Watercolor Painting Workshop - The Art & Design of Light
DESCRIPTION: Painting with I.D.E.A.S. Intent, Design, Emotion, Awareness and Simplicity – A new approach to connecting with, and capturing your scenes.
FEE: Addison Art Guild MEMBERS . . . .$60
NON-MEMBERS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $70
Location: Addison Trail High School (room 140 - Art Room)
213 Lombard Rd
Addison, IL 60101
Most workshops teach the Design, and the How to’s…this workshop will strengthen also other approaches and equip you with innovative ways of working to making your paintings remarkable.
Personally, I’m really looking forward to this workshop and I’m so excited and thankful for your interest. This is a class designed for students who want to learn the art of painting.
Emphasis will be on discovery of Intent, (why paint this scene in the first place) What’s the Emotion behind the purpose of painting this scene over any other? We’ll dive into Design and the basics of good design and the value of having a solid design and a strong center of interest. Through value sketches, we’ll work out a plan of action. We’ll study light, mid-tone and dark value shapes to tell the best, Simplified “story” to create maximum impact. We’ll paint emotionally and with full Awareness of what is happening, and like a dance, we’ll learn to respond accordingly and to be comfortable with improvising with our art. Specific techniques will be addressed to help students make positive decisions and work through to complete paintings, all with much fun and no fear.