Instructor Critiques for Full Participation Students will be uploaded for viewing approximately one week after each class.
Footage for this class comes from the Summer 2020 Term.
Date : March 14th – April 11th
Length: 5 Weeks
Videos Uploaded: Tuesday
Level : All Levels Welcome
This five week streaming class is designed to show a procedure for 4.5×7″ gouache sketchbook style painting and examples of the results. Reference photos and pencil images are provided.
There will be at least 3 different images for each session… at least one will be demonstrated each week… more if time permits. The subjects will include Natural and Industrial landscapes, costumed figures, Star Wars images and Vehicles.
The Livestream Video Archive will be available for all livestream students until April 25th.
Palette… Disposable pad … or Metal tray white
Ruler… 12” wood metal edge
Water container…not too small
Paints list: Winsor & Newton best quality price
Winsor Green ( Holbein Pthalo green )
Cerulean Blue (alt… Cobalt Blue)
Cad Orange (no substitute)
Cad lemon (alt Cad yellow Pale)
Permanent White lg. (alt…Pro-White or Dr.P.H. Mar tins bleed proof white)…both sm. Jars
Ivory Black sm. tube (alt… jet or lamp black)
Brushes list: Robert Simmons white sable or equivalent
Board: 3 Canson ‘Montval’ or equivalent 15 x 20 boards…each yields: 4… 8.5 x 10 (avoid thin cheap board)
Robert Watts is the consummate professional. His credits include lead illustrator for Ryan Aeronautical, Navy Combat Artist during Vietnam and founding President of the Society of Illustrators of San Diego. His awards include, but are not limited to, ‘Best of Show’ and Franklin Mint Awards at the American Society of Aviation Artist exhibitions in 1992-93. Mr. Watts attended both Pratt Institute and Art Center. With over 30 years of experience, Robert Watts has worked for varied clients including NASA, American Airlines, General Dynamics, and the U.S. Navy. Mr. Watts is currently one of the premier architectural illustrators in San Diego and a signature member of the Laguna Plein Air Painters Association.
Ben Young has studied and taught at Watts Atelier for the past 20 years. He has worked as a freelance illustrator and conceptual designer. Clients include Sony Entertainment, Reflexive Entertainment, Upper Deck and Blizzard. Ben is currently working on his career in fine art. View more of Ben’s work at www.benmyoung.com