, still-life, and figure, Steve shows you why watercolor is such a great tool […]

Level 2

In the final lesson of the series, master artist Steve Huston begins with some warm-up poses using his fountain pen and then dives into three separate gouache renderings. Watch Steve mix paint, experiment, and make decisions based on reference images. For years, Steve has been asked how he creates his beautiful sketchbooks. In this series, […]