Watercolor Academy at USArtquest

with Rose Bradley

Watercolor landscapes by Rose Bradley

If you are eager to foray into the natural world of landscape painting, The Watercolor Academy may be the perfect place to make your start. Study and practice all the elements of an outdoor scene, one at a time. Then with a simple understanding of design, make it all come together in the landscape paintings you want to make.q

Each series of three, 2.5 hour classes, provides an in-depth study into specific techniques. You won’t want to miss any of them, but each class can be taken individually.

Series I

Monday – March 6
Clouds & Skies – Let’s start at the top! We’ll explore some of the many ways to make a cloud look like a cloud on your paper, and how to color-match a beautiful sky. Add drama and mood to every painted landscape.

Monday – March 13
Mountains & Hills – What’s a landscape without form and shape? Near or far, the majesty of mountains and hills create depth and excitement, and, if done right, can create a landscape that captures the true scale of nature.

Monday –┬áMarch 20
Trees & Grass – Trees are often the biggest players in the landscape scene. Learn to paint the trees and grasses of Michigan for a truly beautiful watercolor painting.

Series II

Monday – April 10 Rocks & Fences
Monday – April 17. Water & Reflections
Monday – April 24 Sunlight & Shadow

Series III

Monday – May 1 Flowers & Plants
Monday – May 8 Painting from Photos
Monday – May 15 Painting from life