Painting Figures In WatercolorLearn easy ways to create loose, expressive figures for your paintings.
Live Classes On Zoom – 6 to 8pm, Mondays, March 20 – April 24, 2023
Info for the first class including ZOOM link will be sent by email upon registration.
6 LIVE CLASSES – STEP-BY-STEP PAINTINGS AND DEMOS
6 GROUP CRITIQUES – INDIVIDUALIZED FEEDBACK
REFERENCE INFO AND VIDEOS
CLASS INFO SHEETS AND VIDEO TUTORIALS
FOR REFERENCE AND REVIEW
Week 1 – March 20th – The Human Figure : Basic Proportions
The most basic mistake we make when painting the figure is in basic proportions. Learn basic proportions and how to apply them to a figure in this class.
Week 2 – March 27 – The Human Figure : Clothing/Folds/Gathers/Creases
Clothing generally drapes itself over and around the figure in predictable ways, creating folds and creases in the process. This class introduces ideas a simple ways to create them with watercolor.
Week 3 – April 3 – The Human Figure : The Clothed Figure
Pull together ideas from the first two weeks with exercises and follow-along demos to help you create great looking, simple clothed figures in watercolor.
Week 4 – April 10 – The Human Figure : Standing and Walking
Let’s get them moving! Standing and walking figures are the easiest of all. Practice getting relaxed movement in this class.
Week 5 – April 17 – The Human Figure : Sitting and Lounging
Figures that are sitting or lounging create the unique problem of foreshortenting. Overcome this problem with a practical approach in this class.
Week 6 – April 24 – The Human Figure : Figures In Your Scenes
In this final week, we’ll add figures to our scenes and make sure they look right using linear perspective to help!
Painting Figures In Watercolor – 6 to 8pm, Mondays – March 20th – April 24th, 2023
Learn how to create loose, expressive clothed figures in watercolor with this online class. It’s easier than you think!
6 week online class that includes:
- Weekly pre-class assignments for extra preparation and learning
- Recorded weekly critique of pre-class assignments
- Online Class
- Access to recording of each Online Class (available for at least a month after the last class)
Can’t make Monday evening classes? The combination of pre-class assignments, critique and class recordings allow you to work at your own pace and own schedule! Many folks take classes this way!
Use this Basic Watercolor Supplies and Materials list as a guide for basic materials.
These materials are also recommended:
- Tracing paper or vellum
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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.