NOTE: a minimum of 5 workshop participants are required for this class to make.
STUDENTS WILL NEED TO SUPPLY THE FOLLOWING MATERIALS
• Watercolor palette or ceramic mixing tray • Sketching tool (HB or 2B pencil) • Kneaded Eraser • Paper Towels • Watercolor Paint (use tubes only) set of six or more • Watercolor Paper 11X14 or larger 140lbs cold press 100% rag paper • Brushes: There are many shapes and qualities of brushes to choose from. I • would suggest a couple of synthetic flats: see below recommended sizes • 1,’’ watercolor brush • 1/2” watercolor brush • #6 Round watercolor brush • Water Container • * 1" White artist tape or Blue painters' tape (they could share if needed) • Note book • 16X20 Support for watercolor paper such as drawing or Gator Foam board.
Dwight Rose will
demonstrate ways to create a quick sketch using various shapes and
values. Using these techniques together provides an effective way for
planning the highlights of your painting before starting your final
will learn how to briefly block in a composition before tackling any of
the alluring details and playful shadows that appear to dance across
the various landscapes and subjects within your work.
photographs as reference, Dwight will demonstrate how to create
additional layers of color through the process of glazing by using
multi-colored washes, which form intriguing textures to further develop
your underpainting. He will also show how to add both realistic and
natural elements in your work, from dark shadows and foreboding skies to
sprawling fields and lustrous foliage; all with the intention of
leading up to your final painting.
The course emphasizes becoming more fluid, fresh and transparent in your color mixes. There
will be plenty of individual attention, critiques, corrective
techniques and in-depth demonstrations. Dwight will provide step-by-step
approaches from the beginning to the completion of the entire painting
process. Subjects painted will mainly be landscapes, and some prior
experience in drawing and watercolor painting would be helpful but is
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