Soft Toys using Gouache paints

Around the end of May we did about three weeks working with gouache paints. These are known as poster paints and can be described as watercolour with body. They are opaque and have a soft chalky finish. They are particularly good for graphic work are highly controllable when used without too much water. I asked […]

Colour mixing from last term

Last term we spent 4 weeks working on colour mixing, covering orange with the squash which has been posted. After that we looked at green, dulled colours with onions and mushrooms and finally using blue objects. I have put all these into a gallery for speed. Hopefully this was a fairly comprehensive look at colour […]

Coloured objects

Following on from last weeks filling the space exercise, this week we did the same thing but this time used coloured objects and painted the compositions in gouache. I asked people to bring in a few objects of a certain type of colour eg blue objects or green ones. The objects will be varying hues […]