Time: 6:00 to 9:00 pm
Instructors: Anna Vander Heide
In this introductory 3-hour workshop, you will learn the basics of watercolor and how to use photographs as reference/inspiration, complete with demonstration and guidance to plan and paint a painting from start to finish.
You will learn the basics of;
- Proper paint application
- How to apply different watercolor washes
- Mixing, blending and layering watercolor
- Different techniques, applications, effects, possibilities, aesthetics achieved with watercolor
- Color and Value
- Proper materials/tools/practices
- How to use photographs as reference
This is the perfect workshop for beginners, no prior experience or artistic skill is necessary. All supplies will be provided for use in the workshop. If you already have some experience or are able to create simple drawings/paintings, join us, and take your skill, knowledge and artwork to the next level!
Anna Vander Heide is an illustrator located and working out of Newmarket, Ontario. She uses her personal experiences, thoughts, and feelings, to illustrate complex and abstract concepts, emotions, and topics. Anna utilizes texture and linework in her illustrations through both digital and traditional mediums to convey contemporary concepts in stylistically innovative ways.
In her recent past, Anna’s work has been published and awarded in the Applied Arts Annual for “The Hidden Crisis”. As well as participating in various local art shows and receiving accolades for her recent group showing at Gallery 1313 in Toronto for her series “through their Windows”.
She works in children’s literature and editorial illustration but loves to explore various other disciplines and mediums. Anna has completed an Illustration Diploma with high honours at Seneca College, specializing in both picture book and editorial illustration.
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