From Photos to Fantastic: Painting Watercolor Cityscapes with Iain Stewart

Artist: Iain Stewart
Producer: North Light
SKU: 22-IS3d
Runtime: 1 Hour, 46 Minutes

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Take a dull, gray Paris street scene and turn it into bright, sun-filled afternoon with this watercolor workshop.


Watercolor artist Iain Stewart will show you have to transform your photo reference into a painting more beautiful than the original scene with artistic interpretation. Start with learning how to draw preliminary and final sketches for a strong composition. Take creative license and change the light and color to make a bright and stunning painting. Along the way you will learn watercolor techniques such as working with variegated colors, dry brushing, negative, painting tips for color mixing, creating figures within the cityscape, and more!You will learn watercolor painting techniques and enjoy painting watercolor cityscapes.

Inside From Photos to Fantastic: Painting Watercolor Cityscapes you will find:

  • 107 minutes of quality expert instruction
  • Step-by-step lessons for drawing and painting techniques to develop your cityscape
  • Tips for creating strong composition during the drawing phase

About Iain Stewart
Iain Stewart is a watercolor artist and signature member of the National Watercolor Society. His work has received numerous awards in international competition and he is a sought after juror and workshop instructor. He is also an architectural illustrator with an international clientele. Iain maintains a studio in Opelika, Alabama.

Watercolors from Daniel Smith, Winsor & Newton, or Holbein
French Ultramarine
Burnt Orange
Quinachridone Burnt Scarlet
Raw Sienna
Burnt Umber
New Gamboge
Cadmium Scarlet
Cobalt Blue
Cobalt Violet Deep
Neutral Tint
Cobalt Teal Blue
Phthalo Turquoise
Chinese White
Winsor Yellow
Light Red
Alizarin Crimson
Winsor Orange
Cerulean Blue
Zinc White
Greenish Yellow
Mineral Violet
Verditer Blue

Bamboo brush holder
Escoda series synthetic Versatil and Perla

Sketchbooks: Stillman & Birn Alpha Series hardbound sketchbooks
Stillman & Birn loose sketch paper
Arches or Saunders cold-pressed paper, 140 lb.

Craig Young brass, winged watercolor palette or Shy Artist's Watercolor palette

Sponges and rags
Masking tape
Burnishing tool
Pencils and Eraser for sketching
Spritzing bottle
Gator foam stretching board

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