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Beach and Waves in Oils | Marcel Desbiens

Beach and Waves in Oils | Marcel Desbiens

Learn to paint the frozen moment of a gentle rolling wave on the beach with a view on the background environment, headland and rocks. Capture the transparency, colour and texture of the water movement by using the right brush strokes and variation between translucence of colours and opacity of the white.

In this one day workshop, you will learn a quick and easy way to paint realistic representation of water – still and in motion. Marcel’s expertise and easy to learn techniques developed over the years of experimentation and research, will enable you to achieve instant results.

What will I learn?

Through step-by-step demonstrations and ‘hands-on’ exercises, you will learn how to:

• capture the effects of the transparency of water, using layering techniques
• choose the right brushes and mediums to reproduce highly realistic effects
• achieve the different textures created by water
• recreate the emotional value of water.

Who is this course suitable for?

This workshop is suitable for all skill levels, however basic knowledge and skills in oils is a prerequisite. Ask our friendly team for advice if you are not sure if this workshop is for you.

What do I need to bring?

All materials are provided

What is Provided?

• tea, coffee and biscuits (you might like to bring your own cup)
• a friendly, supportive and encouraging learning environment
• connection to the Brisbane Painting Classes art community

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

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Course testimonials:

  • Beautiful and friendly studio! Every time I am very impressed how Marcel Desbiens is such a good teacher and how easy to learn to paint with him step by step! Thank you! Elena N Gold Coast
  • I enjoyed learning about creating a transparent effect painting water with oils. The class was relaxed and friendly and Marcel was a generous and patient teacher. It was good to have materials provided. Anne S Chappel Hill
  • What did I most enjoy about my experience? I most enjoyed the personal support and interest from both Marcel and Yasmin. Learned a great deal. Warren H Ferny Hills