Building Watercolor Portraits Layer by Layer with Jordan Rhodes: 1-DAY WORKSHOP (Intermediate/Advanced)

  • 03 Aug 2024
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Rhode Island Watercolor Society Classroom
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Building Watercolor Portraits Layer by Layer

Instructor: Jordan Rhodes
Date/Time: Saturday, August 3rd, 10am-3pm
Location: RIWS Classroom (Lower Level Gallery)

Learn a layered approach to building up watercolor portraits with blocks of color. Students will use reference photos provided by the instructor. Some experience in watercolor recommended.

  • Learn basic brushwork and techniques to use with watercolor
  • Gradients
  • Flat washes, wet in to wet, dry brush, splattering
  • Practice controlling values in watercolor with Asaro planar head exercise
  • Paint portraits in watercolor from start to finish
  • Darker skin tone example and lighter skin tone example


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