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Continuing Education at PAFA

Lecture & Seminar

The Art of Watercolor with James Toogood (ONLINE - Session 2) PT 604AW_ON


with James Toogood

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 1, 2021 at 1 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Join James Toogood  AWS/NWS/AAA, PAFA CE faculty, renowned watercolorist, and author of Incredible Light and Texture in Watercolor for a discussion of what is needed to paint truly great and successful watercolors.  Referencing his own award-winning watercolor landscapes, cityscapes and portraits, James will present a thorough explanation of watercolor materials and techniques via Zoom.  Topics will include the proper selection and preparation of your paper, brushes, color palettes as well as a thorough discussion of paint and pigment.  James will take you through the development of a painting, from drawing and composition to opening washes to a completed piece.  He will talk about how to develop a sense of light and atmosphere, and how to achieve a range of textural effects from glass, metal, stone, grass and water and more!

Note:  This course is lecture-only but is interactive with plenty of time for student questions.  There are no required materials for this class.

Register by:  October 27

CE Policy Guide Fall 2021

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Image: James Toogood, Mixed Emotions, watercolor on paper, 22 x 30 in.

Painting Over the Line (ONLINE - Session 2) PT 703EL_ON


with Kassem Amoudi

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 3, 2021 at 1 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Take your work to the next level under the guidance of artist/critic/mentor Kassem Amoudi in this live Zoom class.  Expert instruction and advice from the instructor will push you to explore new possibilities and work more intuitively, allowing unplanned marks and passages to become artistic breakthroughs.  Paint from personal subject matter to find your own visual language, informed by examples from contemporary and modern art. Painting experience recommended.  Kassem will begin each class with a slide presentation/lecture focusing on how master artists through history have addressed color, harmony, focal points, space, mark making, paint application, and more, and how to appy these concepts to your own work. 

Register by:  October 29

Materials List : Amoudi PT703EL_ON Session 2 Online

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