Category Archive: 3.1. Project: Where to look and how to select

3.1.3 Exercise: Subject choices

Select a title for your painting based on the subject matter, mood or colours.  Work quickly (up to an hour) and loosely on two or three titled paintings.  What titles did you choose… Continue reading

3.1.2 Exercise: Sketches from different viewpoints

Find a location in which available light will hold for a sustained period.  Around 30 minutes for each of the following watercolour sketches. Now find a viewpoint for your first quick study. Let… Continue reading

3.1.1 Exercise: Inside and outside

A watercolour landscape from direct observation.  Rapid watercolour studies (allow 30–60 minutes each) first from indoors and then from outside.  Restricted palette.  Work on an A3 or A4 Choose a view that you… Continue reading