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Watercolorist's Essential Workshop: Point of View Streaming Video

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Join Gordon MacKenzie to learn creative watercolor techniques for painting from unique and exciting points of view!

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In this video workshop, follow along with Gordon MacKenzie to change your painting point of view! You'll start by learning how changing your point of view can improve a sketch by revealing more of the landscape. Then Gordon shares a creative approach that takes advantage of watercolor's natural transparency to show two views of a subject in one painting! Along the way, you'll learn color mixing tips for landscapes, how to make water sparkle, and Gordon's favorite method of masking: using packing tape. With this video, you'll come away with a whole new view of what watercolor painting can be!

In this watercolor painting tutorial, you'll:

  • Create two watercolor paintings from start to finish
  • Learn how to make your own helpful painting tools
  • Discover multiple ways to paint dramatic skies
  • Break out of old ruts by looking at your art in a new way

Preview Watercolorists's Essential Workshop: Point of View now to get tips for strengthening your compositions and painting dark evergreen trees!

Materials List


  • 300-lb. watercolor paper

Watercolor Paints

  • Raw Sienna
  • Cobalt Blue
  • Quinacridone Burnt Orange
  • Quinacridone Violet
  • Indigo
  • Green Gold
  • Phthalo Green
  • Phthalo Yellow-Green


  • Flat hog bristle brushes in various sizes
  • Flat and round synthetic brushes


  • Pencil
  • Palette
  • Water containers
  • Board
  • Masking fluid
  • Palette knife
  • Toothbrush
  • Masking removing tool
  • Spray bottle
  • Paper towels
  • Map
  • Waterproof drawing tools
  • Packing tape
  • X-acto knife
  • Rule
  • Smooth plastic surface for cutting tape
  • Scrub brush
  • Cellulose sponge
  • Sticks
  • Sandpaper

About the Artist

In his long career as an art educator, Gordon MacKenzie taught students from kindergarten to university level, and though he has been retired for over twenty years, he has never stopped teaching. Since his retirement, his reputation as a fine instructor and demand for his painting seminars has caused him to change his focus from painting for exhibitions, competitions and galleries to using his teaching skills to help other artists discover the magic of watercolors. For more on Gordon and his latest offerings and happenings, visit

Additional Information

SKU R7702
Product Type Streaming Video
Instructor Gordon Mackenzie
Runtime 119 minutes
Skills Watercolor
Media Watercolor
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