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Portraiture in Watercolour Workshop with Caroline Marsland

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Portraiture in Watercolour Workshop with Caroline Marsland

October 29 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Monday, repeating until November 5, 2018

Mondays 15th, 22nd,29th October and 5th November

2PM to 5PM

A workshop focused on having fun with watercolour, using traditional and contemporary techniques with experimentation to capture the character and personality of the sitter. Emphasis building up layers, wet in wet, dry brushing and exploring how the student can use artistic licence in their representation of the sitter. Aspects included will be drawing and observation, colour mixing, facial proportions and tips to achieve personality. Suitable for absolute beginners and those who wish to advance their portrait skills.

COST – £60 for four weeks

CONTACT – Email – caroline.marsland@gmail.com                                                                        Tel     – 07543642277

Lawrence’s Studio,

16 Kingsthorpe Rd, Hove, BN3 5HR

 

 WORKSHOP AGENDA

 

WEEK 1

This week will be all about skin tones. We will be looking at how to build up layers of washes in different ways to achieve all types and ages of skin. There will be tips on how much water to use with the paint and colour mixing. Also included will be advice on how to introduce reflected colour into skin as well as using unusual skin values.

WEEK 2

Features.  Demonstrations will be given on how to paint eyes, nose, ears and lips. Using dry brushing techniques and tips on working slowly from light to dark. Building on last week’s learning, we will be looking at how to introduce colour from the background and clothes into the features in detail.

 WEEK 3

This week, the theme is backgrounds and clothes. Students will be shown how to create a variety of different backgrounds with colour harmony. Advice will be given on how to match the background to the sitter and there will be demonstrations and tips on painting clothes and patterns

WEEK 4 

Loose painting in portraiture. This week is dedicated to splatter, drip and experimentation. We will be using large brushes and paper to play with paint and personality. Using contemporary techniques, demonstrations will be given on how to let rip with expression and colour

YOU WILL NEED

Watercolours, brushes (one round approx. size 10 with a good point and a rigger), palettes, watercolour paper.

Details

Date:
October 29
Time:
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Venue

BN3 5HR
16 Kingsthorpe Road
Hove, The City of Brighton and Hove BN3 5HR United Kingdom

Organizer

Caroline Marsland
Phone:
07543642277
Email:
caroline.marsland@gmail.com
Website:
http://www.carolinemarsland.co.uk/