Learn how to let your paintings flow with the successful nature of watercolors. Are you struggling with watercolors? In this Course, Susan Blackwood guides you through the successfully proven ways of creating a watercolor painting. Other topics include, Tinted backgrounds, Value Studies in Burnt Sienna, The Value of a Value Study, Using your Value Study for successful full color paintings, How to successfully Draw Curves, Edges in Shadows, Discovering your Personal Expression, When to use watercolor blocks, How to Design a good Vignette, Storing your watercolor paper, Observing your subject, Transferring your drawings to your watercolor paper, and Images of our studio and some of my students. It also includes the supply list and a reference photo that you can print.
Susan Blackwood has a passion for teaching artists. Her combination of enthusiasm, encouragement and Classical training is the hallmark of her teaching.
Blackwood started studying art at a very early age, continued her studies in art and graduated in 1970 with a Bachelor of Fine Art degree from Northern Illinois University. She also studied painting at the American Art Academy in Chicago, IL. Her 44-year painting career started in 1972 winning many awards in Museum Shows, Nationally and Internationally, as an oil painter as well as a watercolorist. She has been a professional art instructor since 1975. For 32 years, she was a professional watercolorist, then, in 2003, she ventured forth into the thick and gooey medium of oils and fell in love with it. Her oils have been in many national shows and museums, winning top awards.