How to paint winter landscape in just one hour!

Workshop, dedicated to watercolor miniature, with a step-by-step explanation of every secret of winter landscape!
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  • Lectures 9
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 2/2016 English

Course Description

One of our artists, Tatiana Anisimova, in just one hour explains how to create a magnificent winter landscape and shows every step on practice. Simple technique, detailed explanation, and precise methodology gives every beginner a chance to create competent piece of art and obtain an excellent result. You’ll paint your work on the first try. The teacher of this course will give you and easy and clear explanation of how to use watercolor to paint snow, flurries, snowstorm, snowy trees, and smoke coming out of the chimney. With this knowledge anyone will be able to make winter landscape from picture or from memory, without an guidance. This course consists of 9 videos and lots of winter landscapes for examples and inspiration. To do this course you’ll need one hour or more, depending on your experience in watercolor.

What are the requirements?

  • “Arches” watercolor block, 180 or 300 g/cub.m
  • For the sketch you’ll need a B or 2B pencil (hardness marking), eraser.
  • Three brushes of different size: big, medium and thin (kolinsky stable or squirrel).
  • Watercolor paints (24 color set): the teacher is using watercolors of the “Nevskaya palitra” factory (St. Petersburg, Russia).
  • Masking fluid “Drawing Gum” by “Pebeo” company.
  • For the snowstorm you’ll need white gouache and an old toothbrush.
  • In case you don’t have these exact materials – just use whatever you have.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • While learning, you’ll paint your winter landscape with watercolors from start to finish.
  • As a result you’ll have at least one watercolor painting or greeting card.
  • You’ll learn how to work on your landscape stepwise: on wet and on dry surfaces.
  • You’ll learn how to mark your paining on the paper correctly, and how to choose right format for your work.
  • You’ll learn to use masking fluid.
  • You’ll be able to paint white smoke from the chimney without any special tools or whitewash.
  • You’ll learn how to make a multidimensional landscape composition of the painting.
  • You’ll easily paint snowy trees and roofs without whitewash, therefore the paper will remain white as it should be in watercolor painting.
  • You’ll learn what paints are preferable for winter landscape.
  • You’ll paint magically beautiful snow that reflects sky colors.

Who is the target audience?

  • You’ll become able to add nuances that are important for the image, and especially for the landscape you invented or took as a basis for your work.
  • This course is created for novices who don’t have any watercolor experience
  • It is also good for those who have moderate experience in watercolor.
  • Children over 10 years old, passionate about painting, will also be able to do this work.

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Section 1: Introduction
Pencil sketch
Section 2: Practice
Work with masking fluid. Designing the edge of the painting.
Setting the coloring of the sky. Painting sky on wet paper. Creating smoke
Painting snowy trees. Another application of masking fluid.
Painting the trees: working on middle and dark shades. Adding volume.
Roofs and house walls. Snow, its color. Shades and light places.
Other examples of color composition. Design of the inside part of the gree
Snow at the foreground. Adding details. Painting snowstorm with gouache.
Final masking fluid removal. Designing of the edge of watercolor miniature

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Instructor Biography

Tatiana Knyazhitskaya, Artist, publisher. Art Historian, PhD.

I specialize in the promotion of contemporary art.

I graduated from the Faculty of History, St. Petersburg State University and I am PhD in Art History. Author of books in the field of history of art and stained glass history. I has published over 100 articles in popular and scientific magazines. Member of international conferences in the field of art.
The organizer and leader of the largest specialized web resource on the history of stained glass art.

I organize exhibitions, workshops and art conferences. Here I present created under my leadership training video tutorials.

We work with the best artists and mentors to convey their knowledge to mankind.

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