Spotlight

SPOTLIGHT will focus on a Step by Step approach to painting featuring a Video of the process. This will change once a Month with a different approach to watercolor painting. ***************

Stylize Cut Out Shapes: Development a Painting Video 0089

There are three Goals to creating a striking designed painting.  One: Grouping of “Like Values” into one large shape. Two : Simplifying Shapes to read “Clearly” as an object it represents.  Four:   Placement of values and shapes, abstractly  within a  Format, to entertain the eye.

Instinctive Approach: “Alla Prima”

Alla Prima is a direct approach to painting what one sees. The Artist completes a painting , “a section at a time”. Click here to view or purchase Watercolor Lesson 0070: Court House Back Alley

Painting Boats at Sunset

Developing and painting from a Value Sketch. Click here to view or purchase Watercolor Lesson 0082:  Evening Sky Over Estuary

“Golden Gate Bridge” Short Hand Painting

To liberate one self from “stiff” painting, I paint against the clock. This exercise forces one to paint shapes and values , rather than “things”. Click here to view or purchase Watercolor Lesson 0078:  Golden Gate Bridge