Watercolor is taught through different methods and tools : works on paper wet and dry, use masking fluid, china, and other special materials.
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STILL-LIFES AND FLOWERS
In a second time, we study from life, and explore how to fade the color, organize composition and contrasts.
We will see how to create the effect of water and trees. Various types of paper (rough, smooth etc. …) and brushes will be used according to the subjects.
We study the figure, trying to see how to make the color of skin and its nuances.
To improove watercolor we also do sketches in studio that help to understand prospective and how to semplify a subjetc.
The use of other mixed materials and processes is also interesting to find new ways of expression.
Using calligraphy Cinese brushes, china and rice paper, you can try the fascinating traditional Japanese painting called sumi-é, which is based on a more gesture approach to painting.
Threw series of exercises inspired from the repertoire of japanese painting (birds, bamboo, flowers, etc …) let us discover the charm of this Eastern technique.