Inspired By Watercolour

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Inspired By Watercolour

Location: Atelier Artista, cSPACE King Edward (4th Floor, 1721 – 29 Ave. SW)
Dates: Thursdays, eight-week session, October 18 – December 6, 2018
Time: 12:30 – 3:30pm
Cost: $350 (early registration fee $300 due by October 15, 2018)

This class is limited to eight participants.

This Course Will Cover:

  • A thorough grounding on the trinity of watercolour, wet on wet, wet on dry, dry brush, plus glazing.
  • Colour mixing, using a full palette of permanent light-fast colours.
  • Colour theory, colour exploration.
  • Composition, emphasizing the focal point.
  • Information on brushes, papers, palettes, easels, paints (opaque and transparent), knowledge on the order of application, finishes, framing.

You Will Learn About:

  • Materials
  • Washes
  • Values
  • Drawing process
  • Volume and depth
  • Manipulating light and dark
  • Interpreting and finish

What to Expect:

This course will provide a fundamental approach to watercolour, for beginner to intermediate students, with an emphasis on transparency, colour mixing, brushwork and washes. Students will work from still-life, photo reference of landscape, portraits and master copy. Ample painting time will follow the daily demo with a critique towards the end of each class.

We will explore the works of Winslow Homer, John Singer Sargent, Edward Hopper, Charles Demuth, and others.

To register, please contact Cameron Roberts by email at

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