Watercolor Pouring Workshop on August 13th

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Fine art watercolor painting of woman counting prayer beads at Wat in the city of Yangoon (Rangoon)- Myanmar (Burma)

Watercolor Pouring Workshop with Ryan Fox at Jerry’s Artarama in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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Fine art poured watercolor painting of Buddhist monk inside of residence in the city of Phnom Penh- Cambodia

 

Discover the technique of pouring, and layering watercolor paints.  Pouring creates a wide range of colors and creates amazing blending effects.

Through design and careful planning, you will learn the technique of preserving areas with masking fluid as you build-up your darker values.    You’ll choose your own subject matter: still life, landscape, architectural, floral, or portrait. All levels welcome, including first-time watercolorists.

To register, click this link

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Watercolor pouring workshop at Waverly Artists Group Studio & Gallery

We had a great pouring workshops at Waverly Artists Group Studio and Gallery last week.  Thanks to Carla, Roxanne, Lisa, and Lani for attending.

The workshop focused on pouring watercolors and using liquid mask to preserve the white of the paper or lighter values:

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You slowly build up the values by alternating pours and masking.  It’s messy.  It’s fun.

 

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When the painting is almost entirely covered with masking fluid, it looks like this:

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Gross, huh?  However, when you peel all the masking fluid off:

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This is the painting before final adjustments.  I have to go back into it with a brush and push/pull a few areas, remove a few hard lines, etc. but you can see the amazing layering achieved by pouring.  This is difficult to achieve with a brush since it has a tendency to muddy the color.

In addition to teaching pouring techniques (including the use of different masking brands), I  focused a lot on composition- avoiding symmetry, not being a slave to the photograph, unequal shapes, focal points, and others.

It was a fast day.  Below are some examples of finished paintings:

Carla Mitchell II

Carla Mitchell

Lani Chaves III

 

If you are interested in this technique and learning watercolor batik take a look at my upcoming workshops page:

2016 Workshops

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Ryan Fox Painting
www.rfoxphoto.com
(919) 645-8345
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Watercolor pouring workshop- March 20th, 2016

Watercolor Pouring Workshop with Ryan Fox At Waverly Artist Studio in Cary, NC

My last workshop in January was wait-listed.  Don’t miss this opportunity to learn a new watercolor technique.

To register contact Ryan at: ryan@rfoxphoto.com

With an emphasis on design and planning, you will learn the technique of pouring diluted watercolor directly on paper.   Pouring creates a wide range of colors and creates amazing blending effects. Through instructor demonstration, you will learn about masking, wetting techniques, using gravity to mix your limited palette, and preserving the transparency of your layers. You’ll choose your own subject matter: still life, landscape, architectural, floral, or portrait. All levels welcome, including first-time watercolorists.

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Fine art watercolor painting of the church steeple of 13th century Castle rising above buildings of medieval village of Cesky Krumlov- Czech Republic

Watercolor painting of Plaza de Armas in Cusco at dusk

Fine art poured watercolor painting of colonial churches on the Plaza de Armas in the Incan city of Cusco at night- Sacred Valley, Peru

Watercolor painting of Venice landscape at sunset

Watercolor painting of gondola boats on Piazza San Marco at sunset in the medieval city of Venice- Italy

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Fine art poured watercolor painting of Buddhist monk inside of residence in the city of Phnom Penh- Cambodia

When: March 20th, 2016
Waverly Artists Group Studios
302 Colonades Way, Suite 209
Cary, NC 27518
Time: 1:00pm to 8:00pm (there will be an hour dinner break)
Price: $100
10% discount for Watercolor Society of North Carolina (WSNC) members

To see more of my work, visit my Etsy storefront and website:

http://www.rfoxphoto.com

https://www.etsy.com/shop/RFoxWatercolors

 

Questions? ryan@rfoxphoto.com

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Watercolor Pouring Workshop in Cary, NC- January 31st, 2016 with Ryan Fox

Watercolor painting of gondola boats on Piazza San Marco at sunset in the medieval city of Venice- Italy

Watercolor painting of gondola boats on Piazza San Marco at sunset in the medieval city of Venice- Italy

Watercolor Pouring Workshop with Ryan Fox At Waverly Artist Studio in Cary, NC

To register contact Ryan at: ryan@rfoxphoto.com

 

With an emphasis on design and planning, you will learn the technique of pouring diluted watercolor directly on paper.   Pouring creates a wide range of colors and creates amazing blending effects. Through instructor demonstration, you will learn about masking, wetting techniques, using gravity to mix your limited palette, and preserving the transparency of your layers. You’ll choose your own subject matter: still life, landscape, architectural, floral, or portrait. All levels welcome, including first-time watercolorists.

Ryan Fox painting, artist Ryan Fox, Raleigh painter, Raleigh arts, Roland Roycraft, pouring watercolor, liquid mask, masking fluid, masking fluid watercolor, Linda Baker, Jean Grastorf

Fine art watercolor painting of the church steeple of 13th century Castle rising above buildings of medieval village of Cesky Krumlov- Czech Republic

Watercolor painting of Plaza de Armas in Cusco at dusk

Fine art poured watercolor painting of colonial churches on the Plaza de Armas in the Incan city of Cusco at night- Sacred Valley, Peru

Watercolor painting of Venice landscape at sunset

Watercolor painting of gondola boats on Piazza San Marco at sunset in the medieval city of Venice- Italy

poured watercolor painting, Ryan Fox Painting, Raleigh painter, art class Raleigh

Fine art poured watercolor painting of Buddhist monk inside of residence in the city of Phnom Penh- Cambodia

 

When: January 31st, 2016
Waverly Artists Group Studios
302 Colonades Way, Suite 209
Cary, NC 27518
Time: 1:00pm to 8:00pm (there will be an hour dinner break)
Price: $100
10% discount for Watercolor Society of North Carolina (WSNC) members

To see more of my work, visit my Etsy storefront and website:

http://www.rfoxphoto.com

Questions? ryan@rfoxphoto.com

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Who Dat?

Hopefully your town still has a bookstore. If you do, check out the newest issue of Watercolor Artist Magazine, published by F&W Media.

Every year, Watercolor Artist has a feature titled: “Ones to Watch”.  The article showcases 10 up and coming watercolor artists.  The artists are selected by top watercolor painters in the world:

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It was an honor to be selected by Iain Stewart for the article. I met Iain last year when I took a 3 day workshop in Washington, VA (not DC).

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There I am- gray hair and all!

You can also see a video on YouTube of the paintings (without the type) at:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OAu6uMM2aeI&feature=youtu.be&utm_source=artistsnetwork.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=arn-jtc-hm-150928

I am honored to be in the magazine.  Now I want to be on the cover!  🙂  Aim high, right?

Ryan Fox   WSNC   PWS
Ryan Fox Painting
www.rfoxphoto.com
(919) 645-8345
ryan@rfoxphoto.com
https://www.etsy.com/shop/RFoxWatercolors