This two-day watercolor workshop emphasizes the use of simplified composition, value structure, and color. Included are short lectures on visual structures and demos from B&W and color photos. Individual critiques will be available throughout the two days with a group critique each day.
Day 1 – First day: class begins at 9:00 AM – – 3:30 or 4:00 PM – –
Lecture on visual structure and composition with emphasis on values. A brief discussion on paints, brushes, and papers is followed by another demo from black and white photos. Painting time; end of day critique.
Day 2 – Lecture on visual structure and simplification with emphasis on values, color, light, and shadow. Demo from a color photo. Painting time and end of day critique.
MATERIALS – –
PAINTS: Azo Yellow, Cadmium Yellow, Cadmium Orange, Cadmium Red, Quinacridone Magenta, Alizarin Crimson, Dioxazine Purple, Ultramarine Blue, Cobalt, Blue, Cerulean Blue, Phthalocyanne Blue, Burnt Umber, Payne’s Gray, Ivory Black, Chinese White
BRUSHES: Round brushes, 4 to 5 sable or synthetic and a couple of squirrel (variety of sizes).
Flat brushes, 4 to 5 (variety of sizes)
Just bring what you already own.
PAPER: ARCHES Cold Press
10 X 14 or 9 X 12 – – 140/lb
12 sheets or whatever brands that you are comfortable with
OTHER: Palette, small sketchbook, thin sticks of vine charcoals, water container, paper towels, masking tape, drawing board, #2B pencils, palette knife, eraser, and a small stray plastic spray bottle
VISIT Yong Hong’s website at: WWW.YONGHONGZHONG.COM