Watercolor Workshop DVD – Learn how to paint – Create a complete painting – paint subject, leaves & background – for all skill levels

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2-Disc-DVD Set –Length:  3-hours

This Watercolor Workshop is perfect if you want to learn how to create a professional and successful painting. Learn how to start and more important how to finish your painting. No matter if you just start with watercolors or if you want to take your art to a higher level. Here is all you need to know to paint threedimensional realism. Capture the viewers of your work and paint paintings which speak to them.

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My How to Watercolor Painting Lessons on DVD or as Online Video are the perfect tool for you to learn in your own comfort zone.

This Watercolor Workshop shows how to create a complex and complete artwork: How to start with the main subject – here a white rose – , how to add the leaves and how to add depth and atmosphere to the background and how to finish it as a professional and successful painting.

This Workshop is available as DVD and Online Painting Video

This is a fantastic Rose Painting Lesson. This lesson isn’t only focused on how to paint a white rose. You will get  indepth teaching and easy-to-follow-instruction. This watercolor workshop  gives you all the needed knowledge how to create a complete and complex painting:

I start with the main subject: The White Rose.
I show you how to build the form of the rose with layers of colours:

  • Starting with underwashes and then building up the colours,
  • how to make the rose glowing,
  • how to add dancing shadows,
  • how to paint the illusion of reality.

Then I start with the first washes on the leaves and the stems and then I will show you how to paint the background. Each step is explained and this are all easy to follow instructions.

  • You will learn how to paint the colour white,
  • you will learn how to integrate the rose into the background,
  • how to put it all together,
  • you will learn more about the all important edges,
  • warm and cool colour temperature and so much more.

Learn how to make it a whole! We don’t want to have puzzles, we want to have paintings which speak to our viewers. Learn how to put all this different areas together to create a complete painting.

Learn everything because I share everything …

… about how to paint with watercolors in this Watercolor Painting Workshop


  • how to use colour temperature
  • how and where to use the variety of different edges (soft edges, lost edges and hard edges)
  • how to create a dark background so that the rose “pops”
  • how to use light, midtones and darks
  • how to create the three dimensional and realistic looking rose
  • how to create colour harmony in your painting
  • where to use underwashes so that the painting glows
  • how to create cast shadows and darks at the basic of a rose petal
  • how to integrate the rose & leaves into the background – putting it all together and of course
  • how to paint the colour white.

You can follow each step very easily. I hold nothing back and I explain what I do and why in an easy and understandable way.

Get full Reference material plus an additional Handbook

You will get the full reference material is used in this Watercolor Workshop – so you too can create this rose painting by yourself and immediately use your new knowledge. To make it much more easy for you I have written an additional handbook which gives you again all the needed information immediately. All this information shows you how to paint with watercolors and help you to create a complex and complete painting by yourself – no matter if you paint a rose or another flower.

Disc One:

On Disc One of this Watercolor Workshop Doris starts with the first washes on white paper. She shows how she starts with the first underwashes and then continues to create the shadow colours on this stunning Rose ‘Clair Renaissance’. Doris builds the form of the rose with fine washes. She creates a glowing center and then she begins the first washes on the leaves. You will learn the methods and techniques Doris uses, so you too can create stunning and realistic watercolor flowers and roses of your own. These are easy to follow steps as Doris constantly gives insights into the colours she uses and she also explains how to build the form of the rose and how to make it looking real.

Learn how to paint the beautiful rose in an easy and uncomplicated way.
Learn what Doris does and understand why.
Painting is not only colouring a subject. Doris shows how she creates her successful paintings.

Disc Two:

On Disc Two Doris starts with the ever-important background. Learn how to build beautiful backgrounds – how to create the feeling of being in a garden. She shows how to handle the edges, how to create depth and atmosphere to the background. She then finishes the leaves and then comes the most important step: Putting it all together. Doris teaches how to integrate the rose into the painting and explains all needed steps.

You will love this watercolor workshop if you ever wanted to learn how to paint realistic roses and flowers in an easy and uncomplicated way.

I teach in this watercolor workshop– how to paint with watercolors, how to paint a white rose, how to add the leaves and the background and how to put it all together. Watch over my shoulders to see me creating this beautiful painting  step-by-step.

Have you ever wanted to learn how to create realistic stunning roses and flowers in watercolor so that they look alive on the wall?

My watercolor instructions on DVD or as online lessons shows you how to paint them with using only the common watercolor techniques ‘wet-in-wet’, ‘wet-on-dry’ and ‘dry-on-dry’. Easy and uncomplicated.

Painting the color white in watercolor is pure pleasure. I will teach you how to use color, form and tone, so you – too – can create beautiful paintings depicting your favorite roses.

Have you always wanted to understand how to paint the colour white in watercolour? I use the same knowledge on all my white subjects, no matter if I paint white flowers, white fabric or any other white subject.

This Watercolor  Workshop: Create rose paintings with background – will demystify painting roses in watercolor.

“My greatest passion is to capture the subtle nuances of light, shade and color in beautiful rose and floral studies. It is only natural that a delicate white rose is my choice of subject matter for my first watercolor painting dvd.

Follow along with me as I teach you how to capture this beautiful rose in my ‘naturalistic realism’ style of painting. Painting in watercolor is a joy.

Let me show you how I paint, step by step, so you too can create a painting of this beautiful rose.”

Images & Video Preview

More Previews – DISC 1 and DISC 2

These previews are showing more parts of the content, but there is only music added to the background. Of course on the DVD/Video you will hear Doris speaking and explaining what she does and why.

Reference material

Reference material for Doris Joa's Watercolor DVD 'How to paint the white rose in watercolor'

With the purchase of this watercolor instruction dvd you will get also

      • image of the Reference photo
      • image of the drawing
      • image of the finished painting PLUS
      • a useful handbook in .pdf PLUS
      • a Bonus Rose Lesson

Info about Reference material can be found in the menu of Disc 2.

“I created this useful handbook with worthful tips to make the painting process easier. You don’t have to search through the film when you need a special info. You can print out this handbook so you have it at hand while painting and you will find all the information immediately.

In the handbook is information about paints, paper, brushes, also I discuss the handling of edges and share other useful tips for painting.”


Receive bonus free tutorial with your purchase of my Watercolor DVD ‘How to paint the white Rose’

Tutorial 'How to paint a pink rose in watercolor' by Doris Joa

With the purchase of this DVD/Online lesson

you will get my very detailed


(see photo left)

about how to paint a pink rose in watercolor



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How to paint with watercolors as Video Online LessonOnline Video means that you can watch the video immediately after your purchase. You will get a file with a password to view the video online. Downloads are not offered. But the video is there for you 24 hours a day. You can watch it on your tablet, smartphone or computer – when ever you want.
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8 reviews for Watercolor Workshop DVD – Learn how to paint – Create a complete painting – paint subject, leaves & background – for all skill levels

  1. Marie, Australia

    I have watched a good part of the White Rose video & I am very pleased that I bought it. You are to be congratulated, as the detail, camera angles, painting techniques are perfect! Everything is explained fully. I would have no hesitation in recommending your White Rose Video to anyone who wants to improve their water colour technique. You are very welcome to quote me.
    Marie, Australia

  2. Hazel, USA

    Hi Doris, Just to say how much I am enjoying watching your DVD, I have just printed out the handbook which is full of useful tips, and I am now looking forward to painting (hopefully) a successful rose portrait. I always enjoy visiting your site…. Best Wishes

  3. Gail B., USA

    Should have written to you yesterday to let you know that the DVD arrived but I got so caught up in watchin your CDs that I couldn’t tear myself away! You are a wonderful teacher! I can’t wait to watch them again. I took notes the first time …..you share so much information that it make me want to try practicing right away but I have to get some paper first.

  4. Susan M., USA

    Thank you very much Doris.
    I got the file and am enjoying the videos immensely. Your work is awesome – so beautiful! And what I have had time to see of the videos, they are very good – love to see how you do every petal. I hope soon to purchase the video on leaves.
    Thanks again so much for this wonderful learning experience.

  5. Yvonne de V. The Hague, The Netherlands

    I love the DVD. It is so beautiful to see the rose coming to live on the paper. You let us see step by step how to paint a white rose, leaves and a beautiful background. Very detailed with clear explanation how to paint, what colors to use and how to mix them. It is very helpful and with this DVD you inspired me to paint again.

  6. Susannah, Uk

    This dvd is so helpful. Now I know how to give my paintings the professional touch. Thank you. I will buy more.

  7. Christine

    WOW, what a fantastic watercolor lesson. I am painting and painting and cannot stop. My paintings have improved so much with all my new knowledge. Thank you so much.

  8. Elizabeth Allen

    This course is so valuable to me. A plethora of information regarding mixing paints, colors, free reference material, and most of all, watching Miss Joa paint. {I learn better from seeing than reading} I learned her technique of painting to create a more realistic flower which I have been striving for. Her explanations as she is painting taught me to see more and I learned more. Thank you so much for this most valuable course. I wish I had found this course when I first learned watercolor, now changing the way I paint and mix colors.

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