"Painting Birds in Watercolor" Watercolor Mastery Workshop

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By David J Rogers,

Watercolor Artist/Instructor
Morro Bay, CA


What is this workshop all about?

What does it take to create a beautiful and convincing portrait of any kind of animal? One word...Control.

Because of watercolor's reputation for being unpredictable, most watercolor artists cringe at the thought of painting anything in watercolor that requires them to have a bit more control over the medium.

I can tell you from experience that it is easier than you think it is. Its only a matter of breaking down your subject into simple and achievable steps.

In this Watercolor Mastery Workshop, we'll be using birds as our subject, but, more importantly,  I'll be showing you how to paint any kind of animal subject by understanding a few basic universal concepts that you'll be able to apply to any of your future paintings. 

Why is this information so vital to you as an artist?

Because what I'll be sharing with you in this 3 hour workshop is essential information that every artist must know if they want to add believability to their work.

Here's just some of what we'll be covering...

*Why values are essential to turning the form and how to use them to your advantage.
*How to have ultimate and predictable control over over the medium when you need it.
*How selecting the right tools for the job will make or break your painting.
*Why darkening a value is much more than simply creating thicker pigment.
*How to use photographs as inspiration more than reference. 
*The secret to accurate colors.
*How knowing the basic simple anatomy of any animal you paint is important to a convincing result.
*Why selecting the right color and technique for your background will emphasize and direct focus to your subject and add energy to your painting.

And so much more!

Then, we will apply everything we learn to a guided step-by-step demonstration of the painting shown below. As we go from step to step, we'll discuss the techniques and concepts we learned and how they directly relate to this painting. Since this will be a live, interactive, step-by-step, hands on experience, you'll have the opportunity to ask questions in real time and have them answered by the artist.
You may think a bluebird is a simple subject, but don't be fooled. In this watercolor workshop, I promise to show you how learning to paint a simple bluebird is going to help you to make a quantum leap in your watercolor painting abilities!

This is definitely a watercolor workshop you will not want to miss.


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