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Painting water in the landscape

Overview

Painting water in the landscape is always a challenge and there are many ways artists interpret this subject. In this fun and challenging one day workshop you will learn the fundamental skills in painting and drawing water in the landscape in acrylic or oil paint from a photo. Experienced and qualified art tutor and practicing landscape artist Ochre Lawson will guide you in learning new skills, demonstrations and looking at master artists through history.

You will learn:

  • Skills in observation and composition of the landscape 
  • How to see and paint perspective in the landscape
  • How to divide the picture plane
  • How to create a sense of depth
  • How to mix tone and a limited colour palette 
  • How to lay out a pallet
  • About different landscape artists and their approach

Introduction to Watercolour with Landscape

Outline

In this fun and informative one day workshop you will learn the fundamentals of using watercolour and pencil to render the landscape. Professional landscape artist Ochre Lawson will facilitate this workshop with demonstrations of different techniques using both pencil and watercolour. She will also talk about master artists and how they interpreted the landscape.

Things you will learn

  • How to divide space in the landscape 
  • Basics of landscape composition
  • Perspective and proportion in the landscape
  • How to use limited watercolour and rendering tone
  • About Chroma, Hue and Tonal effects 
  • About Master artists