VIEW-Anna Ivanova

``Texture in Still Life`` in Watercolor by Anna Ivanova

Class Information

Day 1: Sunflowers

Day 2: Melon on the Table

“I will talk about drawing anatomy, some specificity, features and personality of both.
We will paint both paintings in wet-on-wet watercolor technique. I will talk about my technique, time values and light aspects. We will work step by step. I will paint and explain everything before giving you time to do your part. I will also give you continuous feedback”.

The class is live and interactive on ZOOM

Dates: Jan 14-15 from 9am-1pm Pacific Time 

Level: Intermediate to Advanced

Participants: Max 20

Medium: Watercolor

Price: $224 for 8 hours

Class Format

The Class is live on ZOOM

  • A host from the VIEW Academy will facilitate the meeting, admitting you if you connect late, helping you with technical problems, etc…
  • The V.I.E.W. workshop is live, interactive and hands-on
  • Anna will demonstrate step by step,  breaking up the process in manageable steps, giving you time to paint during the live session
  • You will be able to ask questions directly to Anna
  • You will be able to show your work to Anna to get personal feedback and critique
  • You will enjoy interactivity with fellow participants
  • You can keep the recordings of the class forever

What you will learn in this Class

  1. The wet-on-wet technique
  2. How to make strong color and tone in one layer
  3. How to use tone values to create a 3D effect on paper
  4. How to make a saturated and deep in tone final wash

Biography-Anna Ivanova


Anna Ivanova is an artist with big creative potential in the world of watercolor. She is a master  in watercolor of such a themes like ballet, portrait, still life and animalistic.

She won a numerous awards in watercolor and took part in the most prestigious exhibitions such as Shanghai International Watercolour Biennial 2012 (Excellence award), the Biennial of St.Petersburg Watercolour society, «Re- interpretation 2015», China 2015, Taiwan World Watercolor exhibition 2017 (excellence award), Taiwan, The Young artists watercolor exhibition 2017, China among others.

Anna had the honor to be a leader of Russia in watercolor at the exhibition «Fabriano in Acquarello», Italy 2015, Large Size Watercolor Competition, Mexico 2016 (Golden medal) , participant of  The International Watercolor Biennial “Large format”, Serbia  2017-2019.

Anna also had exhibits:

  • in Brioude International Watercolor Biennial.  – France 2017-2019
  • the international watercolor exhibition “Watercolor masters” Russia 2018
  • the international watercolor exhibition  «World of modern watercolor» Russia 2021

Samples of Anna Ivanova's Art

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Sandy G.

The Price of US $224 for 8 hours includes:

  • Documents to help prepare for the class
  • Personal feedback during the class
  • The access to our VIEW Facebook page so you can share and communicate with the VIEW Academy community of artists and teachers.
  • The recordings of the class that you can keep forever
  • If you can’t attend, you can buy the recording only (same price).
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