Painting the Illusion of Glass in Watercolor
March 19-22, 2020 at Holiday Inn Convention Center – Columbia, MO
We are delighted you are considering joining us for our Columbia. MO workshop scheduled for March 19-22. To register, please submit a $100 deposit (non-refundable) or the full registration fee of $450. Balance to be paid at workshop. All skill levels, including beginners are welcome to attend.
Many artist consider the transparency and reflective qualities of glass to be the most challenging effects to paint. However these effects are not more difficult to paint, just more difficult to see. Rendering transparency and reflection is not a matter of technical skill with a brush but, rather, relies heavily on your ability to see and draw the various elements of contrast, shape, color and texture that work together to create the overall effect. You’ll learn to reduce the complexity of painting glass by breaking down each element into basic shapes as Paul guides you through a painting, illustrating the principles of design, color, value, composition and the mechanics of watercolor.
You may choose to follow along and work on an the same image, or find another subject entirely. He will happily work with you through whatever subject you choose. We will send out the reference image/s he will use about a week before the class begins. A list of suggested supplies is below.
We’ll be painting together March 19-22 at the Holiday Inn Convention Center, Columbia, MO, from 9am to 3pm each day with a break for lunch. Feel free to email me with any questions you might have.
Suggested Materials List
- Paper– 2 sheets of Arches watercolor paper, 140lb, 260lb or 300lb cold press. (I’ll demonstrate on 1/2 sheet of 260lb -20×26”)
- Painting board-large enough to fit 1/2 sheet of paper.
- Palette – I use a Quiller palette, but any large watercolor palette will do.
- Water containers – at least 2
- Paper Towels
- 3 Round watercolor brushes, pick a small, medium and large, also a 2” flat wash brush
- 1 small, cheap brush for masking fluid.
- Masking fluid
- Any other watercolor supplies you normally use.
(Aka: kneaded eraser, exacto knife, sketching pencil, masking tape…)
- Paint – Bring the paints you normally use. Paul will be using his Paul Jackson Signature Watercolor Paint Set by Da Vinci Paint Co.: Aubergine, Bora Bora Turquoise, Cabernet, Cowbell, Deep Dark Blue, Deep Purple, Electric Lemon, Envy, Fireball, International Orange, Jackson Blue, Kathmandu Alizarin, Marigold, Masters Yellow, Portrait Pink, Rockstar Pink, Sienna Fire, Submarine Yellow, Ocean, Ultramarine Dream
- Matching colors from other professional brands will suffice.
By completing your registration transaction, you are agreeing to accept the following cancellation policy. There will be NO deposit refunds. You may transfer your deposit to another Paul Jackson Watercolors Workshop hosted by Paul Jackson Watercolors… or you may find a substitute to take your place. It is the responsibility of the person registered to make his/her own reimbursement arrangements with the substitute. We understand that last minute emergencies, illnesses or conflicts come up that cannot be controlled and we are truly sorry, but due to committed expenses on the part of Paul Jackson Watercolors, we are unable to make exceptions.
Paul Jackson Watercolors reserves the right to cancel workshops due to insufficient enrollment or other reasons beyond our control. If Paul Jackson Watercolors cancels a workshop, applicants will receive a full refund.
*** The digital and printed images of references and artwork shared with participants are the property of Paul Jackson and Paul Jackson Watercolors.