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Values in landscape painting

In today's Inkberrow workshop we did some preparatory work, mapping out the techniques and values we'll be using next week when we have a go at painting a watercolour landscape. We started by practicing our watercolour techniques to create a technique sheet, followed by a charcoal exercise exploring the values in landscape painting.๐ŸŽจ๐ŸŽจ๐ŸŽจ

Creating texture with watercolour

After a few weeks of observational drawing and technique based studies, today we took the chance to play! We used watercolour, salt and glue to create textured jellyfish compositions๐Ÿ™๐Ÿณ๐Ÿก, with a focus on blending our colours together and building textured backgrounds.๐ŸŽจ๐ŸŽจ Sometimes it's fun to let loose and experiment! We started by laying down a… Continue reading Creating texture with watercolour

Larger than life: charcoal

In today's Inkberrow workshop we used charcoal on A2 paper to create these large drawings from still life. We focused on making sure the objects filled the frame and worked in layers to build tonal value. Messy but fun! Well done everyone ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐ŸŽจ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐ŸŽจ๐ŸŽจ