Learn the favorite watercolor painting secrets of acclaimed watercolor artist Charles Reid in this exciting painting video. Charles Reid's Watercolor Secrets DVD offers great instruction and tips for working with watercolor to paint buildings and people.
In this art video, you'll watch and learn as Charles Reid shows you how to create a variety of landscapes including a wheelbarrow against a lovely country backdrop and a more detailed painting of a quaint inn. As each scene develops, Charles shares the secrets to his loose, impressionistic style. Explore possibilities, push boundaries and try something new with this instructional and fun video lesson!
Charles also discusses watercolor painting techniques for how to paint from life and mix the right colors to create flesh tones.
Charles Reid has long been considered a master of the medium of watercolor. His paintings are fresh and spontaneous, displaying his profound understanding of light and color and expert drawing ability. The viewer is immediately drawn into his rich compositions. His figures are beautifully rendered, in a simple, direct and natural, gestural manner that reveals his interest in painting the light as much as the person.
Reid was born in Cambridge, New York, and studied art at the University of Vermont and the Art Students League of New York. He has won numerous awards, including the Childe Hassam Purchase Prize at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the National Academy of Design and the American Watercolor Society. In 1980 he was elected to the National Academy of Design. Public collections of his work include Smith College, Yellowstone Art Center, Brigham Young College, Roche Corporation, and the National Academy of Design. In addition to painting, Reid teaches workshops around the world. He has written eleven books on painting in watercolor and oil.
115 minute art instruction video.
|Run Time||115 min.|
|Author / Artist||Charles Reid|
|Subject||Painting, Painting Techniques and Materials, Watercolors|