The Spaces In Between: Using Negative Space in Watercolor with Wendy Hallstrom
Please note: This class will be held virtually using Zoom. Click HERE to learn more about online learning with HAM and contact Joan Gavornik with any questions or concerns.
Learn how to recognize and apply negative space in watercolor compositions for stunning results. Shifting the compositional focus to the spaces in-between can improve drawing accuracy and increase both depth and contrast. All levels welcome; please view the materials list below to make sure that you have what you need.
- 140 lb. cold press watercolor paper, 9”x12” or larger
- Recommended brushes: 3/4″ to 1″ flat wash, round size 10 or 12, and a smaller round, size 6 or 7
- Masking fluid
- Plastic palette
- Mounting board (if using loose sheets of paper)
- Painters tape
- Tissue for blotting & lifting
- HB Pencil
- Paint (recommended palette): alizarin crimson, cadmium yellow, cadmium red, ultramarine blue, sap green, viridian green, raw sienna, burnt sienna, burnt umber, violet
- Optional colors: Cerulean blue, Payne’s gray, Chinese or permanent white (gouache)
Students will need access to a computer, laptop, tablet or phone with a camera, microphone and internet access for using the Zoom meeting app.