Learn to capture the spirit of your subject in this art class preview with architectural illustrator Brian Ramsey (@b.ramsey1973). He’ll teach you that small is beautiful with two postcard size paintings of the countryside. You’ll learn to keep your lines loose and simplify your colour choices.

Check out the reference photos if you want to paint along!

Topics Covered:

  • Painting small to warm up
  • Beating white-page-panic
  • Capturing the spirit of your subject
  • Using loose lines
  • Curating a collection of small paintings

Enrol in Brian's Mini Workshop (Enrol in our US$6.00 Mini Workshops)

In the Mini Workshop, Brian will teach:

  • Painting several pieces with a theme
  • Preserving individuality in a collection
  • Choosing colours for a collection

Etchr Products mentioned:

  • Watercolour Brushes: Set of 10
  • Etchr Pearlescent Watercolours
  • Watercolour Postcards: Cold Press

Other materials mentioned:

  • Uni: Pin: Dark Grey Fineliner 0.1
  • Uni: Pin: Dark Grey Fineliner 0.5
  • Daniel Smith Watercolours: Quinacridone Gold, Quinacridone Rose, Cerulean Blue Chromium, Green Gold, Undersea Green, Hansa Yellow Medium, Transparent Pyrrol Orange

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See you!

- Etchr Studio Team

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