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Join leading painter Tim Fisher (aired live on Thu 6th Aug '20) as he paints Oaks Cottage, Loughrigg.


In this workshop, aimed at all abilities, you will be exploring how to turn a low key photograph into an interesting and exciting painting using ink line work combined with a limited palette of watercolours.


If time allows we will also be exploring brush techniques with a view to developing different foliage styles and shapes.


If you can't make the date or want to re-watch it, you can also watch the video of the live session by clicking the unlocked video below (when available). If it isn't unlocked, you can purchase it by visiting the shop here: https://shopkeepeasy.com/timfisher


See video, reference picture, materials required and paintings received below.

Reference Picture:

Workshop Video (to unlock this video, purchase here)

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Materials Required Watercolour paints (preferably tubes)

- French ultramarine blue (equivalent colour Cobalt blue)

- Primary yellow (equivalent colours, cadmium yellow, lemon yellow)

- French vermillion (equivalent colour Alizarin crimson)

- Yellow ochre (equivalent colour raw sienna)

Brushes

- Jacksons pure squirrel mop size 6 or any squirrel with a round 6mm ferrule

- Size 8 round brush (nylon or synthetic)

- Size 12 round brush (nylon or synthetic)

- 3/4” flat brush (nylon or synthetic)

Paper

- Watercolour paper 11”x15” not surface, 300gms Bockingford, Arches, Saunders Waterford or any surface you are familiar with. Plus a spare piece for tree practice

Other items

- Drawing board that can be tilted (books or blocks can be placed under the edge)

- 3B pencil

- Eraser

- Water container

- Watercolour palette

- Kitchen roll

- Masking tape

- Bottle of white FW acrylic ink or equivilent

- Fine waterproof drawing pen eg. Pitt artist Pen. (Test for waterproofness before the workshop)

- Hairdryer

Paintings sent in to us:

Join professional artist, John Devitt (on Tue 25th Aug '20 at 3.30PM) to paint a quirky coastal scene.


In this 2-3 hour masterclass you will be focussing on how to completing a quirky coastal scene from the beginning drawing to the final brushstroke. I will explore the kinds of colour combinations which I feel work particularly well and how to make those colour choices work really effectively in a painting.


We will look at drawing which involves very little perspective at all and the tips tricks and techniques that “ lift “ a painting including depth and intensity of colour and how to portray buildings simply to eliminate the fear of “getting it wrong“. You will be working from one of John's paintings which we will reproduce in the masterclass. In addition John will be explaining how he chooses his subjects and the small things that enhance his particular style.


> Click here to secure your place on the live webinar <


If you can't make the date or want to re-watch it, you can also watch the video of the live session by clicking the unlocked video below (when available). If it isn't unlocked, you can purchase it by visiting the shop here: https://shopkeepeasy.com/johndevitt


See video, reference picture, materials required and paintings received below.


Reference Picture:



Workshop Video (to unlock this video, purchase here)

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Materials Required

  • Watercolour paper. John uses The Langton 140lb Rough Grain pads as I find I don’t need to stretch this paper to work on. But any decent rough grain paper will do.

  • Watercolours. John uses White Nights/ St.Petersburg Watercolours but again any reputable watercolours will suffice but definitely include : indigo, yellow ochre burnt sienna burnt umber and sap green or olive green and cadmium yellow. It doesn’t matter if you’ve got pans or tubes.

  • Brushes. John only really use two brushes - a medium sized brush for large areas in a painting and a smaller one with which you can achieve a fine edge.

  • Waterproof Pens. John uses Staedtler Lumicolour (Fine) and Unipin Fine line 0.2 mm. These two particular pens are both waterproof instantly and fadeproof.


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Paintings sent in to us:

Join John Devitt for a free online webinar on Tue 11th August at 2pm (UK time). All ages welcome. Approx 45min.


In this short class, John will be showing us how to produce a small coastal scene using waterproof pen and watercolours. We will start by drawing in the main subjects before adding colour with a limited palette. Following this he will show us what little tricks he uses to enhance a painting in this style. By the end of the class we will have completed a post-card sized watercolour painting to be proud of!


> Register to take part on the Zoom webinar here <


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Reference sketch:


Materials Required:


Reference image above.

  • One fine watercolour brush and one a little larger if possible.

  • Watercolour paints ( I will only be using 4 colours - indigo, yellow ochre, burnt sienna, burnt umber - but you can use similar shades if you don’t have them to hand.

  • Watercolour paper, I use The Langton Rough Grain 140lb pads

  • Waterproof pens I use Staedtler Lumocolour Fine and Unipin Fine Line 0.2mm but anything similar as long as it’s waterproof will be fine.

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