Class 2: Front Elevation with Charles Shafer
February 23rd, 2021
The ICAA Louisiana Chapter hosted their second watercolor rendering class taught by Designer, Charles Shafer of Skurman Architects. The virtual half-day studio introduced the techniques of Beaux-Arts architectural watercolor wash rendering. The class covered the basic skills of stretching and painting techniques on a classical elevation of The Shadows on the Teche. Topics covered included the use of line weights, light, shade, shadow, and reflected light to produce a formal rendering.
- How to properly prepare a watercolor sheet for rendering.
- Basic techniques of watercolor washes.
- How architectural form influences the play of light, shade, shadow and reflected light upon a building.