Paint with Paul and he'll help you reach the next level of artistic confidence and ability as he guides you through a painting, illustrating the principles of design, color, value, composition and the mechanics of watercolor.
Through informal lectures, discussions, demonstrations and critiques you refine your personal painting style. Come prepared to be entertained, make new artist friends and find logical and creative answers to your watercolor problems.
Paul will demonstrate the versatility of watercolor paint. You will learn how to work in thin layers of washes to build up luminous colors. Paul will lead you step-by-step with demonstrations of the painting process. Emphasis will be on what makes a good painting, planning the entire picture area, the importance of thinking through the composition, good division of shapes, value planning, what to communicate about the subject, and how to correct mistakes.
If watercolor is your passion, then this highly energized painting workshop is for you! Paul's stress-free, positive approach toward the act of painting will inspire you to loosen up and have fun again. Expect an intense, concentrated and lively workshop where you will elevate your understanding of watercolor. Beginners are always welcome!
Paul is the author of Painting Spectacular Light Effects in Watercolor and The Wandering Watercolorist.
January 15-18 Indio, California
Coachella Valley Watercolor Society: cvws.org
February 15-17 Gulfport, Mississippi
March 6-9 Jackson, Mississippi
Mississippi Artists Guild: martistsguild.faso.com
March 19-22 Dawsonville, Georgia
Georgia Watercolor Society: georgiawatercolorsociety.com
April 5-7 St Louis, Missouri
Heartland Art Club: heartlandartclub.org
May 1-4 Charlotte, North Carolina
Nancy Couick Studios: nancycouick.com
July 29-Aug 2 Michigan
Crooked Tree Arts Center: crookedtree.org
Aug 19-23 Birmingham, Michigan
Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center: bbartcenter.org
Aug 26-29 Louisville, Kentucky
Kentucky Watercolor Society
September 9-12 Hawaii
Hawaii Watercolor Society: hawaiiwatercolorsociety.org
October 28-31 Landgrove, Vermont
The Landgrove Inn: Tom Checchia at email@example.com
August 12-14 Nevada Sierra Watercolor Society
June 1-5 North Carolina Cheap Joe's
October 29-31 Maine New England Watercolor Society