Artist/ Instructor: GORDON HENSCHEL - Outline

TWO-DAY WATERCOLOUR playshop

Day 1:
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

A. Theory

-introduction and nature of watercolour
-materials and equipment
-colour
-pigments

B. Practicum
- demonstration
- practice and critique

Day 2:
9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

A. Painting Techniques
-washes-flat wash, graded wash, running pattern, wet-in-wet
-direct painting-pencil drawing, pencil and wash, pen and
wash, tracing and layouts, drybrush
-wipe-out techniques
-positive and negative spaces
-design of a composition
-organizing a painting

B. Practicum
- demonstration
- practice and critique

Note:
1) The above outline is the basic skeleton of the playshop. Each group has its own level of experience and therefore has different interests and needs.
2) Beginning and ending times are negotiable.
3) For those who would like to bring a lunch bag, I will be available through the lunch hour.

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