How to Combine Photographs for Painting in Watercolour

Skill Level : 1 Beginner

Medium : Watercolour Painting

Subject : Animals, Landscapes

Tutor : Dennis Clark

Class Length : 1 hour 57 minutes

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Class Description

Many artists use only one photograph to make a painting, and then they paint every single detail as seen. They do not take the trouble to recompose and to leave out or add  in objects that will improve the overall composition. In this class we will take an uninteresting landscape and, using three other photographs,  make a reasonably interesting final painting. It is not intended to produce a masterpiece here but to demonstrate just how one can produce results with just a bit of imagination. It is more like a mini-workshop!

In this lesson you will learn:

1.  How to choose different phographs
2.  How to make cutouts
3.  How to arrange them
4.  How to use them for the final painting

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About Dennis Clark

Dennis has been drawing and painting for most of his life (since 1944) and shortly after that in watercolours. During WWII there were no art books so to speak, so he had to teach himself through experimentation, sweat and tears. He teaches the following mediums online - Watercolours, Pastels, Acrylics, Pencil, Pastels, Pen and Ink and Oils.
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