Enrol in Watercolour Painting - Big Skies, Clouds & Landscapes
Course Code: ARTS1665
Interpret the drama and beauty of the Ontario landscape while challenging yourself to take risks and explore watercolour painting. Flat, graded and variegated washes and drybrush techniques will be reviewed and built upon. Learn methods of painting on hot and cold pressed paper with different moisture content (wet on: dry, damp and wet) to achieve various edges and dramatic effects. With colour theory central to instruction, learn to mix a variety of intermediates and neutrals from pure primaries, unifying your work and avoiding mud. Study will include cloud formations and how light, water content and wind define their properties. Proportion and composition will be discussed to inform pleasing design choices. Value, contrast and aerial perspective will be considered to achieve an illusion of pictorial depth. Instruction will include daily demonstrations.