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Splash and scribble: wet watercolor and aquarelle pencils (video workshop)

Working with wet watercolor and aquarelle will help your journal sketching become more lively and spontaneous. Instead of carefully drawing lines and then coloring them in, we’ll invert the process, splashing down loose watercolor and then drawing into it to define shapes. We’ll also explore some special effects you can get with wet-on-wet watercolor. This approach Read More

boulder pencil

How to Draw Landscapes II (video workshop)

Landscape drawings still bogging down in detail? In this workshop we will take a look at some common elements in landscape drawing and explore ways of quickly and accurately reproducing their textures, structure, and suggested detail. We will take a close look at ways of drawing common elements in landscape drawings, grasslands, coniferous forests and, Read More

Glass Creek Meadow

How to Draw Landscapes I (video workshop)

Master the five-minute landscape as you develop your plein-aire toolkit. Learn how to show depth in your landscapes (or any drawing). Discover tricks to help you quickly draw forests without getting sick of drawing trees. Explore simple guidelines to enhance your compositions. Experience the simplicity of the four value system and apply it to draw realistic rocks with ease.