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!
- 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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- Etchr Studio Team