“Watercolour Without Glass Seminar”
presented by Stephen Rothwell
For this demonstrations Stephen will be painting on pre stretched (paper over canvas) surface. He will quickly demonstrate how to stretch a full sheet, 22×30, over a 18×24 canvas. He will have 3 different main subjects for demo purposes (pre drawn) waterscape, perhaps a canoeist, kayakers or old mill, a streetscape, maybe a European scene because of the interesting narrow streets , with people in landscape , and another landscape to be determined. People in the class may paint anything they wish He will help each person with their compositions. Also he will demonstrate the importance of balanced composition, focal point, light intensity and direction, contrast and colour, linear and aerial perspective.
This course will be held on Wednesday, May 16 at Nepean Visual Arts Centre from 9:30 am to 4 pm. The cost is $20 for members and $30 for non-members.