Your choice of medium: watercolour, acrylic, oil, pastel
How to capture water in your painting, when it is always changing? Water is translucent, reflective, ever-moving, calm, turbulent, flowing. And water can be a puddle, an ocean, and any size in between. What wonderful challenges to the artist in any medium! Why not take a few days to study how to paint water? This is a great class for painters who like to do scenic paintings from photos or to paint outdoors and who need to practice ‘getting water right’.
Day 1. Create mini ponds for study, sketch what you see, and consider water’s nature
Day 2. Video study: flowing waters – brooks, streams, rivers; sketching observations, creating one small painting
Day 3. Video study: bodies of water, part 1 – lakes, seas, oceans; sketching observations, creating one small painting
Day 4: Video study: bodies of water, part 2 – lakes, seas, oceans; further observations, creating one small painting
Day 5: Video study: waterfalls – sketching observations, creating one small painting
Expect plenty of guidance from your instructor and a lot of skill training in this series!
Supplies: Participants receive a 20% discount at the Paint Spot on these supplies:
- Sketchbook approximately 5x7” + 2H + 8B pencil + blending stomp
- Bring art clothes, hand-/tea-towel, lunch/snack + drink
Watercolour painters, bring your paints, masking fluid + brushes, small watercolour pad/block or large sheet quartered
Acrylic + oil painters, bring your paints, brushes, mediums, + 4 small canvases, canvasboards, or a canvas pad
Pastelists, bring your pastels + pad of pastel paper or 4 small sheets of sanded pastel paper
Location: 10007 80 Ave Edmonton www.paintspot.ca (780) 432 0240