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Watercolor Essentials with Thomas Schaller Streaming Video

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Join Thomas Schaller as he shares 15 essential lessons for expressive watercolor painting! No matter what your skill level, you'll love following along as Thomas distills his years of experience down into these straightforward and approachable watercolor painting exercises!


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In this video workshop, join Thomas Schaller as he shares 15 essential lessons for expressive watercolor painting! You'll start with an overview of Thomas' favorite materials before moving on to techniques and strategies to help you through the entire painting process, from choosing what to paint and designing a composition to working with gravity, harnessing edges, and layering values. Finally, Thomas demonstrates his tips for painting common subjects including skies, trees, water, and figures. No matter what your skill level, you'll love following along as Thomas distills his years of experience down into these straightforward and approachable watercolor painting exercises!

Thomas' watercolor essentials include:

  • Materials Overview
  • What's Your Subject?
  • Design and Composition
  • Perspective
  • Layering Values
  • Take Advantage of Gravity
  • Negative Painting
  • Less is More
  • Color Essentials
  • Edges
  • Powerful Darks
  • Expressive Skies
  • Trees
  • Water
  • Simple Figures

Preview Watercolor Essentials with Thomas Schaller now to learn how what you don't include in your painting can be even more valuable than what you do!

Materials List

Watercolors
Holbein pigments, artists’ grade or Daniel Smith Thomas Schaller palette
Thomas uses more sediment-based paints, rather than staining pigments

  • New Gamboge
  • Mars Yellow
  • French Ochre
  • Permanent Orange
  • Perylene Scarlet
  • Permanent Alizarin Crimson
  • Venetian Red
  • Burnt Sienna
  • Sap Green
  • Cobalt Teal Blue
  • Verditer Blue
  • Cobalt Blue
  • French Ultramarine
  • Imperial Purple
  • Lunar Violet

Surface
Thomas recommends Arches, Fabriano Artistico, Saunders Waterford, or Hahnemuhle

  • Textured, rough-surface watercolor paper

Brushes

  • Escoda Aquario mop brushes in various sizes
  • Escoda Perla synthetic round brushes in various sizes

Other

  • Steve Fanelli brass palette
  • Spray bottle
  • Water jars
  • Paper towels
  • Sketchbook
  • Soft pencil
  • Eraser

About the Artist

Following a 20-year career in New York City as an architect and architectural artist, Thomas Schaller is now based in Los Angeles where he devotes himself full-time to fine artwork in the watercolor medium. Mr. Schaller is one of the few watercolor artists to be featured in The American Masters Exhibition 2015 at the famed Salmagundi Club in NYC. His work has been included in major exhibitions in China, Thailand, Italy, Belgium, France, Spain, Russia, Turkey, Mexico, South Korea, Vietnam, Columbia, etc. He has authored two books: the best-selling, and AIA award winner, Architecture in Watercolor, and The Art of Architectural Drawing. His third book - The Architecture of Light – will be published by F+W Media Group in 2018.  He is in demand around the world as a leading instructor and speaker in the field of fine arts.

Additional Information

SKU R9504
Product Type Streaming Video
Instructor Thomas Schaller
Runtime 125 minutes
Skills Watercolor
Art Style Expressive
Skill Level Beginner, Intermediate
Media Watercolor
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