Painting Oceans and Seascapes In WatercolorLearn the methods and techniques to paint the active movement of the sea!
Online Class – Mondays 6 to 8pm, June 5 – June 26, 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 – June 5th – Making Water Look Right : Horizontal-ness and Reflections
There are three things to remember and get right when painting water. Explore those things this week with a calm ocean and a quiet, reflective beach.
Week 2 – June 12th – Waves and Whitewater
Learn how to paint waves in perspective and use techniques for foam and rough water. In class we paint a scene with moving waves and whitecaps.
Week 3 – June 19th – Waves and Rocks
Applied perspective helps support dynamic compositions. This class explores ways of applying perspective to support great compositions.
Week 4 – June 26th – The Active Ocean
Pull ideas, techniques and skills together in a challenging stormy ocean project.
Learn to paint the the ocean and seascapes. Class covers important ideas, methods and techniques for your seascape paintings.
Use this Basic Watercolor Supplies and Materials list as a guide.
We’ll be working on 140lb Cold Press Paper for each project. I recommend Arches 140lb Cold Press
Ocean water tends to be darker and lower intensity color than we think. Color mixes for this class will use different blues ; Cobalt, Ultramarine, Cerulean, and Indanthrene, along with earth colors; Raw and Burnt Sienna, and Raw and Burnt Umber. In addition to those, Quinacridone Deep Gold or Quinacridone Gold is a good addition.
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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.