Workshop: Mini-harbour with Joe Dowden

With your host John

Join watercolour artist Joe for this in-depth look at painting this mini-harbour. A 2-3 hour workshop, broadcast live from England on 7 Sept 2021. Visit our video library after the event to purchase or visit Joe's shop here.

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Joe will teach you how create the building blocks of watercolour washes. From this project in how to paint the mountain and water you will have the knowledge and experience to paint many subjects in watercolour.


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Photo reference

Sketch / Value study:

Workshop painting:

Materials Top-Up

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Recommended materials

• PAPER: Stretched Arches rough or Millford, 300 not, 300gsm. Keep painting size small - A4 12"x8" recommended


• PAINTS: Watercolours - Phthalo blue, Phthalo green, Cadmium lemon, Cobalt Turqouise, (or Winsor & Newton Cobalt Turqouise Light), Gouache designers White. Burnt sienna. Green gold, Quinacridone gold, Quinacridone magenta, Paynes grey.

• BRUSHES: Sable round brushes, size 3 and 7, (Rosemary and Co series 33 number 3 and Series 22 number 7). Any wash brush. • OTHER: Household china plates to mix paint / scrap watercolour paper, scrap paper / sharp 2b pencils / kitchen roll / masking tape