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10-10-2013, 01:59 PM
Watercolor Depth and Realism, Level 3 – Unifying and Separating Washes in Depth (http://www.artistsnetworkuniversity.com/courses/watercolor-depth-and-realism-level-3-%E2%80%93-unifying-and-separating-washes-in-depth)

Learn how to watercolor like the professionals in this advanced-level watercolor 4-week online course. Add greater depth to your watercolors using the watercolor techniques Laurie Humble (http://www.artistsnetworkuniversity.com/meet-the-instructors) has included in her book Watercolor Depth & Realism (http://www.northlightshop.com/ebook-wc-depth-realism-pdf/?lid=anuamh07312012). This is level three of a 3-part (http://www.artistsnetworkuniversity.com/courses/watercolor-depth-and-realism-level-2-%c2%a0color-shadows-perspective-edges-and-unifying-washes) online watercolor-instruction course (http://www.artistsnetworkuniversity.com/courses/watercolor-depth-and-realism-level-1-basics-composition-values-and-understanding-color)at Artist’s Network University. Watercolor tips and lessons learned in these courses can be applied to any painting style and any skill level. You will be amazed at the new levels of dimension and the kinds of realistic watercolor you will create! This course focuses on unifying and separating washes, and is great for any artist that wants to add depth through washes to their watercolor work!

Start Date: October 15, 2013 (http://anu.register.fwmedia.com/Course?CourseId=3018-7)

Tuition: $149.99

Course Materials:

Watercolor Depth and Realism (http://www.northlightshop.com/ebook-wc-depth-realism-pdf/?lid=anuamh07312012) by Laurie Humble (download)Workshop Length: 4 weeks

Instructor: Laurie Humble

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<hr style="margin: 0 0 15px;">What You’ll Learn

How to unify and separate washes to create depth
How to combining all five of Laurie’s techniques for a greater sense of realism and depthWho should take this workshop:
Intermediate to advanced painters who wish to create realistic work with a greater sense of visual depth
Artist’s that have taken Watercolor Depth and Realism, Level 1 – Basics, Composition, Values, and Understanding Color and/or (http://www.artistsnetworkuniversity.com/courses/watercolor-depth-and-realism-level-1-basics-composition-values-and-understanding-color)Watercolor Depth (http://www.artistsnetworkuniversity.com/courses/watercolor-depth-and-realism-level-1-basics-composition-values-and-understanding-color) and Realism, Level 2 – Color, Shadows, Perspective, Edges, and Unifying Washes (http://www.artistsnetworkuniversity.com/courses/watercolor-depth-and-realism-level-2-%c2%a0color-shadows-perspective-edges-and-unifying-washes)
Ultramarine Light
Cerulean Blue
Cobalt Turquoise
Permanent Green, #1 (replaces Cinnabar Green Light in your textbook)
Olive Green
Burnt Umber
Burnt Sienna
Permanent Red
Alizarin Crimson
Lemon YellowSurface
140-lb (300gsm) cold-pressed watercolor paper (will need stretched)Brushes
No. 12 or no. 14 synthetic round
1- or 2-inch (25mm or 51mm) flat or a large hake
No. 2 flat synthetic with stiff bristles (for scrubbing)Other
Gator board
HB or No. 2 pencil
White plastic eraser
Plastic or porcelain palette
2 containers of water
Paper towels
Hair dryer<hr style="margin: 20px 0 15px;">Course Syllabus

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Session 1
Read (or review if already read) chapter 5
Make your own stack of five or more matches, clothes pins, safety pins or the like. Paint using separating washes similar to the demo in the book. Take a photo of your stack and submit along with paintingSession 2
Read or re-read page 15
Find a mint wrapped in cellophane, with twisted ends
Draw your mint on watercolor paper (do not copy the example), drawing what is closest to you first. Do follow the steps in the book. Draw lightly as you will paint this next week
Submit a photo of your drawing as well as a photo of your mintSession 3
Review chapters 4 & 5
Paint your mint drawing. Remember that your highlights are the white of the paper, all other perceived whites must have some color
Paint the cellophane first, then the stripes if the mint. If you paint over the crinkles in the cellophane and lose your whites it is very difficult to retrieve them. Underlap the stripes. Use separating and unifying washes to increase the depthSession 4
Review book
Read chapter 6 and page 13
Chose your own photo to paint. Paint using all 5 of Laurie’s proven techniques for adding depth. Submit your reference photo along with finished painting