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Beach Scenes in Oils | Marcel Desbiens

Beach Scenes in Oils | Marcel Desbiens

Learn to paint the frozen moment of a small rolling wave on the beach. Capture the transparency, colour and texture of the water movement by using the right brush strokes and variation between translucence of colours and opacity of the white.

In this one day workshop you will learn a quick and easy way to paint realistic representations of water – both still, and in motion. Marcel’s expertise and easy to learn techniques, developed over years of experimentation and research, will enable you to achieve instant results.

What will I learn?

Through step-by-step demonstrations and ‘hands-on’ exercises, you will learn how to:

• capture the effects of the transparency of water, using layering techniques
• choose the right brushes and mediums to reproduce highly realistic effects
• achieve the different textures created by water
• recreate the emotional value of water.

Who is this course suitable for?

This workshop is suitable for all skill levels, however, basic knowledge and skills in oils is a prerequisite. Ask our friendly team for advice if you are not sure if this workshop is for you.

What do I need to bring?

All materials are provided

What is Provided?

• tea, coffee and biscuits (you might like to bring your own cup)
• a friendly, supportive and encouraging learning environment
• connection to the Bienarte art community

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

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Course testimonials:

  • I really enjoyed Marcel's course. It was great information from an amazing artist. The course was well planned and structured, it was easy to understand his instruction and the right amount of challenge. Great days. Thank you. Chris N Gold Coast
  • Learning about the different brush techniques and tips and tricks from Marcel. It is also wonderful to be able to tap into Marcel's vast knowledge of traditional painting techniques. He is very willing to share this with others. K. Sullivan The Gap
  • Very clear, great information and good pace of teaching. Thank you. Paul S Mt. Crosby