Practical Perspective For Watercolor Painting

Learn the simple basics of linear perspective and how to use it to improve your watercolor paintings in this class

Class Meets Mondays, February 20 – March 13, 2023, 6 to 8pm Eastern Time

Learn the easy rules of Linear Perspective and how to use them in your watercolor paintings. We even cover Aerial Perspective!

 

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TEACHING TIME

4 LIVE CLASSES – STEP-BY-STEP PAINTINGS AND DEMOS

PERSONALIZED CRITIQUES

4 GROUP CRITIQUES – INDIVIDUALIZED FEEDBACK

REFERENCE INFO AND VIDEOS

CLASS INFO SHEETS AND VIDEO TUTORIALS

CLASS RECORDINGS

FOR REFERENCE AND REVIEW

Class Schedule:

Week 1   – February 20th – Basic Linear Perspective

One and Two Point Perspective; where and how to use them plus the ONE THING TO KNOW when applying Linear Perspective.  

Week 2   – February 27th – Linear Perspective In Real Scenes

Simple perspective drawings teach us the basics but most scenes involve more complex perspective relationships.  Learn how to see and manage more complex perspective scenes. We also cover Aerial Perspective this week. 

Week 3   – March 6th – Perspective and Composition

Applied perspective helps support dynamic compositions. This class explores ways of applying perspective to support great compositions. 

Week 4   – March 13th – Unusual Perspectives For Drama And Mood

Delve further into perspective ideas that add drama and mood to your paintings. 

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Class Description

Practical Perspective For Watercolor Painting

Mondays, February 20 – March 13, 2023, 6 to 8pm Eastern Time

Learn the easy rules of Linear Perspective and how to use them in your watercolor paintings. We even cover Aerial Perspective!

Four 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!

MATERIALS

Use this Basic Watercolor Supplies and Materials list as a guide for basic materials.

These materials are also recommended:

  • Tracing paper or vellum
  • Some large pieces of drawing or bond paper – 11×17
  • A large drafting triangle or straight edge

Questions about the class? Send me an email using the form below.

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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.

Professional Memberships

  • 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.

I've take several workshops, some taught by prominent and well-known artists. Tony's was, by far, the best in it's quality, approach and teaching style. The small class formate facilitated learning.” - Jane C. , Setauket, NY

Of all the instructors I have seen, you are the most informative. Your method of teaching is so easy to follow and absorb. I wish I lived close enough to attend your classes. You are also a very patient, approachable person . All excellent, Tony!” - Catherine M. , Ontario, CN

I have learned more in this two-day workshop, than in all other watercolor classes I’ve taken” - Rita S. , MA

" Thought there was a perfect balance between theory & practice.  The points you wanted to stress were given clearly & concisely.  You are so passionate about your work.  I have come home energized & enthusiastic - which is exactly what I wanted from the workshop.  " - S. H., Saline, MI

"I've taken several watercolor workshops, some taught by prominent and well known artists. Tony's workshop was by far the best in its quality, approach, and teaching style. The small class format facilitated learning." - J. C., Setauket, NY

" Tony is a wonderful, knowledgeable teacher who shares with warmth and humor" - J. M, Astoria, NY

" Overall, the three days were amazing. I find myself looking at everything in terms of value. " - A. C., Bloomfield, NJ

"...but, Tony Conner has thought of it all, organized it perfectly, and made it fun and inspiring." - G. B., New York, NY