Watercolor Workshop, Painting From Photographs, Turn A Dull Photograph Into A Lively Sunny Painting | Patrick Ley-greaves | Skillshare

Watercolor Workshop, Painting From Photographs, Turn A Dull Photograph Into A Lively Sunny Painting

Patrick Ley-greaves

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9 Videos (1h 31m)
    • Skillsharepreview

      2:38
    • Lesson1

      4:29
    • Lesson2

      13:57
    • Lesson3

      7:43
    • Lesson4

      2:04
    • Lesson5

      11:19
    • Lesson6

      14:52
    • Lesson7

      21:01
    • Lesson8

      12:39

About This Class

My Class is designed to help you turn your uninspiring photographs into personal works of art. I will demonstrate techniques that help you plan your painting to get maximum light and color from dull photographs. 

What Will You Learn

  • How to turn a dull scene into a painting full of light
  • How to paint loosely and confidently in watercolor
  • You will learn how to simplify shapes
  • How to use a simplified palette of colors to achieve colorful results 
  • How to mix colors, keeping them fresh and bright
  • How to create a value sketch prior to painting

Join me for my watercolor workshop, ask questions, upload your work and lets work together on getting you on the road to successful watercolor painting. 

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I love his style and approach to colour work.
This class was a great intermediate class! I needed to work on light and shadows, and this class addressed that well. It also had some great color mixing techniques that I had not seen before. Thanks!
I love this teacher. very easy to understand steps.

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British born artist Patrick is a totally self-taught land and seascape painter. Patrick has been painting the watercolor for the last 30yrs and has taught students in workshops throughout the UK. He has developed a large following through his teaching on YouTube and his website Pure Watercolour. Patrick enjoys en Plein air painting throughout the summer months and when time allows he travels extensively throughout Europe and Asia in search of inspiration.

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