Sunset Bay Beach Scene: Waves in the Wind

This video showcases a step-by-step watercolor painting of a windy Sunset Bay scene by the talented artist and art instructor Vinita Pappas. She tackles challenging elements like distance, ocean waves, clouds, and wind with impressive expertise. The video is shot in Vinita's studio located along the Oregon coast, where she recreates the painting using as a reference a previous plein air painting of the same scene. Vinita begins by introducing the palette of colors she is using, she also explains the tools and supplies she is using. Overall, this video offers a unique opportunity to learn how an experienced landscape master brings a stunning Sunset Bay scene to life using watercolor. The video provides many valuable insights into the process and techniques, making it an excellent resource for both amateur and professional artists.
Watercolor Class Preview: How to paint a beach scene featuring crashing waves, rocks, trees and skies Know the colors, brush sizes, paper, and other supplies you will need to paint the beach scene How to sketch out a beach scene as a guide before you begin painting How to tilt your painting board slightly and why it helps with the techniques in this painting How to use a wet-on-wet technique for the sky How to transition colors by mixing and adding to wet paint already on the paper How to use a spray bottle to create clouds Why test colors on scrap paper before adding them to your painting How to paint crashing waves and rocks using wet-on-dry technique How to create the illusion of moving water with uneven brushstrokes and negative painting technique How to use a spray bottle to blend colors and soften edges How to use light and dark colors to suggest depth How to suggest shadows on rocks How to paint realistic trees with wet-on-wet technique Why it's important to paint in the same direction as the rocks drawn How to add detail and shadows to create a large rocky surface using a wet-on-wet technique How to paint trees with a spray bottle and...

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Vinita Pappas
Vinita Pappas


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