Canadian Landscape. Watercolour mini video course. Alberta.

Explore the Canadian landscapes of Newfoundland and Labrador, Alberta and Ontario in this set of mini-courses.

Upgrade your skill level and widen up your artistic horizon!

Extend your watercolour skills while painting the fauna, coasts and seascapes of Newfoundland, the mountains, lakes and parks of Alberta and the Winter fairyland of Ontario.

Alberta is one of mini-course of the Canadian landscape set of courses. You will travel through well known national parks Jasper and Banff.

What this course gives you?

You will practice to paint mountains, trees, forest lines and water surface reflection. You will experimenting with colour palette to create the illusion of depth of crystal clear turquoise lakes. You will finish at least four large paintings plus practical exercises.

What is in the course?

This course contains four lessons. You will continue to learn the theory of atmospheric perspective and use this knowledge in practice. You will paint four landscape scenes, where you will experiment with different techniques of creating the illusion of water reflection. You will learn the how and why the tonal and colour composition depending on the time of day and the intensity of the sun light. Optionally you will learn how to emphasize reflection by adding decorative elements to your painting.

The lesson list:

Lesson 1.

Jasper. Paradise.
Maligne Lake. Spirit Island.

In this first class you will study the basic rules of atmosphere and tonal perspectives. You will do a few practical exercises to refresh your wash skills and brush work. You will practice painting scenery of the Paradise space. You will practice to create the illusion of light and a peaceful landscape using a pastel tonal palette.

Lesson 2.

Banff. Morning light glow.

In this lesson you will continue to learn the basic theory of atmospheric perspective. You will do a few practical exercises on how to create a fog and mist effect. You will learn the layering algorithm of painting to create the illusion that the subjects are located at different distances from a viewer. You will practice painting a gorgeous scene of the mountains over the lake where you will continue practicing creating reflections on the water surface.

Lesson 3.

Banff. Moraine Lake.

In this lesson you will start with an exercise to practice a pine tree painting. Then you will practice painting Moraine lake in Winter.

Lesson 4.

Jasper. Golden Sunset.

In this lesson you will paint the fantastic sunset over one of the lakes of Jasper National park.  You will learn how to create the illusion of the last sun rays reflecting on the running water surface.  Optionally you will learn how to emphasize the effect of golden reflection by using an application of the golden leaf.

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4 lessons
8+ hours of video step-by-step tutorials 
4 technical exercises
4 final paintings

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4 lessons 
8+ hours of video step-by-step tutorials 
4 technical exercises
4 final paintings
4 video homework reviews   

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CANADIAN LANDSCAPE IN WATERCOLOUR

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR

MINI VIDEO COURSE FOR INTERMEDIATE

You will learn the theory of atmospheric perspective and use this knowledge in practice. You will paint four landscape scenes with different viewpoints.

You will learn how important it is to understand where the line of horizon is and how it changes the impression of your painting. 

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CANADIAN LANDSCAPE IN WATERCOLOUR

ONTARIO

MINI VIDEO COURSE FOR INTERMEDIATE

You will explore the winter wonders of the province which will brighten your days with fairy tail winter sceneries.

In the course you will learn how to paint trees, snow and clear sky.

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