Learn the basics of this wonderful, fluid media. Learn about the tools we use to express ourselves - the paints and brushes and surfaces. Learn to overcome your fear of the dreaded blank piece of paper. Learn about drawing and composition; about planning a painting. Learn by trying your hand in a supportive environment. Learn that it is just a piece of paper. Take the first steps in a journey that can touch your heart and soul.
Workshops take place over 6 weekends at a set time from 9AM to noon.
2017 WORK SHOPS
Journey outdoors and be inspired by the actual place or house or flower or whatever you choose to capture in paint to show the world. Techniques discussed will be:
How to do a quick sketch in watercolor that could be a finished work or become a reference study for a painting you do later.
How to capture that perfect moment when the light and shadows are just right...
How to prepare for plein air a painting trip.
Air Brush & Watercolor
How you get paint on the paper is a matter of choice. The fine gradation of air brush is a great look in itself but also can be used in junction with traditional brushes. We will learn about this tool and the techniques you can use to employ it in your watercolor work.