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Join artist Alex Tolstoy for this full length, 2-3hr workshop webinar creating a good number of paintings that capture the personality of trees. ** Details below ** Broadcasting live from Virginia on 27 June 2023, Tuesday at 3:30PM. Make a note in your diary.
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Join Alex Tolstoy to learn to paint trees with personality.
Many can paint what is obviously there: branches, leaves, details etc. but how about the quiet joy or mystery or majesty of a tree?
What will be painted with Alex are the simplified, usually abstract impressions of trees, showing a variety of shapes, moods, and groupings.
Reference paintings - 3 of the below will definitely be painted during the workshop, then more if time allows.
PAPER: Arches rough 140 lb natural white
PAINTS: Watercolours - oranges and reds, browns (sepia), indigo, ultramarine blue, burnt sienna, quinacridone gold, neutral tint, greens, blues, and anything else one can think of!
All colours welcome.
INKS: Sepia (FW) + walnut + fountain pen
BRUSHES: 8 and 10 point rounds, mop, rigger (Black Velvet and Escoda brands are great)
OTHER: White gouache, paper towels & Q-tips, old paper to tear into strips, palette knife