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2019 Workshops and Demos

Meeta Dani

'Olden Days' - Watercolor workshop in BURNABY Date: March 15 to 17, 2019 Workshop highlight includes: For beginners to advanced 21 hours of intensive watercolor painting tuition Fee includes tuition fees & painting supplies Light snacks & refreshments 'Realistic Watercolor Unleashed' book signing Certificate of Completion Timing: 10:30 am to 5:30 pm Workshop Fee: $325 CAD (taxes included) The Workshop: Through extensive demonstrations and step-by-step tuition will be provided to improve your overall watercolor skills. Participants will learn to paint a still-life subject of an old Indian wooden door with lots of interesting textures in a realistic style using watercolors. The painting techniques will include working...

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2018 Workshops & Demos

Meeta Dani

Photorealistic Painting Workshop in Tuscany Date: 02-12 May 2018 Workshop highlight includes: 30 hours extensive watercolor painting tuition Meet and greet pizza party with Villa Pizzaiolo Lerici day tour San Gimignano day tour Cooking lessons with Private Chef Lucca town tour Ceramic course Wine Tasting Puccini concert in a Romanesque church with 8-course Dinner Glamorous Tuscan farewell dinner and many more … Cost for the workshop: 2749€ The workshop package at Casa Fiori includes: Accommodation (twin-share***) All tuition fees All painting supplies All excursions Airport transfers and local transportation including day trips to Lucca, San Gimignano, Lerici. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner (excluding 1 lunch in San Gimignano) Note: Cost of...

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How I painted a blurred background in my painting 'The Look'

Meeta Dani

I first sketched the outlines of my subject using measurement technique directly on the watercolor paper (Arches Cold-Pressed 140#). Then I applied the masking  fluid on the boundaries of the subject. This way I can be more carefree while applying the wet-on-wet washes on the background. Once the masking fluid was totally dry I applied clear water on the background area using my 2 inch hake brush and then dropped milky consistency paints (Olive Green, Indigo, Quinacridone Gold, Brown Madder) and spread them gently using my round no.6 brush. Once the background is completely dry I applied the 2nd layer of colors...

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