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How to Paint the Rubrum Lily in Watercolor by Ross Barbera
"How to Paint the Rubrum Lily in Watercolor"
by Ross Barbera
As seen on Ross Barbera's You Tube Realisticart Channel. Combines Parts 1 and 2 of of the videos "How to Paint the Rubrum Lily in Watercolor" in a single DVD. (60 minutes)
In this video Ross Barbera demonstrates, in easy to follow, step-by-step instructions, classic watercolor painting techniques. With more than thirty years of college teaching experience, Ross has developed a unique teaching style in which he successfully guides his students through all phases of the watercolor painting process.
Packed with useful watercolor information, this DVD contains effective and practical watercolor painting tips. Using the beautiful Rubrum Lily for the painting's subject, the watercolor painting demonstration presented in this DVD is seen from the artist's perspective. Viewers see exactly what Ross sees as he develops his painting. The close-up views of this painting's development provide the best possible vantage point to watch Ross as he guides his viewers through every step of the painting process. In this DVD, you will clearly see the development of a beautiful flower watercolor painting, and every step will be explained in well-articulated detail.
Part 1 of the DVD introduces the basic watercolor setup, tools, paintbrushes and paints, and the initial stages of the painting's development. Topics discussed range from watercolor techniques used to apply washes of color, color mixing, masking and paper preparation.
Part 2 continues with the overall development of the painting. You will learn how to control washes of color to achieve specific results. You will watch Ross demonstrate "wet into wet" painting techniques, and he will show viewers how to effectively interpret the subject matter. Part 2 will then conclude with Ross's method for developing the painting's background. Viewers will watch him prepare the paper for the final color applications and learn how to control flows of color to create effective results.
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Ross Barbera's awards include a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, a New York State CAPS Fellowship, a grant from the Hillwood Art Museum, C.W. Post College, and numerous awards from juried art exhibitions. He has exhibited his paintings in SOHO, Midtown Manhattan, Long Island and in the Berkshires, MA.