Online Watercolour Classes with Jess Rice
Online class via Google Hangout
$175 (plus GST) – 5 classes
Thurs. 10:00AM – 12:00PM
January 14 – February 11
Learn Intermediate Watercolour techniques to bring Depth, Colour and Perspective to your work
FRENCH WASH – Thursday, January 14
In this session we will focus on the French Wash technique to create perspective in your landscape paintings. As you paint you will also learn about painting wet on wet and wet on dry to create a richer painting.
NEGATIVE PAINTING – Thursday, January 21
Come create a rich, dynamic painting where you will complete a painting using the three-wash process. As you paint you will learn where to use transparent vs. opaque colours. You will also learn just how dark you can go with your watercolours.
STRATEGIC WHITES – Thursday, January 28
In this class Jess will teach you how to take advantage of your white watercolour paper. As you paint you will learn how to choose the right subject matter to take full advantage of strategic whites in your paintings. You will also learn how to retrieve whites and just how flexible watercolours can be.
PERSPECTIVE – Thursday, February 4th
One of the areas we all struggle with in our paintings is perspective, in this class you will learn some basic rules to help you get past the traps many beginning artists fall into when trying to add a building or structure into their paintings.
GREAT GRAYS – Thursday, February 11
Learn how to mix dynamic grays in this workshop. As you paint, you will learn how to mix interesting grays and where to use them for the most impact. Grays help to calm your painting and to add punch to your focal point.
Jess Rice Artist Bio, 2021
Jess Rice has been a watercolour artist for the past 25 years. He has always been drawn to the picturesque West Coast and paints many of the beautiful local scenes. Currently he is the Art show coordinator for the WRSS Art Society and co-coordinator for the Peninsula Art Tour. Jess lives in White Rock with his partner Angelo who also is an artist. Using the pouring method to paint many of his watercolours Jess creates rich dynamic paintings that hang in many homes locally and internationally.