Explore the landscapes of Newfoundland and Labrador, Alberta and Ontario in these mini courses.
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.
This four week mini course takes you to the western province of Alberta. We will travel through well known national parks Jasper and Banff. You will learn to paint the landscapes, mountains and crystal clear turquoise lakes.
Read more about the Newfoundland and Labrador mini course. Coming soon.
Read more about the Ontario mini course. Coming soon.
Take all three mini-courses together. Coming soon.
Materials that will be used during the course;
This list is only for your information, you can use materials that you already have.
Watercolour paper, per lesson:
- one or two sheets of watercolour paper, 100% cotton, 300 gm2;
- And /or One or two sheets of Arches watercolour paper, cotton, cold press or rough, 300 gm2, size A4 or bigger;
– Round # 10-12, # 6 and # 2; Escoda or Dainayw;
– flat synthetic brush 3/4 and 1 1/2 or larger (Grumbacher, Santa Fe Art Supply, Connoisseur )
– Liner brush (Princeton, Artist’s Loft)
IMPORTANT; Paint in tubes gives you the best results.
This is the list what I am going to use during this course:
Lemon yellow (optional) or any light yellow, Daniel Smith
Yellow Ochre, Daniel Smith
Buff Titanium (optional), Daniel Smith; or you can mix Ochre and Neutral Tint
Quinacridone Gold or Quinacridone Rust or Burnt Sienna, Daniel Smith
Opera Pink by Daniel Smith or Rose by Van Gogh (only for the last class)
Mineral Violet, Daniel Smith
Cobalt Blue, Daniel Smith
Turquoise by M. Graham or Cobalt Turquoise or Cobalt Green Turquoise, Schmincke
Cerulean Blue, Van Gogh
Turquoise Glacier , Schminske (optional)
Ultramarine, Van Gogh
Olive Green, Van Gogh
Undersea green, Daniel Smith or you can mix Olive Green and Indigo
Yellow Dusk, Van Gogh (optional)
Burnt Umber, Daniel Smith
Neutral Tint, Schminske
Payne’s Grey, Van Gogh
White Gouache (optional)
White pen, Gelly Roll, 08, Sakura, Japan
COPIC White Opaque;
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;
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