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“Bold” isn’t a word generally associated with watercolour, but that’s because most artists don’t know the secrets of using them to create bright, vibrant works.
Internationally renowned painter and instructor Annette Kane reveals her three secrets for intensifying this popular medium, including special colour mixing methods; brush strokes that maximise the power of a composition; and finally fresh ways of combining other elements like ink, acrylic, and gouache.
Annette covers two very different projects, one rather careful and accurate study of a Garden in full blossom while the other project, a Mediterranean coastal scene, requires a much looser and more relaxed approach.
Annette covers each move toward boldness with start-to-finish demonstrations that lead to stunning finished paintings in a variety of forms; including still life, sun and shadow studies, window and doorway scenes, landscapes, and water features that gives every painter the confidence to be bold in watercolour!
A great place to start is our Inspiration for All page where you’ll find a host of free videos waiting for you – they’re a fantastic taster of the tutorials you’ll be able to watch part of your SAA membership.WATCH NOW