Week2 Term4. Sketching Watercolours

 

EHS Sydney. Week 2 Term 4. October ’16

For our 2nd week students were learning much about whites and darks and colour . Where to leave lights. Where to focus darks. Sea and sky using playful colour. What colours make other colours. All part of observing.

New Sketchers we’re looking at round objects and learning about keeping ‘whites’. It’s free. Why colour it all in! Some very beautiful results here followed by a little nature walk.  Trees. We showed how to observe their shapes and apply layers of colour using just 3 colours for trunks and 3 colours for leaves.  Such lovely results.

General sketchers had some real fun with sea and sky and watercolours. No lifework, just paint.  Lots of clouds and waves. Some warm morning colours. Some hot afternoon colours. Some clear blues, some inky blues.  Let your colours merge and blend – with gorgeous results. Same idea for the sea. Sometimes rough. Sometimes calm. A boat placed somewhere. A church on the hill. All designed to let go of fear of colour. We work quickly so your paint does its own thing. Let it go. Let the accidents become your sketch. Make it our own. So freeing. No more fear. Look what you achieved.  Great work again this week. We always surprise you. And you surprise us. Love it.

TUESDAY GENERAL. OCTOBER 18 ’16

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TUESDAY NEW SKETCHERS. OCTOBER 18 ’16

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WEDNESDAY GENERAL THE ROCKS. OCTOBER 19 ’16

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WEDNESDAY NEW. OCTOBER 19 ’16

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THURSDAY GENERAL. OCTOBER 20 ’16

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THURSDAY NEW EVENING. OCTOBER 20 ’16

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FRIDAY GENERAL. OCTOBER 21 ’16

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SATURDAY GENERAL. OCTOBER 22’16

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SATURDAY NEW. OCTOBER 22 ’16

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Absolutely beautiful sketches this week everyone. Don’t you adore becoming a sketcher!

EHS Melbourne Take a look at the great sketches from Jeanette and her Melbourne groups.

EHS Tokyo Nice seeing Atsuko at her Open Day and some of those signing up.

EHS Auckland Tony and his NZ classes are having huge fun on their sketching adventures.

©ErinHillSketchingOct22’16

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