- Skill Level
- All Levels
- February 11 - 12, 10AM - 3PM
Conjure the spirit of the landscape in this innovative program! Discover secrets and strategies for interpreting and simplifying the landscape as you build your painting from the ground up with overlapping bands and interlocking shapes.
Learn negative painting strategies and the successful sequencing of opaque and transparent glazes for a luxurious patina and gentle glow in your work.
Explore brushwork techniques for creating textures and subtle transitions of delicate tints and muted hues.
Learn how to layer lost and found edges to suggest windswept meadows and distant trees.
Investigate how and where to use captured negatives and establish minimal hard edges to gradually bring your work into soft focus.
Whether you work on location, from your imagination or photos, you will be amazed by this elegant, alternative method of painting the landscape.
Each of your two days with Linda includes live Keynote presentations, paint - along exercises, a full video demonstration, personal painting time, live Q&A and a review.
Linda Kemp is internationally recognized for her unique, contemporary watercolours and acrylics. Her innovative use of negative painting is the focus of her two best selling books, Watercolor Painting Outside the Lines and Simplifying Design and Color For Artists. Linda is featured in art publications, video and internet forums, with over one million YouTube views.
She is honoured to be a Life Member of the Canadian Society of Painters in Water Colour (CSPWC), the Ontario Society of Artists (OSA) and a Life Member of the Society of Canadian Artists (SCA). Her award winning paintings are in collections around the world, including The Royal Collection, Windsor Castle, U.K.
In 2008 Linda was awarded the A.J. Casson Medal for Outstanding Achievement in Water Colour, the top award for the CSPWC National Exhibition, Open Waters. In 2005 she was Awarded Woman of the Year for Arts and Culture.
Linda is an enthusiastic teacher who truly cares about the sharing of knowledge with her students, She instructs at symposiums and workshops throughout Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom and France. She has served as juror for numerous national and international exhibitions including the 2020 Women in Watercolor International Juried Competition.
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