Perspective in Watercolour - Buildings, Landscape, Figures WEA Sydney

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$241 Limited inc GST / $217

Perspective in Watercolour - Buildings, Landscape, Figures

<p>Master the art of perspective with pen and watercolour using simplified techniques. Learn to sketch and paint one and two point perspective of any building. Explore distance perspective in the

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Master the art of perspective with pen and watercolour using simplified techniques. Learn to sketch and paint one and two point perspective of any building. Explore distance perspective in the landscape, including clouds, mountains, water and figures. Explore colour mixing and matching, as well as composition, tone and working from photographs. Class and individual comprehensive demonstrations provided. All skill levels.

DELIVERY MODE

  • Face-to-Face

COURSE OUTLINE

  • One and two point perspective for buildings using simplified techniques
  • The importance of the eye level line and vanishing point
  • Distance perspective for water, mountains, ocean and skies
  • The value of scale with figures in the sketches
  • Colour mixing and matching
  • Using shadows to create form and solidity
  • Learning to work from photographs

LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Understand how the eye level line and vanishing points are used to create accurate perspective in buildings.
  2. Understand perspective in water, figures, mountains and skies
  3. Use learned knowledge to draw buildings in one and two point perspective
  4. Understand how to accurately use reference photographs
  5. Learn to create various buildings textures such as bricks and roof tiles
  6. Use shadows to effectively create solidity and depth

MATERIALS LIST

  • HB and 2B pencils or a clutch pencil 0.5mm; Pencil sharpener
  • Waterproof black pigment liner 0.05mm
  • White plastic eraser and grey kneadable eraser
  • Small and medium waterbrushes, Sizes 3 and 5 suitable. Imitation sable or synthetic brushes can be used, please bring all brushes you have
  • Colours: Cadmium Lemon; Cadmium Yellow; Cadmium Red; Permanent Rose; French Ultramarine; Cerulean Blue; Burnt Umber; Burnt Sienna; Sepia. Bring all the colours you have. Winsor Cotman colours (less expensive) can be used as well as Winsor & Newton artists colours or other brands
  • Sketching palette with coloured pans OR tube colours
  • Watercolour Sketchbooks – 300gsm smooth (not rough) cold pressed. Approx 8x5 (20x12.5 cms) is a good size or A4 or A5 size watercolour paper - 300gsm cold pressed, smooth. Do not use cartridge paper which will buckle

IMPORTANT: Please arrive to the first class with all the relevant materials. A lack of materials is not just a handicap to you but to the ability to teach. Materials cost is not included in a course fee. In the event of a course being cancelled WEA cannot be held responsible for the purchase of any course materials. We therefore suggest you purchase your materials closer to the time of the course commencing.

ART SUPPLY STOCKISTS

The following stockists below are examples of places you can buy art materials from:

  • Art on King: 199-201 King Street, Newtown. Ph: 9516 2342
  • Eckersley's Art and Craft Store: 93 York Street, Sydney. Ph: 9299 4151. Also located in various locations throughout Greater Sydney.
  • Parkers Art Supplies: 3 Cambridge Street, The Rocks. Ph: 9247 9979
  • The Art Scene: 914 Victoria Road, West Ryde. Ph: 9807 6900
  • The Sydney Art Store: 11 Salisbury Street, Botany. Ph: 9699 2162

You can also purchase materials from places such as Dymocks, Officeworks, Spotlight, Lincraft or online art suppliers such as Art Shed Online.

Leonie Norton

BA(VisArt), BFA(Hons)
Leonie Norton, BA(VisArt), BA Fine Arts (Hons) Plant & Wildlife Illustration, Graduate Diploma VET (Adult Ed) and Cert IV in Assessment & Workplace Training. She has taught various workshops and...