Thanks LOLA for a great workshop. I spent the morning painting, demonstrating elements of nature, sky, water moving and still, rocks, handling trees, and different ways of creating textures.
Then the afternoon I conducted a paint-along involving some of the morning's demonstrations. Sharing techniques that allow my students to have a deeper understanding of the medium. I concentrate on composition, controlling wet-on-wet washes, drybrush, spattering, and lifting of the medium with one-on-one instruction.
The paint-along took 2.5 hours: I painted for an hour and my students accomplished their paintings in 1 and a half hours As you can see in the group photo I was quite pleased with all of the students paintings.
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DALE L POPOVICH IWS
is an award-winning watercolorist and teacher who is passionate about capturing the raw beauty of the American landscape with the fluid stroke of a brush. As you will see the works selected in his portfolio represent the breath of his holistic approach to painting. You can also learn along with this talented and experienced teacher through his workshops, Palette & Chisel, Mainstreet Art Center i Lake Zurich, IL, Elmhurst Art Museum, Towering Winds Academy of Fine Arts and Popovich Studio classes.