Watercolor is one of the best mediums to capture the light and color of a cityscape. The ease with which watercolor gradates from warm to cool, dark to light, and pigment to pigment captures the unique and ever-changing light of an urban scene. In this video, follow along with Michael Reardon to paint a cityscape step by step, with a focus on capturing the light and shadow for dramatic effects. Using a variety of watercolor painting techniques, from underpainting and saving whites, to glazing and mingling color on the surface, to mixing darks and fixing mistakes, this video will inspire you to paint the light and color of your favorite city scenes!
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About Michael Reardon
A native of California, Michael Reardon is a watercolor artist and teacher. With a degree in architecture, and a career in architectural illustration, Michael has always allocated as much time as possible to paint his own watercolors. He has received many awards for his work, and has signature membership in both the American and National Watercolor Societies, and his work is exhibited worldwide. An author of the North Light Book, Watercolor Techniques, you can learn more about Michael at his website, mreardon.com.
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|Skill Level||Intermediate, Experienced|
|Content||Building & Architecture, Landscape|
I have taken several of Michael Reardon's plein air watercolor workshops. In addition to being a stunningly gifted artist Michael is a terrific teacher. One looks at Michael's work and wonders "How the heck does he DO that?" This DVD shows you exactly how. Michael breaks it all down, taking you through the creation of a painting step by step -- with a running commentary on the colors, brushes and sequence of wet-in-wet washes as he proceeds, as he likes to say: "Starting at the top and when you get to the bottom you are finished!" Now mind you, this DVD won't give you Michael's decades of practice, precise brush mastery, draughtsmanship, sure eye for composition or his background as an architect and architectural illustrator -- all of which enable him, apparently effortlessly, with a few brush flicks and a quick wash, to make physical objects fully present in space, air and light. But it will give you as much as a master can give an apprentice short of leaning over your shoulder saying "More Quinacridone Burnt Scarlet! HERE! NOW!"
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