Watercolor V- Masters
Watercolor V – Masters-ONLINE
General Public - $78 per series
Garden Members - $70.20 per series
Create landscapes or seascapes in watercolor from your own photos that inspire you or one the instructor supplies. We will be utilizing advanced techniques to create textures and depth within a refined composition. This class is suitable for anyone 16 and older with a working knowledge of color theory and design elements as well as intermediate to advanced watercolor painting experience. Two-hour classes taught by Deanna Weinholtz. In order to maintain the safest environment possible, classes will be offered via Zoom Meeting, a free online audio-visual platform.
All adult classes and workshops are recorded and are available for four weeks after the class. Therefore, if you miss a class, you will have four weeks to catch up on the class at your convenience. Review our class information and procedures for more information.
A beautiful journey along a creek of water, rocks and trees will bring many exciting challenges to a watercolorist. This Masters class will explore how to capture the shimmer of light through water and create your own masterpiece. We will utilize advanced techniques to create shadows, depth and texture within your watercolor painting.
April 14 - Students will be given photo reference before the first class (or they may use their own), and will be asked to draw their subject on watercolor paper before the first class. Day one instructor will give a demo of setting up the path of light and starting the under painting. Students will begin their paintings.
April 21 - Glazing and several different textural techniques are demonstrated and students will begin adding these to strengthen their paintings. Palette knife is demonstrated and explained how it is useful in many aspects of creating texture within a watercolor painting.
April 28 – Mr. Clean Magic Eraser is demonstrated and how it can create dramatic effects through the path of light. Students will begin to apply these techniques to their paintings. Glazing to create shadows and depth will continue.
May 5 – Glazing and all the techniques that were learned will continue to strengthen paintings. Any remaining questions about individual paintings will be addressed.
Incredible Beach Sunsets – May 26, June 2, 9, 16
Let’s take a trip down under through our paintings! Deanna will be creating an incredible sunset from a beach in Australia. You may paint the same scene or use one of your own photos to create reflections in the surf and sand.
May 26 - Demonstration how to create intensity within watercolor in the sky. Students begin their paintings.
June 2 - Glazing techniques will be added to sky, water and sand.
June 9 - Reflections in sand and textures added.
June 16 - Final details added to paintings.
Falling Waters – July 7, 14, 21, 28
Rocks, moss, waterfalls, trees, what better way to push your creative abilities. We will be experimenting using rubbing alcohol, salt and watercolor pencils to create textures within our paintings.
July 7 - Watercolor pencils, rubbing alcohol and salt are demonstrated to add details to paintings. Students begin their paintings.
July 14 - Glazes are added with a brush and watercolor pencils.
July 21 - Glazing of watercolor continues as details are added to the rocks.
July 28 - Final glazing added to painting to give painting depth. Splattering of paint will be added to make the waterfall come to life. Any remaining questions about individual paintings addressed.
Fall Splendor – August 18, 25, September 1, 8
This series class will have you adding your acquired skills together to create a beautiful fall walk. Composition, color theory, trees, rocks, leaves, water, reflections will all be utilized to paint your masterpiece. Deanna will take you on virtual “field trips” introducing or reviewing how to paint all of the elements.
August 18 - Composition and basic color theory will be reviewed. Students will begin planning their compositions and palette.
August 25 - Demonstration of elements in painting. Students begin their paintings.
September 1 - Demonstration of elements, textures and reflections.
September 8 - Glazing, textures and final touches are added to paintings. Any remaining questions about individual paintings will be addressed.