Watercolor Fundamentals with Maria Coryell-Martin

Dive into watercolor painting with this six-session course.

Join us for Art Toolkit’s Watercolor Fundamentals with Maria Coryell-Martin this autumn! From October 11th through November 15th, we are offering a six-week online course with weekly videos, prompts, student feedback, and live sessions on Wednesdays, 4–5pm Pacific.

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Watercolor & Sketching Toolkits

Our versatile and rugged kits include all you need to start your sketching adventure. Available in two sizes and multiple colors.

A Pocket Art Toolkit in grey with blue trim lays open with a sketchbook showing a watercolor painting of a coastal scene. A Pocket Palette filled with colorful watercolor pans sits on top.

Compact Watercolor Palettes & Pans

Our pocket-sized watercolor palettes feature a high-quality mixing surface and a magnetic base to mix-and-match an array of stainless steel refillable watercolor pans.

Three sizes of watercolor palettes: the Demi Palette, the Folio Palette, and the Pocket Palette, all with assorted pans with watercolors of various colors, and watercolor pans scattered in the foreground.

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This is a friendly (and final) reminder that registration for Watercolor Fundamentals with Maria Coryell-Martin is closing on Wednesday, October 4th! This six-week, online course begins October 11th with weekly videos, prompts, student feedback, and online sessions!⁠
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In the new year, we followed along with artist and Art Toolkit Ambassador Lisa Spangler (@sideoats) for her month-long #NatureSpotChallenge, capturing the colors of January. Pulling inspiration from Lisa’s nature spots and artist Sushma’s (@sushhegde) wildflower watercolors, we added some of the garden’s late September colors to our notebook. Here’s what we found:⁠
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Sushma Hegde (@sushhegde) is a self-taught artist, illustrator, and author based in Luxembourg. She enjoys expressing herself through painting a variety of flowers and landscapes and loves being outdoors in the midst of nature, where she takes her paint supplies and paints in the wilderness when inspiration strikes.⁠
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Eleanor Doughty (@herbcoil) is an illustrator from Washington D.C., now residing in Seattle, WA. Having studied Communication Arts and taking inspiration from 1950s illustrations and contemporary animation, her practice centers around drawing on location and recording what’s around her. ⁠
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Watercolor Fundamentals is an excellent way to dip your toes into watercolor painting. In this six-week online course, you will:⁠
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An artist sites on a rock, dipping a paintbrush in a Pocket Palette.

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