Marrakech in Watercolour

Join Julie's step by step demonstration inspired by her travels to Marrakech.
Completed in 1603 El Badi Palace was once quite beautiful and although it is now a crumbling ruin it still retains it's charm, with the added light and shade effects.
In this video demonstration you will learn how to :-
*Interpret light and shade
*Mix colours using a limited palette
*Build up washes of colour wet on dry
*Produce variegated washes using wet on wet techniques
*Build confidence to approach a subject matter and using Julie's guidance create your own interpretation.
Please send in your finished painting to the Student Gallery. We love to see the results!

You will need

Watercolours:
Cadmium yellow pale
Raw sienna or Yellow ochre
Permanent rose
Scarlet lake
Winsor blue (green shade)
Indigo or Payne's grey

I have used:-
Brushes:
Size 4 and 6 round (Da Vinci Maestro sable series 35)or alternative make
Da Vinci mop brush size 4 or alternative large brush for wetting the paper
Flat 1/2 " brush (Prolene by Pro Arte)

B Pencil
Pebeo Masking fluid plus small old brush or tip of a feather
Masking tape

Watercolour paper:
Approx A3 size 140lb NOT (a slight texture) Fabriano Artistico Extra White or Bockingford paper
Finished painting approx 33 x 23 cms

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