Basic Composition For Watercolor PaintingLearn basic Composition ideas that will strengthen your paintings right away! It is simpler than it seems!.
Online Class – Mondays 6 to 8pm, May 1 – 22, 2023
FOUR IN-CLASS, IN-DEPTH, STEP-BY-STEP PAINTING PROJECTS
WEEKLY INDIVIDUALIZED RECORDED CRITIQUES
REFERENCE INFO AND VIDEOS
PRE-CLASS INFO SHEET AND VIDEO TUTORIALS
FOR REFERENCE AND REVIEW
Week 1 – May 1st – Selecting And Placing Your Main Subject
Good composition starts with placement of your subject. Learn a simple method that works each time. In-class we’ll paint a country landscape with using this simple composition and placement idea.
Week 2 – May 8th – Leading The Eye
Learn how to create rythmn and movement in your paintings, while bringing the eye always back to the main subject. And get started on the all-important process of Value Composition.
Week 3 – May 15th – Value Composition
Learn about different kinds of shapes and their role in Value Composition. Get practice creating your own Value Compositions and converting Value To Color.
Week 4 – May 22nd – Active Composition
Pull together the ideas from class and make them your own!
Learn basic Composition ideas that will strengthen your paintings right away! It is simpler than it seems!.
This class covers simple composition ideas for determining and placing subjects, focal points, and moving the eye through the painting with pointers. Also learn a simple approach to Value Composition.
Use this Basic Watercolor Supplies and Materials list as a guide.
Much of the Composition process takes place BEFORE reaching for that precious watercolor paper! You’ll need regular drawing paper, pencils and small pieces of “scrap” watercolor paper as well.
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About The Instructor
Tony Conner is an accomplished watercolorist and and experienced instructor. His energetic approach to teaching and enthusiasm for the watercolor medium are combined to create classes that are both fun and informative. He excels at providing information and insights to individual students – meeting them where they are and helping them get to where they want to go.
- Signature Member - New England Watercolor Society
- Signature Member - Vermont Watercolor Societies
- Artist Member - Salmagundi Club
- Artist Member - North Shore Arts Association
Tony works from his studio in Bennington, Vermont.