WILLIAMSBURG CONTEMPORARY ART CENTER

adult CLASSES ˜ fall 2019

Advance registration is required.

Continuing Watercolor - Painting From Your Own Photo

   AF-327-   /  Wednesday, 12/4, 12/11/ 12/18

         Location: WCAC - 110 Westover Avenue             Times: 9:00 - 11:00 am
            Course Fee: Non-Members $120.00
            Members $105.00
Instructor: Elizabeth Greaf

Now it's time for you to select one of your own photos and begin painting your own subjects.  Please do not use someone else's photo from a magazine, etc. They are copyrighted and not legal to use unless you have the copyright holder's written permission.  It is also more rewarding to work from a photo scene that is personal to you. 

Prior to the first class, please complete the drawing/s from your own photo in your sketch pad.  The instructor will work with students individually as you progress from your drawing through the development of your painting. She will help you plan your approach to your painting, make paint color choices, and decide where to use mask, etc. 

Class I: Getting the drawing right. Please bring the drawing/s you completed and your sketch pad.  Elizabeth will critique you while you work on getting your drawing sized correctly for your watercolor paper. She will also help you plan the process for doing your painting.

Classes II and III: You will continue to work on your painting at your own pace.  Elizabeth will provide guidance and support during this process.

Throughout this series, feel free to listen to instruction given to other students - it may be very useful.  Elizabeth will stop as needed to demonstrate painting techniques to address issues encountered while working with students. You will find both Elizabeth and your fellow students supportive as you work through the stages of learning how to paint in watercolor.

Materials:  Upon enrollment, you will receive an email with the materials necessary to complete this series.