Take two courses for 12 weeks and get 2 classes FREE!
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!
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 technical secrets you can use in your watercolour painting.
How to make a value illusion of clear and cold air.
Learn how important the quality and type of brushes used for watercolour painting. How to use masking liquid and why.
What you need to know about the colour chaos and how to use this knowledge.
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 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 prior to 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.
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 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 or Paul Rubens watercolour paper, 50% 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;
– Round # 10-12, # 6 and # 2; Escoda or Dainayw;
– flat synthetic brush 11/2 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:
Permanent Alizarin Red
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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Access to support materials is scheduled a few days before the first Zoom class.