This is an introduction to watercolor painting focusing on the use of the transparent medium to explore both abstract and realistic subjects. Participants will learn tips for mixing paint and handling brushes, basic wash techniques and capturing the effects of light. The topics covered will include negative painting, basic color tips, painting from still life, and using photographs as sources for cityscape and landscape subjects.
Please note: VCUQatar reserves the right to cancel classes for which not enough participants are registered. Already paid fees will be refunded.
Please do not purchase materials until VCUQatar has sent final course confirmation.
On occasions, there may be some more materials to be bought and brought in if and when advised by the instructor.
Most of the materials are available from any art supply shop, for example:
Yeon Geong Hwang is a rigorous hard-worker and workaholic awarded with graduating from VCUartsQatar as Valedictorian with a BFA in Graphic Design.
She is a driven and organized designer with a range of experiences from interning at Al Jazeera Media Network to creating illustrations. She is skilled in communication to a diverse audience through a global background, with the understanding of different cultures and languages.
Her artworks awarded with the Qatar Foundation (QF) Scholarship of Creative Innovation following her artistic portfolio. As a constant, quick observer, she produces artworks with rigorous details. She also investigates her endless creative potentials, not limited to format, from Adobe CC to 3D prints.
With all her creative talents and hard works, she has been actively participating in teaching through VCUartsQatar’s community classes over four years.
She is an active artist and designer, showcasing her designs at her website: www.yeongeonghwang.com and her illustrations at other website www.whatisabsurd.com.