Technique Workshops

gail WILL TRAVEL TO YOUR LOCATION TO BRING ANY OR A COMBINATION OF THESE WORKSHOPS TO YOUR GROUP. SEE BELOW FOR CONTACT INFORMATION

  • Open-flow under paintings: A watercolor painting is applied over a luminous abstract underpainting.
This is an example of the above process.

PATIO SHADOWS
  • Monotype paintings: Multiple hand transfers of watercolors are applied to paper.
This is an example of the above process.

THE BEET GOES ON
  • Paintings on Masa Paper: A painting on oriental paper that has been glued to watercolor paper.
This is an example of the above process.

RUBAN POIRE ABRE
  • Disappearing Purples: A technique using purples to establish your shadow patterns, under local color, that creates interesting and glowing shadows.
This is an example of the above process.

PEAR BASKET
  • White on White: Learn to use the energy and sparkle of the white of your watercolor paper to achieve more glowing paintings.
This is an example of the above process.

BRITISH BONNETS
  • Wax-resist batik: A painting on oriental paper that uses wax resist.
This is an example of the above process.

CAMELLIA RETICULATA
  • Let it Flow: Objective: Release your creative juices and the artist within using good design and color harmony. Technique: Pouring and spraying masking fluid and watercolor. Results: A dramatic and exciting painting with sparkling whites and wonderful surprises.
This is an example of the above process.

KC’s KOI BOYS
  • Brushless Watercolor: Producing a watercolor painting without using watercolor brushes, watercolor pencils, pens, or palette knives.
This is an example of the above process.

5 O’CLOCK SOMEWHERE

 

  • Texturize Your Watercolors: Let your inner artist out. The process of manipulating watercolor over gel medium. Results: A highly texturized painting.
This is an example of the above process.

SOUTHWEST SHAPES
  • Portraits in Watercolor: Learn to create fresh, glowing skin tones, as you learn to paint portraits. If the skin tones are not fresh and glowing, it is hard to believe someone is really in there!
This is an example of the above process.

REBECCA YOUNGBLOOD & ANGELA MOSER
  • Spirit Painting: Creating an image from a photograph to watercolour paper.
This is an example of the above process.

THE RECITAL
  • Exploring abstracted traditional paintings in watercolor: This luminous abstract shaped underpainting technique will take your watercolor paintings to a new level. You will incorporate collage papers and other materials into your compositions.
This is an example of the above process.

HORSES OF A DIFFERENT COLOR
  • Resurrection Technique: Breathe new life into an old painting with restructuring it by weaving and/or collage.
This is an example of the above process.

QUEEN ANNE UNLACED
  • Reflective Surfaces Technique: Painting silver, copper, glass and other reflective surfaces in primary colors.
This is an example of the above process.

HENRY CLAY’S LADLE
  • Color: Theory and Application: This topic was first developed, by gail, to be presented as a one-day workshop for the Tennessee Watercolor Society. Subject matter includes: the color wheel, pigment characteristics, color mixing and color relationships. A portion of the workshop is for the students to come to an understanding of how their psychological color profile effects their color choices in painting.
  • Neutrality: Learning to use neutrals to punch-up your color.


Call gail or Ken at (678) 603-1502 between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm Eastern Time.