Sketching & Watercolor Demo with Nicholas Choong

In conjunction with R E T R O S P E K T I V : A solo exhibition by Nicholas Choong, there will be a sketching and watercolour demo by the artist himself. 
 
Saturday 11 June 2016
3pm - 5pm
Free admission 
PORT commune, N

o.3, Jalan 51/201, Seksyen 51, 46050 Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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The definition of a sketch is :
- to make a rough drawing of
- to give a brief account or general outline of
- to perform (a gesture) with one’s hands or body

Sketching then, is a simply or hastily executed drawing or painting - a preliminary one - giving the essential features without the details.
Some of the topics that will be discussed are : 
- Perspective
- Sketching tools and materials
- Cross hatching
- Line
- The importance of thumbnail sketches

The watercolor demo will focus on these elements :
- Thoughts on an initial sketch
- Composition
- Painting watercolors wet into wet
- Dry brushing
- The importance of values
- Using a limited palette