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Learn to Paint Whimsical Portraits in Watercolor

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Welcome to "Whimsical Portraits in Watercolor" class! Whimsical portraits make great gifts, also, you can apply the skills learned in this class to a variety of creative fields : editorial and book illustration, branding, social media and advertising campaigns, stationery designs, custom and bridal portrait painting, etc.

 In this class I will show you how to sketch the ideas, draw and paint whimsical portraits. During the class we will paint 3 types of portraits:

  • Profile view portrait
  • Front view portrait
  • Portrait from the back - great for social media messages)

Also, we will talk about how to transform a regular portrait into a whimsical one using the creative approach.

I am looking forward to seeing the whimsical portrait you will paint in this class.

Have a magical day and happy painting!

x Irina.


  • Introduction
  • Class Project
  • Supplies
  • Drawing a portrait in profile
  • Generating ideas
  • Transferring the drawing to watercolor paper
  • Whimsical Profile portrait Part 1
  • Whimsical Profile portrait Part 2
  • Whimsical Profile portrait Part 3
  • Galaxy portrait
  • Whimsical portrait from the back
  • Thank you and see you soon!

Taught by

Irina Trzaskos

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