How to Paint Snowy Mountains and Wispy Cirrus Clouds

In this watercolor painting tutorial, Steve Curl, an award-winning painter and instructor demonstrates his techniques for painting snowy mountains and skies. Steve shows how to plan the composition, calculating the amount of space needed for the sky and the land. He demonstrates how to cast shadows and executes a classic wet-into-wet technique to create watercolor drama. Join Steve on this snowy adventure and learn to create beautiful sky paintings.
Watercolor Class Preview: How to study and sketch cirrus clouds and mountains Drawing shapes and designing from careful observation rather than painting preconceived ideas of what objects should look like Wet-in-wet technique How to manage water and paint in order to create soft edges while painting How to paint the changing hues of the sky How to create soft vs. hard edges How to create depth according to the aerial perspective How to paint snow-capped mountains and its shadows Paints On The Palette (Holbein Artists' Watercolors) Opera Permanent Alizarin Crimson Permanent Violet Mineral Violet Cobalt Blue Cerulean Blue Peacock Blue Manganese Blue Nova Ultramarine Deep Prussian Blue Hooker’s Green Cadmium Green Deep Burnt Sienna Burnt Umber Indigo Payne’s Grey Paper:  Arches 140-pound coldpress watercolor paper, 12" x 9" Brushes: Silver Brush Black Velvet: Jumbo Round mop brush (medium) Stratford & York Warwick Series: Round sable brush (size 12) Stratford & York Warwick Series: Round sable brush (size 8) Miscellaneous: HB or 2B pencil Kneaded eraser A towel or rag to rest brushes on Tissue or paper towel   Minimal Initial Sketch         Final Painting           What does yours look like? Send it to us...

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Steve Curl
Steve Curl


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