Get started
with gouache

Excited to discover the world of gouache painting? In this class, you will learn basic techniques and practical applications to learn how to paint with gouache in no time!

get started with gouache
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10 hours of learning experience at your own place and time.

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Final Artworks

10 beautiful frame-worthy gouache paintings by the end of the course.

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Lifetime Access

Take your time to complete the gouache class and come back any time, without a rush.

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Beginner or intermediate, this online gouache course will take your skills to the next level.

What's the course's projects?

What you need

No prior knowledge is required to complete this course. Regarding materials, you will need gouache paint, round brushes for gouache in different size and paper. I use watercolor paper. The supply list with suggested materials is provided in the course.

Who is it for?

Designers, illustrators, artists, and art enthusiasts in general who are interested in learning how to paint with gouache from scratch, as well as those who want to improve their technique.

Immerse Yourself In The World Of Gouache!

About the Course

Artist and illustrator Anna Koliadych takes you through 30 lessons of practical learning experience, completely transforming the way you view and create art. Learn and apply new skills, get immersed in the creative process, and leave the course with your own gorgeous gouache paintings.

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basic module

The first 20 lessons within the Basic Module are geared to help you learn everything about gouache painting and basic techniques. This module covers topics like right consistency, contrast, color mixing, color swatches, color chart, color wheel, warm and cool tones, proportions, brush strokes, gouache techniques, and sketching.

Anna will also guide you through selecting necessary supplies, such as gouache paper, paints, brushes, and additional materials.

Whether you are an experienced artist or are brand-new to gouache, you will develop important skills that will set you up for success in the Practical Module.

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practical module

The Practical Module includes 10 lessons devoted to creating stunning gouache artworks: Sunflower, Cute Flowers Composition, Oak Tree, Graceful Cheetah, Kingfisher Bird, Pumpkin Pie, Pink-Night Butterfly,Mountain Sunset, Elegant Teapot and Galaxy Sunshine .

This module includes something for everyone to unleash their creativity and create their own gouache masterpiece.

Course Format

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30 Lessons

20 lessons in Basic Module and 10 lessons in Practical Module.

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HD Videos

All videos are recorded in 1080p and include subtitles.

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+38 Materials

Notes, Exercises, Worksheets, Guidelines, Sketches.

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Teacher Support

Ask the teacher any questions you may have during the course.

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Learn through step-by-step lessons

Learn how to paint with gouache and advance your skills through in-depth video lessons and step-by-step practical projects. The course offers a one-of-a-kind learning experience designed for students of any level.

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Video Lessons

Pre-recorder high-quality lessons with subtitles from the teacher. Each video lesson has a navigation menu that will help you to switch between the topics easily without wasting time to find a particular topic in the video lesson.
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Additional Materials

Download Worksheets, Exercises, Practical Guidelines, Sketches, Notes and get back to them whenever you need to refresh your knowledge.

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Quizzes and Assignments

Take quizzes to consolidate theoretical knowledge. Submit your artworks to the teacher for review to successfully complete the class.
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Teacher Support

Write a message to the teacher whenever you have any questions, need advice, or just want to get feedback about your artwork.
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Upon completion of the gouache course, you will receive a personalized certificate from Dearannart School.

Take your painting skills to the next level!

Unleash Your Creativity

During the course, Anna Koliadych will teach a complete set of painting skills and techniques necessary to create stunning watercolor art. This online gouache class will help you to strengthen the existing skills and advance them further to truly transform the way you make art.

Introduction to gouache

Whether you are a beginner or an experienced artist, strengthen the fundamentals of gouache painting required to render stunning artworks. Follow Anna along to learn the specifics and characteristics of this trendy art medium and get inspired to practice your skills.

Right Consistency

Anna explains the importance of right consistency in gouache painting and guides you through a simple exercise to understand how it works.

Color Contrast

You will learn what color contrast is and why it is important in visual art. Anna will go over different types of contrast, as well as various ways to achieve it.

Color Mixing & Color Theory

Anna covers the basic principles of color theory and shows how to apply it in gouache painting. This knowledge will help you to feel more confident when creating your own artworks in the Practice Module or any future gouache painting project.


Anna shows the importance of proportions in gouache painting.

Brush Strokes

Anna demonstrates and carefully explains various gouache-specific brush stroke techniques. She covers different brush types and how they can be used to create unique patterns and effects.

Gouache Techniques

Level up your watercolor skills with the most common techniques necessary to create stunning gouache art. Anna explains and demonstrates gradient, softening, layering, blending, and more techniques.


Anna explains the supplies required for gouache painting and what paints, brushes, paper, and additional materials you will need for this gouache class to recreate your own paintings.

Painting 10 Gouache Artworks

Anna demonstrates her entire painting process in real-time, explaining step-by-step how to bring life and form to your paintings by using the techniques you have learned in the course and adding highlights, shadows, and more.


Anna Koliadych

Anna Koliadych

Anna Koliadych is an artist and illustrator who specializes in colorful, bright, and imaginative work. She is a watercolor and gouache enthusiast and is happy to share her knowledge through offline workshops and her online school DearAnnArt.

Anna has built a devoted online following and inspired hundreds of thousands of artists around the world, proving that you don’t need to have an Art degree to create beautiful masterpieces. She is incredibly excited to share her passion with the students of the “Get Started with Gouache” class in a way that appeals to gouache lovers, whether it be beginners or experienced artists.

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