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Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes (approx)
Essential Watercolour - Boats and Harbours
Harbourside locations provide a wealth of inspiring subjects for the watercolour painter, from boats, water and reflections to the surrounding buildings and landscape. For artists new to such complex scenery it can also seem rather daunting! Paul offers advice on selecting, composing and simplifying subjects in a busy setting, as well as demonstrating his watercolour techniques for capturing mood and atmosphere. Paul hopes this film will give you the confidence to go out and paint exciting watercolour harbour scenes of your own.
Duration: 1 hour 25 minutes (approx)
Essential Watercolour - Plein Air Painting
Watercolour is a perfect medium for painting out of doors, ideal for capturing the transient, atmospheric effects of the landscape. But where do you start? In this film, Paul guides you through his key techniques for handling the medium. He offers advice on choosing a subject, planning your composition and building a strategy for getting the best from an on-site painting. Studio lessons are put into practice with two plein air studies; a summer landscape featuring a sunlit cottage and trees followed by a coastal scene with the emphasis on sky, buildings and reflections. An award-winning artist and popular tutor, Paul hopes this film will inspire and encourage you to experience and enjoy the benefits of painting in the open air.
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