22nd Feb 2020 Watercolour Portraits with Max Hale
Watercolour Portraits with Max Hale
Saturday 22nd February 2020
10am – 4pm Studio One
Learning how to paint a portrait in watercolour
Experienced tutor, Max Hale, will tutor you through some simple methods of using a tricky medium with a challenging subject and you’ll be surprised at how quickly your skills will grow. Knowing the areas on which to concentrate and the areas to have less focus is key. Using a live-sitter you will soon develop confidence and build your skills. Even if you haven’t used watercolour to any great degree, you are very welcome to join this workshop.
Things you will learn on this workshop:
- Where to start
- Mixing good flesh tones
- Mixing hair colours
- Gaining a good likeness of the model
- When do I stop?
Max has been teaching at Pegasus Art for four years and has built up a popular following of students. He attended Harrow School of Art where he studied Fine Art and was tutored by Ken Howard OBE RA. He became an apprentice illustrator in a London studio but found his way back to fine art, his true passion. He has been teaching for over twenty five years, whilst exhibiting and painting throughout. He writes for The Artist magazine, among others, and is an Ambassador for Royal Talens. He has had paintings exhibited in most areas of the country and many in London his passion to tutor and motivate others is obvious and works in all mediums. www.maxhaleart.co.uk
All attendees receive 5% off in our shop adjacent to Studio One at Pegasus Art.
Recommended Equipment List
The shop will be open from 9am, so you will have time to purchase materials before the workshop. Our staff can offer you any advice you need.
-At least two sheets of watercolour paper either ‘NOT’ or ‘Rough’ approximately 16” x 12” (40cm x 30cm) minimum 300gsm.
There are plenty of options to choose from in the shop.
- Masking tape
- A set of watercolour pans or tubes – it’s worth investing in a good quality set.
- A selection of brushes
A half inch flat, one inch flat and round size 12 – 16
- Tissue / toilet roll / kitchen roll for dabbing out colour
- Water pot
- Mixing palette or plate
- 2B pencil to draw out
- Putty rubber
- Sketchbook – plenty to choose from in the shop.
- A packed lunch and water – there is no café at Griffin Mill.
Tea & coffee will be provided throughout the day.
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