by Tatsiana Harbacheuskaya

Learn the nuances of still life composition

and paint beautiful peonies!

Language: English
4 video lessons (2h 20m)
Lifetime access to materials
11364 students
Online and at your own pace
Language: English
Certificate upon completion
Closed student chat
98% positive feedbacks
This online mini-course is for you!

Peonies do not leave anyone indifferent!

Always dreamt of painting them in a realistic style?

In this mini-course you will learn to:
  • apply the principles and nuances of building a flower composition;
  • transmit the natural lighting;
  • apply the rhythm as a key to successful composition;
  • mix colors and apply the essentials of chromatics.

This mini-course is designed for intermediate students in watercolor

Meet your instructor -

Tatsiana Harbacheuskaya (USA)
@the_dancing_brush 21k followers
  • An exhibiting and teaching artist from Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Over 20 years of experience in florals, landscapes, human and pet portraits
  • More than 5 personal exhibitions and plenty of group exhibitions
  • Winner of multiple juried national and international exhibitions
  • Awards from Watercolor West in 2014, 2015, and 2016, Best in Show at NVWS Fall Show 2016, Spring Show 2017, NVWS Signature Show and Spring Show 2018, 2020, 2021.
  • Member of the Union of Artists of America (CAAA)
  • Signature member with the Watercolor West, NVWS and Western Colorado Watercolor Society.
Examples of Tatsiana's works

Program of the course

T​onal values

Talk about the nuances of composition, tone and tonal values, rhythmic series and areas of interest.

Art materials

Talk about the artistic triad, prepare and mix paints for work

Pencil sketch

Make a pencil drawing taking into account all the knowledge gained

Painting "Peonies"

Make a painting in the author's wet on wet technique, convey natural lighting, talk about color in work

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19.99€ 39.99€
  • • 4 detailed lessons (duration approx. 2h 20min)
  • • Closed students' chat
  • LIFETIME access to the course
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Which materials do you need?
  • watercolor paints (any professional)
  • watercolor paper cotton, 300 gr
  • brushes (angled synthetic brushes of different sizes (small, medium, big), if it is not available, than flat synthetic brushes), medium Chinese calligraphy brush)
  • waterproff board, slightly larger that the sheet of paper
  • pencil 6B, eraser
  • palette knife
  • paper towels, makeup sponge
  • container for water, water spray
  • disposable small plastic sauce jars (5 pieces), or it can be cream jars, or ceramic small gravy boats
  • bamboo pen or just a twig or stick
Frequently asked questions
How do I start the course?
1. Choose a tariff.
  • When you have selected a suitable tariff, click on the «Proceed to payment» button
  • Choose the payment method that suits you. It can be a payment on the website by card or via PayPal.
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What happens after payment?
After payment, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to your personal account. If the email does not arrive, check your "Spam" or "Promotions" folder.
Fill in your profile on our learning platform: you can link your social network accounts, upload your photo and set up notifications. Purchased courses and lessons are available in the section "Trainings".
You can also choose the language of ther interface: english, italian, russian.
What do I need to study online?
  • Computer or tablet or smartphone
  • Internet access
How do the lessons work?
Access Period: access to the course opens for the period specified in the description of the tariff you have purchased.
1. Training format: all lessons (if not specified) are recorded videolessons, so you can watch it and do the exercises when it best suits you and at your own speed. Please be informed, that any further lesson will be opened to you ONLY upon completion of the previous ones.
2. Feedback: In all tariffs you need to upload photos of work (your paintings) to access the next lesson. If you have purchased an Elite tariff you need to upload photos of your painting and wait for a feedback from your instructor (it could take up to 3 days). If you have purchased an Premium tariff you need to upload photos of your painting and wait for a feedback from your curator (it could take up to 3 days).
3. Communication: you will get an email with access link to the students' chat.