Classes and Workshops
13-24 Watercolor Classes with International Artist Sheldon Saint
International artist Sheldon Saint will be exhibiting his watercolour collection “Bahamas Treasure” at the Williams Mill Gallery from January 23 to February 3. Sheldon will be offering watercolour workshops in the Arts Education Centre at the Williams Mill Visual Arts Centre while here.
This class is designed for students with some experience in watercolor techniques and builds slowly from the simple to the more complex. Demonstrations are a part of the class and painting from photographs is emphasized. Students focus on assignments to improve control of the medium, composition, specific painting challenges, seeing and capturing the effects of light, best tips, tricks and techniques for creating exceptionally realistic watercolor artwork. Whether you’re new to watercolors or wishing to perfect your layering techniques, you’ll find the insights and guidance you need in this course.
Monday January 28 – 9:30 am to 12 noon
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS CLASS
Artists new to watercolors and intermediate-level watercolor painters who wish to create realistic work with a greater sense of visual depth.
Watercolor tips learned in this course can be applied to any painting style and any skill level, and you will be one step closer to learning how to paint like the pros! You will be amazed at the new levels of dimension you will create!
All supplies are provided in these 2 1/2 hour courses.
About the Instructor
Noted Bahamian artist Sheldon Saint is recognized as one who captures the natural beauty and grace of the every-day-island life. Sheldon is a self-taught Artist who has been painting professionally for more than twenty (20) years creating exceptional detailed works of art in Oil, Watercolor, Egg Tempera and Conté.
Sheldon has exhibited extensively in The Bahamas since 1995. In 1996 he held his first one-man show; later that year he began experimenting with watercolors.
The colors I choose are not bold and often my compositions mimic the simple everyday life of my subject and their world that I find so intriguing.
My paintings tell us who we are, remind us of the delicacy, simplicity, abundance and dignity of our natural environment and shows humankind co-mingled with it.