Why you should get into painting!

01/07/2020 Amari Lindroos

Are you interested in the world of art? What are you waiting for? There is no better time than now when it comes to investing in your hobbies! Why should you get involved with your artsy side? Well, I’ll tell you why!

Help manage stress

Art can help manage your stress! This is a way you can take time for yourself and relax. Calm your mind, get absorbed in your craft and melt your worries away.

Express yourself

This is so therapeutic. You can get out your inner thoughts in the way you want to and tell your story through your art. You can put all of your negative energy and emotions and turn it into something positive!

Get creative

There are no limits. You do whatever you want! You can experiment with your art and use your imagination. The possibilities are endless!

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  • Mixing, blurring and darkening colors to get that perfect shade
  • Brushing
  • Dabbing and splashing
  • Wet-on-dry and wet-on-wet painting
  • Painting animals, flowers and landscapes
  • Find creative inspiration and immediately translate it into your artwork

Watercolor, aProfession

The Centre for Distance Learning, part of Ondernemersschool BV, is the largest training provider in the Benelux. It organizes professional training courses for adults from all over the world through the distance learning system. The school is nationally and internationally recognized by various professional associations such as the Wellness Federation, the Centre for Professional Qualification and is registered in the Central Register for Short Professional Education (CRKBO). This means that the educational institution complies with the Quality Code for Education Institutions for Short Professional Education. Moreover, the Center for Distance Learning meets the strict quality requirements of ISO 9001:2015.


  • Diploma
  • courseTypeH
  • 3-6 months
  • 199.00


  • What is watercolor and what materials do you need?
  • Painting with light
  • Stretch paper and mix colors
  • Wet-in-wet and wet-on-dry painting
  • Thinking in surfaces: the composition
  • Creating depth and shadow
  • Glazing: what and how?
  • Combinations of watercolor paint and materials such as charcoal, salt or ink
  • Painting outdoors
  • Numerous practical examples
  • Eastern influences: sumi-e
  • Sketchbooks



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