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Dramatic Landscapes in Watercolor with Paul Jackson

May 19th - 20th, 2016
10 AM - 4 PM        
(12:30 - 1:30 PM Lunch Break)

The Foundry Art Centre welcomes watercolor artist Paul Jackson for a 2 - day Dramatic Landscape Workshop.
Paul will help you reach the next level of artistic confidence and ability as he guides you through a painting, illustrating the principles of design, color, value, composition and the mechanics of watercolor.

Through informal lectures, discussions, demonstrations and critiques you refine your personal painting style. Come prepared to be entertained, make new artist friends and find logical and creative answers to your watercolor problems. Paul will demonstrate the versatility of watercolor paint. You will learn how to work in thin layers of washes to build up luminous colors to create dramatic landscapes. Paul will lead you step-by-step with demonstrations of the painting process. Emphasis will be on what makes a good painting, planning the entire picture area, the importance of thinking through the composition, good division of shapes, value planning, what to communicate about the subject, and how to correct mistakes. 

If watercolor is your passion, then this highly energized painting workshop is for you! Paul's stress-free, positive approach toward the act of painting will inspire you to loosen up and have fun again. Expect an intense, concentrated and lively workshop where you will elevate your understanding of watercolor. Beginners are always welcome. 

Paul is the author of "Painting Spectacular Light Effects in Watercolor" and "Watercolor and the Wandering Watercolorist." Books, original works of art, and prints are available for purchase on

$300 | $270 Foundry Art Centre Members
Students may reserve a spot with a $150 non-refundable deposit. The deposit will count towards the class fee, final payment is due by May 5th.



Earlier Event: May 13
FAC Trivia Night
Later Event: May 19
Concetta's Grand Lunch