Learn to paint successful watercolour portraits in this art class preview with artist Sarah Stokes (@sarahstokesartist). She’ll show you the importance of seeing and creating correct tones from an image. You’ll learn her techniques and the value of each material she uses. She’ll paint a small part of a portrait, which you will complete in the 90-minute art class.

Topics Covered:

  • Basics of tonal value 
  • How value works for faces
  • Practical exercises to understand value and tone
  • Seven Steps to get started with watercolour
  • Finding the values in your painting

Reference: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1GURbkuhIJlENdDCFA_56QzJaFXcQnrK2/view?usp=sharing

Sample: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1XIxOQL5rW0YMS23g62RwDpdTVZ0kEtip/view?usp=sharing

In the 90-minute art class, Sarah will teach:

  • Wet-on-dry and dry brushing techniques
  • Showing light with a limited palette

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