• Introduction-Intermediate
  • Painting

This course will provide a fundamental approach to watercolour, for both the beginner and advanced student, with an emphasis on transparency, colour mixing, brushworks, washes and illumination while being true to the John Singer Sargent approach to the medium. Students will work from still life, landscape and a model and can expect demonstrations followed by ample painting time, and a critique towards the end of each class.


Tuition $475 | Materials fee $35 | Total $510

Notes: This class will incorporate and accommodate various skill levels. Returning students are welcome.

Upcoming Sections

CodeInstructorDates & TimeDaysLengthRegister
252Brian HoxhaSept. 13, 2018 to Nov. 29, 2018
TERM - FALL 2018
Thursdays
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
12-week courses$510.00

What you will learn

  • a thorough grounding on the trinity of watercolour, wet on dry, wet on dry and dry brush, plus glazing.
  • Colour mixing, Using a full palette of permanent light-fast colours. Colour theory, colour exploration
  • Composition Theory, emphasizing the focal point.
  • Studies of the technique of Winslow Homer, John Singer Sargent, Edward Hopper, Charles Demuth, and others.
  • Using Masking Fluid
  • Glazing techniques
  • Manipulating wet into wet washes
  • manipulating drying times
  • Chine-collé papers and colour papers
  • Scoring and scraping
  • Emphasizing Form
 
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