Watercolor Class Preview:
- How to analyze and plan a composition of a night time cityscape.
- How to sketch an exotic night time city scene of Tokyo, Japan.
- Mixing colors on the palette and on watercolor paper using wet-in-wet technique.
- Blending bright colors with dark colors to create an abstract feeling.
- Using different paints to apply signage throughout a painting.
- Using white paint to add streetlights to a night scene.
Paints On The Palette (Various Brands)
- Lemon Yellow
- Bright Orange
- Permanent Alizarin Crimson
- Cadmium Red Light
- Deep Purple
- Deep deep Purple (Mineral Violet)
- Olive Green
- Chromium of Oxide
- Cobalt Green
- Leaf Green
- Cerulean Blue
- Cobalt Blue
- Ultramarine Blue
- Neutral Tint (Transparent Black)
- Ivory Black
- Burnt Umber
- Burnt Sienna
- Yellow Ochre
- Quinacridone Gold
- White paint (in a tube)
Watercolor Paper: Fabriano 140-pound Coldpress Watercolor Paper (12″x 18″)
- Escoda Pearla Brushes, size 8
- Escoda Pearla Brushes, size 12
- Escoda Pearla Brushes, size 20
- Neef rigger brushes, size 6
- Neef rigger brushes, size 8
- Neef rigger brushes, size 10
- Neef rigger brushes, size 12
- Scepter Gold II brush from Winsor Newton (1 inch wide)
- Graph Gear 1000 mechanical pencil with 0.7 lead for sketching and tracing
- White Artist’s tape
- Container of clean water
- Auxiliary tray for mixing additional colors
- A towel or rag to rest brushes on
- Tissue or paper towel
Reference Photo (Click To Enlarge)
Initial Sketch (Click To Enlarge)