Painting Realistic Water
Water is often seen as a difficult subject to paint, but with thecorrect techniques and an understanding of the subject, you will have all the information you need to paint realistic water scenes using oils or acrylics.
This course will provide information on:
Understanding the benefits of creating value maps and studies and how to use them effectively
How to create the best composition for your water painting
Recognizing various types of water surfaces and how the environment affects their appearance
Understanding how reflections appear on and in water and how to paint them realistically
Technical painting information on supports, materials, colour, values and painting application
Each week is reinforced by a practical exercise, culminating in you creating a final painting based on the information and techniques that you learn during the course. A step-by-step demonstration for the final painting and personal instruction throughout, show detail and techniques that will build your technical skills and help you develop an understanding of how to paint this unique, ever changing subject.
Who should attend?
The course is open to all levels of experience; previous experience in using oil or acrylic paint is recommended. Participants should be prepared to complete additional practice work outside of class time.
NOTE: Oil paint is used by the instructor for this course. Participants may use acrylics, but techniques and colour palettes may differ.