Tonal Contrasts with Howard Jones

With your host John

Join watercolour artist Howard Jones for this educational 1 hour Art Class webinar where he will be demonstrating the use of tonal contrasts. * Details below * Broadcasting live from Wales on 10 February 2022, Thursday at 2PM (UK time). Please make a note in your diary.

NOTE: When attending the live event, your video and microphone are deactivated by default. You not only get the opportunity of painting along and asking questions to the artist, you will also receive an exclusive 15% discount off their follow up 2-3hr workshop.


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This live event will be recorded and the highlights published on YouTube a day or so later. The exclusive discount is only given to attendees of the live event.

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**See Reference photo and recommended materials below**


A shorter prelude to Howard's longer, 2-3 hour workshop webinar, you will commence learning how to use tonal values resulting in being able to achieve a tonal balance in your paintings.

Howard will be working in Portrait orientation (Vertical format)

Useful links:

Reference photo


Materials Top-Up

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• PAPER: 15 x 11 inch. NOT surface. 140lb (300gsm) Any good quality cotton rag paper is ideal. I will using Arches.

• PAINTS: (Must be Tube paints) Colours x 6: Ultramarine Blue / Burnt Sienna / Cadmium Red Light (or Vermilion) Raw Sienna / Paynes Grey / White Gouache

• BRUSHES: x 4:1 inch Flat (Synthetic & Natural blend) / Size 20 Round ( or large Mop) / Size 6 round with good pointed tip / Size 2 or 3 Rigger (please include any personal favourites)

• OTHER: 3b Pencil / Putty Eraser / Kitchen Paper / (1”) Masking Tape / Flat water tub / Palette with large mixing area ( A white enamel camping plate is ideal) / An atomizer water spray bottle / A board to tape your watercolour paper to / Plus any personal favourite items.

Try to get a 20% angle on your board