Coastal Maine in Watercolor
Maritime details near and far.
- AMY HOSA —SEPTEMBER 1–7
Imagine seaweed- and barnacle-covered boulders at low tide, a gaggle of colorful dinghies and a fleet of magnificent yachts, lobsterboats off-loading at the commercial pier, and islands galore! Learn how to capture the details, textures, and colors of coastal Maine. Amy has easy-to-follow tips and tricks for boats, water surfaces, rocks, trees, and clouds.
This class focuses on the fundamentals of observation while sketching and painting. Sketching instruction covers composition and perspective, and how to make a quick value study for volume, highlights, and shadows. Painting demos explore mixing color, a variety of brush techniques, and watercolor styles. Students will also receive personalized on-site demos while they’re out sketching and painting at a variety of stunning seaside locations. Daily group and individual critiques will nurture the novice and challenge the experienced artist.