During this course you will learn how to paint flowers using watercolours. The technique strongly emphasised is how to paint drops of water on petals
The course structure follows a logical progression from detailed illustrated instructions regarding the materials you will need, through to the drawing process, a techiniques demonstration, a short but comprehensive colour theory, lesson followed by detailed painting demonstrations for you to enjoy. Finaly you will be shown examples of Artists paintings and alternative approaches will be discussed.
There will be hand outs for you to download to be used as reference during the course.
The lectures are very easy to follow and the course encourages individual development therefore each student is encouraged to work at their own pace. Some will finish the course in a couple of hours, others will take longer.
If you wish to learn or already enjoy water colour painting and want to discover some new techniques and ways of working, then you will find this course both informative and enjoyable.
The first stage when making a painting can be daunting. This lecture clearly shows how to be spontaneous and the correct technique to use when starting your Flower Painting.
Complimentary Contrast is and important aspect to consider when making paintings. This lecture explains not only the theory but how this has been put into practice throughout the History of Art and how this phenomenon exists in the natural world.
By following the short video Flower Painting - Stage 2 you will learn how to achieve a more life like effect using appropriate techniques and processes
This lecture demonstrated a range of techniques used when painting Water Drops. These techniques demonstrated are used to make all manner of shapes and it is therefore and essential process for watercolour artists to learn.
This Video shows how to wipe away existing paint which is a vital skill to learn when becoming a Watercolour artist.
All the steps are clearly shown and easy to follow and once mastered this technique will play an important role in your future paintings.
This final stage will complete your painting. The high lights will be emphasised, the shadows adjusted and the water drops will become clear and precise.
There are different ways to produce this effect and this lecture will describe another method. Both approaches are equally valid but it is useful to try them both in order decide which one is more successful for you.
I am a professional Fine Artist and a graduate of the Royal College of Art in LondonUK
I have exhibited widely in London UK, New York City USA, Dubai UAE, and more recently in Athens Greece.
Throughout my career I have taught in University Art Departments in London and other parts of the world my latest post being in Crete, Greece where I have a studio.
Watercolour painting has always featured in my own work, and I have taught this subject successfully to beginners and more advanced students for many years. I have developed a wide knowledge of the medium and teaching issues which arise, and I am confident in my ability to provide a comprehensive enjoyable course which is quite unique.