Watercolor by Heart Creative Challenge
The art on this page was created the many students in my classes!
Many watercolor techniques were used to make these magical and colorful trees!
Not all portraits are exact likenesses. In this class, the challenge was: Create a ‘portrait’ using some of the things in your home that describe YOU. To prepare for this class, look around you for things to draw and/or paint on your ‘shelf’. They can be arranged as a still life or lined up or …
We can’t travel there now but we can go there in our minds and on paper!
A series of 4 classes focusing on the Foundations of painting with watercolor. Here are just a few samples from these ongoing classes.
1 – Brush Control
2 – Color Wheel
3 – The Value of Color
4 – Color Intensity
In this class we used some of our past vacation photos to paint a fun memory. Remember when we could travel? We focused on foreground, middle ground and back ground as well as adding people to the scene. Some worked from one photo and some combined multiple images to recreate our memory.
This was an introductory fellowship class for a Bible Study on the book of Genesis lead by Jennifer K. This art was created in 7 steps. Beautiful creations! More art to come!
In this challenge we took apart the subject piece by piece as we drew it! We rearranged the parts into a whole new design! Some are orderly and lined up. Some are exploded or randomly arranged. Our personalities show in the compositions!
We can’t go in person, but we can pretend we are there. I taught a class with IlChiostro and we pretended that we were able to see all 5 towns in just a few hours using my photos from my last Workshop. Here are the wonderful results! More to come soon…
In this class, we focused on the DETAILS! We found the little things in our subject that interested us and spent some time drawing and painting them in great detail. It was very fun!
I taught the Vienna Arts Society Artists a Fearless Drawing Class!Everyone drew with their Non-Dominant hand and came up with these wonky and wonderful pieces!
In this class everyone found the words to their poem already written on a page full of words. They blacked out the words NOT in the poem. Then they decorated and embellished their page. It was a very fun thing to do! It’s called Black Out Poetry ‘invented’ by Austin Kleon. Thanks for the idea, …