Friday, 8 March 2013

Classic Water Colour Wash

David attended a workshop where Robert Goldsmith demonstrated his water colour technique at the Gardens Gallery in Cheltenham. Inspired by Robert’s style the art class recreated a classic painting by Thomas Hearne using a classic water colour wash style.

(22 September 1744 – 13 April 1817)
Thomas Hearne was born at Marshfield, Gloucestershire.
He was an English landscape painter, engraver and illustrator. Hearne's watercolours were typified by applying a wash of subtle subdued colours over a clear outline in fine brush, pen or pencil.  His techniques were studied by younger artists such as Thomas Girtin and J. M. W. Turner and many modern water colourists today.
View of Gloucester - Thomas Hearne

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