Tag Archives: Class paintings

Watercolor classes versus painting at home

Reflections of Victoria Bridge Penrith by watercolour painting Joe Cartwright

Some students only attend watercolor classes or workshops. They rarely produce artwork at home or in their studio. I am always encouraging my students to try and paint as much as possible at home. In addition to attending my watercolor classes. I did this because I noticed that those that did so progressed much faster Continue Reading …»

Wet weather street painting

Bathurst in the rain wet weather street painting by Joe Cartwright

Here is the wet weather street painting I did with my students last week. Actually the painting was completed over three classes. Here are the three main stages: Drawing a street scene The first week we covered how to draw a street scene. The key point is to start with eye level (horizon) and then Continue Reading …»

Watercolor painting of sheep on Australian farm

Grazing sheep on and Australian farm watercolor painting

This watercolor painting of sheep was completed recently by my class. The week before I had conducted a workshop in the country and brought back some good reference photos. I was staying on a farm with loads of excellent painting subjects. As we hadn’t painted sheep before I thought this would be a good topic for Continue Reading …»

Watercolor painting demo of warm red sky and reflections

Lake Bonney sunset completed watercolor painting demonstration by Joe Cartwright

I have just finished posting my latest watercolor painting demonstration. This one is of Lake Bonney in South Australia. You can view the complete demo at this link: Lake Bonney watecolor painting demonstration. You can see the finished watercolor painting below.  

Tea Gardens sunrise watercolor painting

Watercolor Paintng Tea Gardens sunrise with house boat on Myall River

This is a class demonstration watercolor painting titled “Tea Gardens Sunrise over the Myall river, New South Wales”. I was attracted to this scene by the light reflected on the water of the Myall River at Tea Gardens in New South Wales. Watercolor is a great medium for capturing light so decided to do this Continue Reading …»

Page 1 of 212