The Chemistry of Watercolour - Spirit of the Landscape - Workshop Artist Wyn Vogel


From: Friday September 17, 2021, 10:00 am

To: Friday September 17, 2021, 3:00 pm


The Chemistry of Watercolour - Workshop Artist Wyn Vogel

Curator of The Australian Watercolour Muster - 2021 and Artist - Wyn Vogel will explore the 'Spirit of the Landscape' inspired by our North Queensland Colours, Shapes and Textures.

Wyn will introduce you to the amazing vivid - yet transparent Daler Rowney Aquafine Pigment Inks, as well as letting the chemistry of the watercolour pigments from more traditional tubes of paint work and flow across your paper - we will be using large brushes and lots of water!

Fish Lane Studios - will bring the Aquafine Inks for you to try during this Workshop - Raw Sienna - Cadmium Yellow Deep Hue - Phthalo Blue - Ultramarine Blue Dark and Quinacridone Magenta!

Materials to Bring With You:

  • 1 full sheet of watercolour paper – cold press 300gsm or a pad of paper of similar weight.
  • Paint Colours – Ultramarine Blue – Phthalo Blue – Raw Sienna – Quinacridone Gold or Australian Red Gold – Alizarin Crimson and Cadmium Yellow
  • Black Waterproof Ink
  • A nib pen to work your ink onto the paper - this needs only to be an old style school nib pushed into a holder - don't buy and expensive calligraphy pen .... no need!!

Brushes – at least those below – but please bring whatever you have in your kit don't race out and buy new ones necessarily!

  • 1 x wide wash brush – for wet work, and
  • 1 x wide wash brush (goat hair) – for dry work
  • 1 x long hair brush (a rigger or squirrel style brush) for detailed line work and layering of your colours - NEEF Squirrel - 4400 No 10
  • a 2B pencil and if you would like a rubber
  • Hair dryer to dry your work between layers
  • Backing board (core board or similar from Bunnings) and tape to manage your paper – we don’t use an easel we tape the paper to the backing board so we can move the paper and tilt or turn as needed to manage your paint and water.




Sorry: Event is Fully Booked


The Old Court House Gallery

38 Abbott Street, Cairns City QLD

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