Flat Washes in Watercolour

$137.00

In this 3-day watercolor painting workshop, participants will learn about composition and color concepts and build skills to create beautiful washes by “pulling a bead” of paint.. Flat washes watercolor course is a must for all watercolor artists.

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In-Depth Instructions

Available on Desktop, Mobile and Tablet

What You Will Learn

Class 01:

  • Overview of Composition Concepts
  • Principles and Elements of Design
  • Compositional Aids and Hints
  • Rule of Thirds & Golden Mean

Class 02:

  • Exercise #1 – Establish format, set up painting elements using “Rule of Thirds”
  • Exercise #2 – Complete three “thumbnail sketches” with different compositional ideas, using just one photo reference.
  • Color Theory

Class 03:

  • Color Wheel Basics, Color Relationships
  • Exercise #3 – Paint Color Wheel
  • Discuss Common Color Schemes
  • Discuss and demonstrate Negative Vs Positive Painting
  • Painting Technique – Flat Washes

Class 04:

  • Understanding pigment properties
  • Hue, Value, Temperature, Intensity, Granulation, Staining Quality, Lightfastness,
  • Discuss types of watercolor washes
  • Gradated, Variegated, Flat

Class 05:

  • Palette / paint preparation
  • Exercise #4 – Paint three (3) flat washes
  • Rough, Cold Press, and Hot Press Paper

Class 06:

  • Exercise # 5 – Paint three (3) gradated washes
  • Cold press or rough paper, using 3 different colors
  • Exercise # 6 – Paint three (3) variegated washes
  • Cold press or rough paper, using 3 different colors
  • Complete Two Paintings
  • We will work two paintings at once to allow for drying times between layers. Source photos provided in student area.

Class 07:

  • Step 1 – Choose analogous colors
  • Step 2 – Mix Paint
  • Step 3 – Painting 1 – First Wash

Class 08:

  • Step 4 – Painting 2 – First Wash
  • Step 5 – Painting 1 – Draw initial subject layer on top of first wash
  • Step 6 – Painting 2 – Draw initial subject layer on top of first wash

Class 09:

  • Step 7 – Painting 1 – Paint Second Wash, using “negative painting” and flat washes
  • Step 8 – Painting 2 – Paint Second Wash, using “negative painting” and flat washes
  • Repeat Steps 5 -8 for at least two (2) more layers.

Open Facebook Group to students of this course:
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Time table:
9 hours

Level:
Basic / Intermediate / Advanced

Target market:
Anyone who wants to perfect their watercolour painting skills.

Main objective:
Understand and apply the watercolour technique “flat washes”.

Prerequisite:
None

Additional information

Language

English

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