Having trouble wrapping your brain around gouache?

Yes! I want “Gouache Made Easy”

I show you exactly how to paint with gouache, even if you have never touched the medium or you tried before and gave up.

Are you stuck at trying to layer with gouache?
How about controlling the consistency of gouache?
  • Looking for a way to be able to control gouache better?
  • Want to use gouache to depict light and shadow?
  • Ready to build your confidence in a medium that is growing in popularity?

If you've tried to DIY it before, you know how difficult it can be to layer with gouache. I'll show you how to paint with gouache in a way that lets you build on top of the underlying layers without disturbing what’s underneath!

Gouache Made Easy
  • Learn the advantages and disadvantages compared to other mediums
  • Learn what supplies are must-haves in order to save time and money (even learn how to make your own lightweight field box for under $50!)
  • Learn how to start a painting quickly and effectively
  • Learn how to correct and strengthen your composition - Learn how to paint better as you learn the medium!
  • Learn how and when to add detail, highlights and refinement to finish a painting successfully!

If you’re tired of your gouache practice being a mess, and not having a direction...

My ECR Method of Establish-Compare-Refine walks you through the exact steps you need to follow in order to create a great painting. It’s so logical and straightforward, yet leaves so much room to express yourself!

So why is painting in gouache sometimes so. Dang. Hard?

Your paint dries on the palette before you’re done. Your colors look thin and weak. Your colors look dull and chalky. You feel like you’re wasting paint sometimes! Why don’t your gouache paintings look as vibrant as you want them to?

  • You don’t want to waste paint anymore.

  • You fear that you’re not “doing it right?”

  • You think you’ll never “get it?"

It doesn't have to be that way.

When I first learned to use gouache, it was done in a way that was very rigid and not very fun...

It wasn’t until I saw artists treating it as a true painting medium and not just for design that I was opened up to the world of gouache as a legitimate fine art medium.




Even so, it took me years of learning, trial and error, and experimentation to get to where I am today.

That's why, in just 8 weeks (the length of a typical college art course), you will see a transformation not only in your understanding of gouache, but in your understanding of painting at large! These are lessons that you will be able to take into other media beyond gouache!

You've got a master of gouache living inside of you.

Don’t hesitate to bring that master out of you!

Want To Know If
Is Right For You?
  • Do you want to learn to paint with gouache but don’t know where to start?
  • Have you tried gouache before but you’re struggling with your current methods?
  • Are you having trouble getting rich color? Radiant light and deep shadows?
  • Are you having a hard time keeping your gouache fresh and feel like you’re wasting paint every time you paint with gouache?
  •  Are you having trouble with the specific nature of gouache and don’t know the solution?

If you answered YES to any of these questions, then "Gouache Made Easy" is right for you. 


What's Inside The Course?

Module 1
Module 2

Gouache supplies and setup

The Nature of Gouache: Demos showcasing the advantages/disadvantages of gouache

Module 3
Module 4

 The Potential Of Gouache: Showcase Demo

Establish Your Composition In Gouache

Module 5
Module 6

Compare Relative Shapes And Colors - learn how to fix your own paintings!

Module 7

Gouache As Watercolor

Refine And Finish Your Painting

Module 8

Traditional vs. Acrylic Gouache

$130 for 1-Year Access

Meet The Teacher

Sergio Lopez,

Professional Fine Artist, San Francisco Bay Area

Humble beginnings as a creative person can lead you down a path to make your dreams realized in the future with enough hard work. 


What I hope to bring to the world is an understanding of the importance of beauty for the human soul by creating the most beautiful awe-inspiring works I’m capable of, and helping others create their art at the greatest capacity, then communicating why these works matter. 


My paintings are the truest representation of what I want to express and what I believe to be the best representation of what I consider beautiful. They present my skillsets in all facets to the highest degree and what I want you to have the ability to access.


Since beginning participation in events in 2010, I have won the Carmel Art Festival in 2017,  Sonoma Plein Air’s grand prize award in 2013, the Valona Paint Out best of show award twice, 3 awards in the San Clemente Festival, and many more.

This course shows you everything you need to learn about gouache in detail from wherever in the world you are!

You don’t need another free Youtube video or Instagram Live to try and piece together your gouache education. You need a teacher to guide you through the process and showing you actionable steps toward mastery!
Things To Know Before You Join
"Gouache Made Easy":

It does take time and effort to internalize the lessons put forth in this course. Getting the info in front of your eyes is easy. Learning them will mean you have to show up and do the (fun) work. If you buy this course but let it sit there and collect digital dust, well maybe this course won't help you.


  • If you’ve always wanted to learn to paint in gouache...
  • Or if you’ve tried it before and want to learn how to use it better...
  • And if you have a few hours a week to dedicate to your painting practice...
  • If you’re willing to follow simple steps toward mastery...
  • And you have the drive and motivation to see your improvement over time...


Then I invite you to enroll in “Gouache Made Easy” (offered by Sentient Academy) and see how simple learning to paint in gouache can be!

Getting Signed Up Is Easy!

Click here to be taken to the sign-up page on the Sentient Academy website where the course is hosted. You will create an account on the website which will become the portal you access the course from.

PS. Did you skip to the bottom?

I get it. I do the same thing too on long sales pages ;-)


Well, here's the deal:

At the end of this course, you will have learned how to control the consistency of gouache in order to be able to build up a painting using layers. You will have learned how to paint a variety of different subjects in gouache and how to depict light and color with this medium. You will also have learned much about universal artistic principles, such as composition, that you can carry into other media.

Simplify your method of gouache painting so that you have a clear plan to create a work of art everytime!

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