This is an introduction to watercolor painting focusing on the use of the transparent medium to explore both abstract and realistic subjects. Participants will learn tips for mixing paint and handling brushes, basic wash techniques and capturing the effects of light. The topics covered will include negative painting, basic color tips, painting from still life, and using photographs as sources for cityscape and landscape subjects.
Please note: VCUQatar reserves the right to cancel classes for which not enough participants are registered. Already paid fees will be refunded.
Please do not purchase materials until VCUQatar has sent final course confirmation.
On occasions, there may be some more materials to be bought and brought in if and when advised by the instructor.
Most of the materials are available from any art supply shop, for example:
Yeon Geong Hwang strives for rigor in time management and work quality, which was awarded graduating from VCUarts Qatar as Valedictorian. At admission, her artistic portfolio was awarded the QF Scholarship of Creative Innovation. She endlessly investigates the potentials for improved communication through human-centered design. This led her to cross paths with diverse opportunities from interning to freelancing with Al Jazeera, teaching community classes, all while upholding a beloved illustration practice. An active member of teaching VCUarts Qatar’s community classes, she is currently pursuing her MFA degree as an active artist and designer–showcasing her designs at her website: www.yeongeonghwang.com.