To master watercolour painting takes a great deal of practice. In the early years of his career as an artist, Ian de Souza chose watercolour because it was the most difficult medium and also the most satisfying to master.
The path to success is passion and discipline. One cannot go against water, one must go with it. The “happy accidents” that spontaneously present with this medium sits well with the eastern philosophical thought that informs Ian's arts practice today.
Lesson 1: Line Control & Perspective
Ian de Souza takes you through the importance of line control and perspective with plenty of opportunity to practice.
Lesson 2: Tone Values
Understand the play of light and how it effects the tonal value of your painting.
Lesson 3: Watch & Learn
Ian demonstrates boundary, perspective and finding the essence by painting a scene.
Lesson 4: Painting with Colour
Learn about the properties of pigments to help you achieve the results you are seeking.
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