SOPHISTICATED SIMPLICITY IN WATERCOLOR
In this Plein Air/Classroom workshop you will paint a variety of subjects using plenty of water and pigment to exploit the wonder and intrinsic beauty of watercolor. The focus will be on four key components of good art: developing interesting shapes, value, contrast, and edge variety. Additional areas of discussion will include: simplifying the scene, working from reference material, use of artistic license, developing strong compositions, atmospheric perspective, visual language, and the sheer joy of painting. Mick believes the creative secret of watercolor is found in the partnership between artist and medium. There will be daily demos and built in time for one-on-one assistance.
Mick McAndrews is a signature member of the Philadelphia Watercolor Society (Crest Award), the Pennsylvania Watercolor Society (Sylvan Grouse Guild) and the Baltimore Watercolor Society. He is also an Artist Member of the Mid-Atlantic Plein Air Painters Association.
“I am a passionate painter who believes that time spent painting is precious. My goal is to draw and paint every day and I believe that the fastest way to artistic growth is through the activity of painting.”