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SKA Art Series: Techniques & Theory with Howard Jones. Four deep dive classes.

With your host John


Watch series summary:

Learn from watercolour artist Howard Jones in this four part art series, filmed live from Wales.


There are four, 1hr art tutorial webinars, covering a number of complimentary subjects and techniques. ** Scroll down for further class details **

 
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PART I: Brush Techniques

Broadcast 10 Jan '23


SUMMARY

In art, the range and quality of the brushstrokes conveys the experience, feeling and conviction of the painter.


Join Howard as he walks you through how to create washes, lift-outs / dry brush and expressive brush marks all of which can be used in your future paintings.


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MATERIALS
  • Any good quality 140lb (300gsm) watercolour paper (NOT type surface) examples: Arches / Saunders / Winsor & Newton

  • Watercolours, Ultramarine Blue / Burnt Sienna / Aureolin (yellow)

  • Brushes: 1 inch flat / ½ inch hog bristle flat / Size 5 Round/ Size 10 Round / Size 3 Rigger.

 
PART II: Values

Broadcast 17 Jan '23


SUMMARY

Value is one of the elements of art that dictates how light or dark colours appear on the page. A basic shift in the value of a colour can communicate light source, focal point and depth.


In this art class Howard will cover the (Notan) grey scale, tones in colour and how, why and where to use tonal values.


Created in class

Reference photo

 

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MATERIALS
  • Paper: Any good quality 140lb (300gsm) watercolour paper (NOT type surface) examples: Arches / Saunders / Winsor & Newton

  • Watercolours : Ultramarine Blue / Burnt Sienna

  • Brushes: Brushes: 1 inch flat / ½ inch hog bristle flat / Size 5 Round/ Size 10 Round / Size 3 Rigger.

 
PART III: Focal Point

Broadcast 24 Jan '23


SUMMARY

A focal point is the area of a picture that attracts the eye, it is the part of the picture that we find naturally fascinating and want to know more about it.


Join Howard to discover how to use a grid. How to make the focal point pop, as well as examples of how to find your focal point within your photo or other visual references.


Created in class

Reference photo for class

 

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MATERIALS
  • Paper: Any good quality 140lb (300gsm) watercolour paper (NOT type surface) examples: Arches / Saunders / Winsor & Newton

  • Watercolours: Ultramarine Blue / Burnt Sienna / Cadmium Scarlet (or Cadmium red)

  • Brushes: 1 inch flat / ½ inch hog bristle flat / Size 5 Round/ Size 10 Round / Size 3 Rigger.

 
PART IV: Simplification

Broadcast 31 Jan '23


SUMMARY

In paintings, simplifying can make your painting and your visual message clearer and easier to understand.


Howard will show you how to identify the composition, first in grouping big shapes, then smaller shapes before adding the final detail.


Created in class

Reference photo for class

 

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or message on the Patron WhatsApp

 
MATERIALS
  • Paper: Any good quality 140lb (300gsm) watercolour paper (NOT type surface) examples: Arches / Saunders / Winsor & Newton

  • Watercolour: Ultramarine Blue / Burnt Sienna

  • Brushes: 1 inch flat / ½ inch hog bristle flat / Size 5 Round/ Size 10 Round / Size 3 Rigger.

 
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