Learn how to create loose, moving, and evocative watercolour paintings with free and generous brush strokes. Join us for this art class preview with artist Steve Griggs (@stevegriggswatercolor) where he will show us a wet-on-wet technique to paint the background of a waterscape.

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

Topics Covered:

  • Choosing colours
  • Painting with granulating colours
  • Scratching and lifting techniques
  • Using a sketchbook with intention
  • Understanding the difference between seeing and copying

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

In the Mini Workshop, Steve will teach:

  • Wet-on-wet technique for a variety of scenes
  • Using loose brush strokes
  • Adding nature to a cityscape
  • Generating ideas that capture the artistic eye

Etchr Products mentioned:

  • Pearlescent Watercolours: Golden 12 Half Pan Set
  • Gouache Brushes: Set of 8

Other materials mentioned:

  • Arches Aquarelle Watercolour Paper, 300gsm/140lb, Rough
  • Daniel Smith Paint (Colours: Ultramarine Blue, New Gamboge, Cadmium Yellow Medium Hue, Cadmium Red Medium Hue, Quinacridone Gold, Pthalo Turquoise)
  • Princeton Neptune Quill #4, #6, #8; Round #8, #10, #12; and Flat 1”
  • Water Containers
  • Pocket Knife
  • Facial Tissue
  • Various Sized Spray Bottles
  • Masking Tape
  • Painting Board to Mount Paper

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See you!

- Etchr Studio Team

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