Northern Landscape. Watercolour course. Beginners. ZOOM. September 28, 2021 @ 10 AM EDT

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If you admire beauty and clearness of Northern Landscapes.
If you want to learn how to use a minimum colour palette.

Then this course is for you!

Unleash your inner artist!

ZOOM package for online study with full teacher support.

START Tuesday September 28th, 2021

6 ZOOM classes with private access to class video recordings;
6 homework reviews (text or video) 
6 paintings;
9+ practical exercises.  

Video access: 
6 weeks with teacher support 
Lifetime for self-studying

What this course gives you?

You will learn step by step how to work with the intriguing and unpredictable media of Watercolour. You will learn how to feel the “power” of your brushes. How to be brave and more confident with them. You will become familiar with Ala Prima and wet-on-wet watercolour painting techniques. You will understand how to create beautiful and simple landscapes using minimum colours on your palette.

What is in the course?

How to make clean and cloudless washes.
How to mix the colour and how to control their flow into each other.
How to recognize the value and tone of the colours.
How to make your painting look balanced.

Zoom will be used to host live interactive classes. After the class you will get a private access to Zoom class recordings. The online study process will be simple, stress free and understandable for every student. There will be a lots of exercise that will help you to become confident in landscape painting.

You will get access to all support materials previous of the first day of the course. Please print them or make sure that they will be available at your device(s) for use during the class.
The homework reviews will be provided weekly according the schedule.

The schedule:

ZOOM class 1.
Brush work.

September 28, 2021 10AM to 12PM EST Montreal
Homework by October 4th, 2021.
Review by October 7th, 2021.


ZOOM class 2.
Two tones landscape and seascape.

October 5, 2021 10AM to 12PM EST Montreal
Homework by October 11th, 2021.
Review by October 14th, 2021.


ZOOM class 3.
Even and gradation washes. Three tones landscape.

October 12, 2021
10AM to 12PM EST Montreal
Homework by October 18th, 2021.
Review by October 21st, 2021.


ZOOM class 4.
Grizal. The Colour Theory. Tone scale. Mountain.

October 19, 2021
10AM to 12PM EST Montreal
Homework by October 25th, 2021.
Review by October 28th, 2021.


ZOOM class 5.
Multicoloured wash. Abstract landscape.

October 26, 2021
10AM to 12PM EST Montreal
Homework by November 1st, 2021.
Review by November 4th, 2021.


ZOOM class 6.
Alternative wash. Storm sky.

November 2, 2021
10AM to 12PM EST Montreal
Homework by November 8th, 2021.
Review by November 11th, 2021.


Student’s work:

Materials that I am going to use during the course;

This list is only for your information, there is no need to get exactly what I am using:

Watercolour paper, per class:

  • A few sheets of Strathmore watercolour paper, 400 series, cellulose, 300gm2 - for explaining the brush work and type of washes;
  • one or two sheets of Strathmore watercolour paper, 500 series, 100% cotton, 300 gm2  - for the class practice;
  • And /or One or two sheets of Arches watercolour paper, cotton, cold press or rough, 300 gm2, size A4; for the class practice;

Watercolour brushes;
- Round # 10-12, # 6 and # 2; Escoda, Dainayw, Paul Rubens; Chinese Line-drawing brush

- flat synthetic brush 11/2 or larger (Grumbacher, Santa Fe Art Supply, Connoisseur ) 

- Liner brush (Princeton, Artist’s Loft)


Watercolour paint:

IMPORTANT; Paint in tubes gives you the best results.

This is the list what I am going to use during this course:

Olive Green

Cerulean Blue 


Burnt Umber

Neutral Tint

Payne’s Grey

Permanent Alizarin Crimson

White Gouache (optional)


White pen, Gelly Roll, 08, Sakura, Japan


COPIC White Opaque

Northern Landscape Palette

Artistic tape;

Watercolour board (the board which you will tape your watercolour paper to) and plexiglass board (any plastic board that the wet paper will stick to); You can use any smooth surface board big enough to place your paper on it; glass, mirror, flat baking sheet. 

Watercolour palette with a large surface for mixing pigments and one 6 wells palette. Alternatively, you can use a white ceramic plate and a few white ramekins, or small jars. 

A Pencil 3H and 2B and Eraser;

Two large jars for water;

Paper towels;

Hair dryer.

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