John Haycraft conducted a workshop on watercolour painting.
The day was divided into two parts:
in the morning I will be focusing on the Concept of Painting: how we think about the design and composition of our pictures to create a rhythm and a centre of interest. Too often I see paintings fail not because of technical difficulties with applying watercolour, but with poor planning. I will be addressing this with several demonstrations and tasks for the class to complete.
The afternoon will be given over to technique, understanding a 4-part value plan and when to make decisions about what method of painting to use when. Again, I will demonstrate and the class will have time to practice their own technique.
It will be a very busy day and I always start my classes on time, with minimal breaks.
Bristol board or heavy cartridge paper
Most attendees will, I imagine have their normal watercolour kit, brushes, colours, etc. They should bring that plus a palette or containers that they can mix up large areas of colour. Don’t bother bringing small brushes!
Please contact me if there is any clarification required.
John is a professional artist, architectural illustrator, teacher and author of several books on painting and drawing, based in Sydney.
He has won the Newcastle Art Prixe, 2014 and was a finalist in both the City of Sydney Art Prize 2009 and the Winsor & Newton Watercolour Prize 2009.
“Ready” 750 x 1100 watercolour, winner Newcastle Art Prize 2014
Booking this Workshop
You can book this workshop online via this KAS website.
Any inquiries please contact either Anne Carpenter on 0411 034 413 or Thomi Graham on 0408 891 702