Watercolor IV - Masters - ONLINE


Watercolor IV - Masters - ONLINE
Watercolor IV - Masters - ONLINE
Watercolor IV - Masters - ONLINE
Watercolor IV - Masters - ONLINE

Watercolor IV – Masters - SUMMER 2020
9-11am
General Public - $78 per series
Garden Members - $70.20 per series

Landscapes or seascapes created in watercolor from your own photos that inspire you or one the instructor supplies. We will be utilizing advanced techniques to create textures and depth within a refined composition. This class is suitable for anyone 16 and older with a working knowledge of color theory and design elements as well as intermediate to advanced watercolor painting experience. Two-hour classes taught by Deanna Weinholtz.  In order to maintain the safest environment possible, classes will be offered via Zoom Meeting, a free online audio-visual platform.

 

Agricultural Landscapes – August 19, 26, September 2, 9



Landscapes created from farmlands vary widely from one state to another and one country to another. Flat farmland, to rolling hills of Tuscany, Italy this Masters class will explore how to capture the beauty before us utilizing advanced techniques to create depth and texture within your watercolor painting. Please review the supply list to purchase before the start of class.

411 - August 19 - Basic Color Theory is reviewed and explained during a short introduction to the class. Explanation of why it is so important to achieve a successful painting by creating harmony as well as maintaining luminescent colors. Wet in wet techniques are demonstrated to create the sky and underpainting for the land. Students will begin their paintings using these techniques.
412 - August 26 - Glazing and several different textural techniques are demonstrated and students will begin adding these to strengthen their paintings.
413 - September 2 - Palette knife is demonstrated and how it is useful in many aspects of creating a watercolor painting. Mr. Clean Magic Eraser is demonstrated and how it can create dramatic effects. Students will begin to apply these techniques to their paintings.
414 - September 9 - Glazing and all the techniques that were learned will continue to strengthen paintings. Any remaining questions about individual paintings will be addressed.


Watercolor IV – Masters - FALL 2020
9-11am
General Public - $78 per series
Garden Members - $70.20 per series
Create landscapes or seascapes in watercolor from your own photos that inspire you or one the instructor supplies. We will be utilizing advanced techniques to create textures and depth within a refined composition. This class is suitable for anyone 16 and older with a working knowledge of color theory and design elements as well as intermediate to advanced watercolor painting experience. Two-hour classes taught by Deanna Weinholtz. In order to maintain the safest environment possible, classes will be offered via Zoom Meeting, a free online audio-visual platform.

Mysterious Mountains – September 16, 23, 30, October 7

Create luminescent rolling mountains utilizing “wet in wet” as well as “wet in dry” techniques, glazing, and textural effects are used to give your painting depth and excitement. Create a mood within your painting by the use of color and technique.

421 - September 16 - Atmospheric perspective is introduced (utilizing color, size, detail), to achieve depth in paintings. Wet in wet technique is used to create sky and mountains, glazing utilized to continue building depth introduced.

422 - September 23 - Glazing techniques continued to strengthen mountains and sky. Wet in dry technique is introduced to create texture and detail within the mountains.

423 - September 30 - Vegetation is added to give interest in the painting. Students continue with creating details on the mountains.

424 - October 7 - Techniques that have been learned will be reinforced, as well as any remaining questions about individual paintings addressed.

Waves of Paradise – October 14, 21, 28, November 4

Learn how to create crashing waves in watercolor. This is a very exciting class to help you loosen up your watercolor techniques and show your unique painting style!

431 - October 14 - Masking fluid is introduced and is splattered on your watercolor paper to start creating the splash of waves. Wet in wet painting is started as the underpainting.

432 - October 21 - The colors/anatomy of waves is introduced and we begin blocking in the colors. Glazing colors begins.

433 - October 28 - Glazing of watercolor continues as details of the wave are added.

434 - November 4 - Final glazing is added to the painting to give the painting depth. Masking fluid is removed, edges softened and paint is splattered to finish the final effect of the wave. Any remaining questions about individual paintings addressed.

Snowy Walk in the Forest – November 18, December 2, 9, 16


A beautiful journey through a winter forest brings many exciting challenges to a watercolorist. This Masters class will explore how to capture the shimmer of snow among trees in a forest. We will utilize advanced techniques to create shadows, depth and texture within your watercolor painting.

441 - November 18 - Painting trees will be introduced and demonstrated utilizing a combination of wet in wet techniques and wet in dry techniques. Masking fluid is added to maintain some white areas.

442 - December 2 - Glazing and several different textural techniques are demonstrated and students will begin adding these to strengthen their paintings. Use of a palette knife is demonstrated and its use is explained in many aspects of creating texture within a watercolor painting.

443 - December 9 - Use of a “Mr. Clean Magic Eraser” is demonstrated and how it can create dramatic effects. Students will begin to apply these techniques to their paintings. Glazing to create shadows and depth will continue.

444 - December 16 - Glazing and all the techniques that were learned will continue to strengthen student paintings. Splattering of watercolor is introduced. Any remaining questions about individual paintings will be addressed.

Meet one of our newest, award winning, art instructors Deanna Weinholtz
Deanna Weinholtz is a Watermedia Artist from Western New York who is best known for her luminous landscapes and seascapes in watercolor and acrylics. Her creations have been displayed in numerous exhibitions and galleries and have won national and regional awards. Many of her creations are featured in the homes of her collectors. 

Deanna's inspiration comes from travels throughout the United States, Canada and Italy. The Kawartha Lakes in Canada is one of her favorite subjects and is frequently featured in her paintings. Observing spectacular sunsets over the water and the Northern Lights occasionally dancing across the sky has inspired a number of her paintings. Deanna uses large brushes, rags and her fingers to create spontaneous, intuitive paintings that are a beautiful mix of representational abstract. 

A graduate of State University College at Buffalo with a degree in design, Deanna worked as a graphic designer for several years before leaving to raise a family. Her other artistic endeavors included designing and dressmaking of wedding gowns, until her passion for painting pulled her back to full time professional fine art. She shares her knowledge and love of painting through teaching and demos. Deanna is a Signature Member of Niagara Frontier Watercolor Society where she serves on the Board of Directors and is Co-Chair of the Exhibitions Committee, an Exhibiting Member of Buffalo Society of Artists where she serves on the Board of Directors and is Membership Chair, an Exhibiting Member of Pittsburgh Watercolor Society and an Associate Member of Philadelphia Watercolor Society.

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