How to Draw Transparent Waves in Pastel

Skill Level : 1 Beginner

Medium : Pastel Painting

Subject : Seascapes

Tutor : Dennis Clark

Class Length : 2 hours 07 minutes

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Class Description

Waves are not the easiest to paint because of the movement of the water. The most spectacular is when a waves thins out just before it crashes and the light shines through the “window” from behind. In this class you will paint a large breaking wave, as well as the “roll-over” in pastel. The surfer indicates the size of the wave.

In this lesson you are going to learn:

1. How to draw the shape of the wave(s)
2. How to sort out the colours
3. How to indicate the spray
4. How to show the water reflections
5. How to draw the foam streaks.

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Really enjoyed this class!Dennis makes creating transparent waves so easy!!!


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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