Have you rented a video lately? Please note that in the envelope with your Watermark you will find a flyer that lists new videos that are not listed in the 2013 yellow “Slides & Videos” brochure. On the WSO website you will find a complete list of videos including those in the enclosed flyer. In addition you’ll find rental rates, easy instructions for renting, and information on how you can earn free videos by volunteering for WSO events. What a deal!

No rest for video rental chair Mojdeh Bahar--she will make sure you get a good one!

No rest for video rental chair Mojdeh Bahar–she will make sure you get a good one!

WSO maintains a collection of videos which are available to members. For a small rental fee, $7, or $5 per item for two or more items, members can learn about water media in the comfort of their own home and on their own time schedule. When you can’t afford the time or money for a workshop, this is the next best thing!

The rentals are only available to members of WSO. If you are not a member and would like to rent videos, please consider becoming a subscriber member.

Renting is easy. Look at the list below (please note VHS or DVD format) then email me with the artist and the title to check for availability. I will get back to you within a couple of days. One rental is $7.00 (includes S&H one way) and two rentals are $10.00 (if rented at the same time, includes S&H one way). All rentals are for the duration of 2 weeks.

FREE DVD RENTALS:
Volunteering for WSO = 4 free rentals per year.
Volunteering at WSO Conventions = 2 free rentals.
Donating a DVD to the library = 1 free rental and you will always rent your donated DVD for free.
Joining a WSO critique group = 1 free rental per year.

Send a check for $3.43 to cover S&H. Otherwise we as an organization will be losing money for every free voucher.

For more information, contact:

Mojdeh Bahar
WSO Video Librarian
rentals@watercolorsocietyoforegon.com

Don Andrews

NA

VHS

1988 WSO, Bend – Demo of painting figures in a loose, exciting way and helpful instruction on backgrounds.

Don Andrews

90 min.

VHS

Making Watercolors Glow – Reach deeper into the pigment well, intensify your paintings with lush exciting color and gain more intimate understanding of the medium.

Don Andrews

90 min.

VHS

Making Watercolors Glow – Reach deeper into the pigment well, intensify your paintings with lush exciting color and gain more intimate understanding of the medium.

Linda Baker

1hr. 28 min.  DVD

Layers of Design in Watercolor

Linda Baker

59 min.  DVD

Fearless Watercolor: Layering and Color

Mary Todd Beam

1 hr. 40 min.  DVD

From Trash to Treasure

Susan Bourdet

75 min.

VHS
or
DVD

Bold and Beautiful, Backyard Wildlife in Watercolor – Wildlife painter and print artist, Bourdet demonstrates tips on photographing wildlife, shows you how to create luminous wet-into-wet backgrounds, dry brush weathered wood, spattering, and the use of gouache to add sunlit sparkle. She also demonstrates how to achieve depth while maintaining the illusion of soft feathering and delicate vibrant flowers.

Gerald Brommer

30 min.

VHS
or
DVD

Creating Abstract Art – Demos of four methods to create abstraction in painting- simplification of shapes, distortion, emphasis on overlap- ping shapes and fracturing, and contour continuation.

Gerald Brommer

60 min.

VHS
or
DVD

Watercolor and Collage – Known for his richly textured paintings, Brommer adds texture to watercolors with rice paper collage. Demo is a landscape from concept to finish.

Carrie Burns Brown

75 min.

DVD

Water Media Collage Workshop Carrie brings your collages to a new level.  She shows how to; make richly textured papers and personalized stamps, how to sandwich fibers and to alter pre-existing materials to make them more personal, as well as how to use color harmonies and simple design structure to strengthen your work.

Robert Burridge

79 min.  DVD

Abstract Florals from Loose Colorful Splatters

Robert Burridge

55 min.  DVD

Abstract Painting & Collage

Robert Burridge

107 min.  DVD

Loosen Up with Acrylics

Betty Carr

120 min.

VHS
or
DVD

Capturing Limited Light with Expressive BrushworkFrom four camera angles Carr shows her techniques for painting darks first to create depth and energy. Thinking like an oil painter and sculptor she ”carves” depth out of her watercolor and uses expressive, dancing brushwork. Artists of every experience level will benefit from the tips and gems of wisdom from this artist.

Alvaro Castagnet

60 min.

VHS

Watercolor Painting with Passion – Castagnet believes that “passion” is one of the most important elements in a masterful work of art. He shows how it is possible to transcend the principles of technique and take watercolor painting to a higher plateau. His style is fast and loose, and he loves bright, vibrant colors.

Alvaro Castagnet

90 min.

DVD

Inspired Watercolor

Alvaro Castagnet

90 min.

DVD

The Passionate Painter in Antwerp

Cheng-Khee Chee

125 min.

VHS

Marbleizing and Monoprinting  Demonstrates his most intuitive and personal style of marbleizing and monoprinting to create dreamlike imagery.  You learn what materials to select, how to handle the delicate paper, how to manipulate the shapes, and how to create imagery that are the basis of some of his prize winning paintings.

Cheng-Khee Chee

2 hr. 10 min.  DVD

Introduction and Interview

Cheng-Khee Chee

1 hr. 45 min.  DVD

The Traditional Watercolor Approach

Cheng-Khee Chee

1 hr. 36 min. DVD

Splash Color Technique

Cheng-Khee Chee

1 hr. 36 min.  DVD

Saturated Wet Technique

Virginia Cobb

105 min.

DVD

Acrylic Abstract Painting – Virginia developes three abstract paintings while you are listening to her thought process.  She builds rich understructures, creating unpredictable shapes, textures and color, destroys and then creates again.  The result of her rational design process is multiple layers of depth and mystery.

Julia Cohn

90 min.

DVD

The Dance of Watercolor Luminosity Luster Iridescence

Tony Couch

50 min.

VHS
or
DVD

Painting Barns in Watercolor – Painted on location, Couch demos step-by-step what he’s doing and why while painting barns, weeds and sky. Camera shows many closeups in this easy to follow format.

Tony Couch

55 min.

VHS
or
DVD

Painting Streams, Rocks and Trees in Watercolor – Couch shares his skills as he portrays a mountain stream, trees, weeds and rocks. He arranges light, middle and dark values to create a center of interest and see how color, lines, shapes and texture are used to develop strong design.

Tony Couch

55 min.

VHS

Watercolor Symbols: Trees and Water – The secret to sparkling watercolor is to paint symbols for the object rather than the actual object. Demos are trees with and without foliage and water including reflections.

Tony Couch

115 min.

VHS

Winter’s Soft Mantle – Demo from start to finish of out buildings in a snowscape. See it evolve while he explains what he is doing and why.

Carl Dailo

120 min.

DVD

Color Power – Carl uses lush color and active brushwork to create colorful, energetic environments. He uses a limited palette and a quick sketch with simple figures and paints the scene in a logical yet free manner.

Carl Dailo

1 hr. 23 min.  DVD

Sketching in Perspective: Drawing & Composition

Ratinda Das

62 min.

DVD

Painting a Personal Reality – Das gives us a wonderful example of how to shake-off old habits and listen to our muse. His strong design sense and willingness to question common expectations permit new freedom and individuality in watercolor.

Sterling Edwards

67 min.  DVD

Luminous Watercolor: The Wooded Landscape

Sterling Edwards

85 min.  DVD

Painting Luminous and Stylized Florals

Jane Evans

90 min.

VHS

Chinese Brush Painting – An Introduction – A teacher of this delicate art since 1979, Jane demos the traditional flora and fauna –  bamboo, birds, fish, pandas, as well as rocks and landscape. A thorough and stimulating lesson in this beautiful art form.

Frank Francese

120 min. DVD

Exciting Color in Everyday Paintings

Frank Francese

48 min. DVD

Fast and Loose with Frank Francese

Jane Gidlow

90 min.

DVD

The Art of Colored Pencil – Jane covers a few basics in this video then jumps into a project from conception to completion. She shows her; photo selection, composition, cropping, modified grisaille approach, color layering, and light touch approach for flexibility and elegance.

Polly Hammett

90 min.

VHS
or
DVD

Design With The Figure – Hammett utilizes a unique, multifaceted design approach as she develops and completes a painting. She discusses all her design considerations including interaction with models, contour drawings, background, light and dark patterns to achieve a strong visual statement, and others. Her approach to design is applicable to any subject, and she also shares insights on subjects integral to being an artist.

Marc Taro Holmes

60 min. DVD

Panoramic Landscape Painting

Marc Taro Holmes

100 min. DVD

Urban Sketching: Drawing & Painting in a Travel Journal

Marc Taro Holmes

69 min. DVD

Urban Sketching: Drawing Birds

Marc Taro Holmes

81 min. DVD

Urban Sketching: Drawing People in Places

Taylor Ikin

1 hr. 58 min.  DVD

Dancing with Yupo

Paul Jackson

 VHS

Painting Light and Landscapes, 2 vol.

George James

90 min.

DVD

The Artistic Process on Yupo Paper – James has developed a process that promotes predictable results and a creative flexibility unheard of using regular watercolor paper. He demonstrates his technique  using Yupo paper and encourages the use of large tubes of inexpensive watercolors. He clearly explains the theory behind his every move and the viewer will understand how to anticipate and create desired effects.

George James

75 min.

VHS
or
DVD

Mastering Yupo – Techniques for Synthetic Paper – James has developed a process that promotes predictable results and a creative flexibility unheard of using regular watercolor paper. He demonstrates his technique  using Yupo paper and encourages the use of large tubes of inexpensive watercolors. He clearly explains the theory behind his every move and the viewer will understand how to anticipate and create desired effects.

George James

3 hr.

DVD

Designing for Content, Yupo Master ClassJames leads you through his methods for bending and shaping the rules to fit his artistic expression, using concepts like direct experience, visual rhythm, point of view, emotional color, creative freedom and painterly action to create a personal painting on yupo.

Linda Kemp

111 min.  DVD

Negative Painting Techniques, Watercolor

Linda Kemp

88 min. VHS

Painting outside the lines a positive approach to negative painting

James Kirk

60 min.

VHS

Part 1, The Elements of Design – Covers the elements of design in drawing and painting. Demonstrations of a unique series of exercises lead directly into painting a portrait in watercolor, emphasizing artistic content and interpretation over realism, and value over line and color.

James Kirk

60 min.

VHS

Part 2, The Magic of Light and Dark – Different approaches to portrait painting. Kirk weighs and implements each of the elements and principles of design In several paintings. His main concern is to capture the essence artistically not photographically.

James Kirk

59 min.

VHS

Part 3, Figure Drawing and Painting – The focus is on understanding principles and stimulating creativity, rather than on systematic imitation. Kirk first shows the use of dry media in drawing and sketching, then demonstrates the application of the same skills to a watercolor painting of a nude. Split screen technology is used to show both the model and the painting process simultaneously.

James Kirk

60 min.

DVD

Portraits in Watercolor, Part 1

James Kirk

59 min.

DVD

Portraits in Watercolor, Part 2

James Kirk

58 min.

DVD

Figure Drawing and Painting

Jan Kunz

60 min.

DVD

Getting Started Right in Watercolor – This is a great basic introduction to watercolor. Learn about materials, brush techniques, basic washes, negative painting, softening edges, preventing bleedbacks, simplification, etc.

Jan Kunz

65 min.

VHS
or
DVD

Watercolor Portrait Painting – Compre-hensive guide to vibrant, life-like portraits.  Includes printed step-by-step explanation, value scale  and color/pigment wheel.

Jan Kunz

55 min.

VHS
or
DVD

Painting Roses in Crystal – Paint along with Jan as she demos how to create the illusion of sunlight flooding through a crystal vase filled with roses. Learn to suggest translucent petals and reflected light from glow. Includes printed materials and full color print of final painting.

Jan Kunz

80 min

VHS
or
DVD

Painting Watercolor Portraits – A simple Approach from Photo to Finish. Jan demonstrates the entire process of painting a portrait, from start to finish. She shows you shortcuts and tips for getting shine in hair, painting eyes that sparkle and mouth and teeth that look real. All levels will benefit from this tape.

Robbie Laird

133 min.

 DVD

Flowing Florals, the Informed Intuitive Approach – Robbie teaches you how to prepare before beginning to paint. She encourages the exciting fluid richness of saturated color, then re-enters the painting to manipulate edge quality, enhance colors, lift areas, scrape lines and create seamless transitions. She also adds gesture and accent color to her paintings with pastels.

Skip Lawrence

83 min.

VHS

Designing with Light in Watercolor – Paint the shapes of shadow, what remains is the shape of light.  This premise unifies the design and creates more interesting patterns of shape.  A street scenedemo illustrates the point.

Skip Lawrence

117 min.

DVD

The Secrets of Color Set – This DVD will help clarify and refresh your artistic visions and will bring new excitement to your work. By understanding the secrets of “Value”, “Hue” and “Intensity”, every artist can make design decisions, not design accidents.

Skip Lawrence

60 min.

VHS

Understanding Watercolor – Emphasis is how to design a painting using big shapes, simple value organization and a commitment to personal style through the use of color, texture and concept.

Tom Lynch

60 min.

VHS

Capturing Light in Painting –   Dynamic demo of techniques to make paintings more exciting by adding the feeling of light.  Lots of information to create special effects and drama in still lifes and landscapes.

Tom Lynch

60 min

VHS

Emphasizing Values in Painting  (60 min) How to create depth in a painting with values and contrast.  Subject is old house in the country.  Great tips and techniques for sky and trees.

Tom Lynch

60 min

VHS

Capturing Mood and Expression in Watercolor – In this video, Lynch teaches you how to make your paintings so expressive that your viewers will be overwhelmed by the mood.  You will learn how to decide on a mood, how to start and how to exagerate the mood.  He demonstrates establishing the impact area,  the use of 4-juicy colors and how to avoid details.

Tom Lynch

60 min

VHS

Marketing Your Art – In an interview format, Lynch offers inside information on his tried and true methods for creating a steady demand for your work. He answers questions on setting goals, target marketing, developing mailing lists and determining prices for your work. He also discusses creating demand, working with your gallery, trading or bartering, generating publicity and doing commissions.

Tom Lynch 60 min. DVD Special Effects in Watercolor – Part 1 – Tom shows how to perfect a variety of special effects will heighten the effect of your painting.  He covers spray bottle edges, tissue clouds, spray bottle leaves, tree trunks and branches, sunset sky, sparkle on water, and more.

Tom Lynch

60 min.

DVD

Special Effects in Watercolor – Part 2 – This video shows more of Tom’s special painting effects.  Watch how Tom paints a colorful first wash, paints the shadows first, abstracts the edges, varies the brush strokes, alternates patterns, layers textures, uses an electric eraser, paints rays of light and shadows and reflections.

Mark Mehaffey

100 min.

DVD

Build Design and Color Using a Mouth Atomizer – Mehaffey uses a straight forward approach to design and discusses the use of resource materials, color and values and how to establish a focal point.  He also demonstrates how to use complimentary colors in your painting and uses an inexpensive tool, the ”mouth atomizer” to blow watercolor in solution for beautiful, smooth transitions in large areas. The ”mouth atomizer” is provided along with the rental of this video.

Mark Mehaffey

100 min.

DVD

Painting a dramatic landscape in Watercolor

Judy Morris

75 min.

VHS
or
DVD

Tuscan Textures, Rich Textures Using Salt – Judy shows how to choose the right colors and salts to achieve amazingly rich textures.

Barbara Nechis

(no title)  Drops of color onto wet paper inspire and suggest direction for the demos of florals and trees.  She has a unique approach.

Barbara Nechis

1 hr. 50 min.  DVD

Tools for Transforming Troubled Watercolors

Barbara Nechis

2 hr 22 min.  DVD

Watercolor from Within

Richard Nelson

60 min.  DVD

Dimensions of Color

Richard Nelson

60 min.  DVD

Lessons

Richard Nelson

60 min.  DVD

In Retrospect

Claudia Nice

91 min. DVD

Painting Trees in Watercolor, Pen & Ink

Birgit O’Connor

59 min.  DVD

Rocks, Sand & Sea Glass

Birgit O’Connor

85 min.  DVD

Waves, Water & Clouds

Carla O’Connor

130 min.

DVD

Figure Design in Gouache, the Process – Carla uses the human form as a springboard for powerful expressive design. She works on gesso coated paper. She uses interlocking shapes to create direction and movement, and establishes a strong value pattern. She layers darks and lights to create textures and patterns and juicy transitions.

Arleta Pech

na

DVD

Pure Color Glazing in WatercolorArleta Pech walks you through the process of creating a vibrant watercolor. She discusses photographing the subject, enlarging it to fit the paper, creating rich backgrounds, color choices to help ensure mud-free paintings and the process she calls ”pure color glazing”. A great technique for any subject.

Jean Pederson

117 min.

DVD

Wet Glazing Watercolor Portraits – Learn to paint expressive portraits by combining watercolor with other mediums. Jane uses a gradual glazing process of thin layers of transparent paint to keep portraits under control. She has short intensive demo’s on; facial proportions, layering values, reflected light, and other theory utilized in her final paintings.

Ann Pember

110 min.

DVD

Painting in the Flow of Watercolor on High Plate Illustration Board – Ann creates a design that captures a mountain stream’s energy. She uses only 5 colors and 2 brushes and sequences the paint and water to create a delicate variety of textures. Moss covered rocks, dense forest foliage, and energetic currents of water come to life.

Lynn Powers

2 hr.  DVD

A Solid Start in Watercolor

Stephen Quiller

60 min.

VHS

Color Concepts – Comprehensive discussion and demo of color wheel and color schemes.  Also explains hue, value and intensity relationships as well as dominant and subordinate color in a painting.

Stephen Quiller

54 min.

VHS
or
DVD

Color for the Artist  – Reviews basic color concepts and five color schemes of how to set up palette for color mixing.  Shows different types of paint application to illustrate transparent and opaque techniques.

Stephen Quiller

20 min.

VHS

Experimental Watermedia – Watercolor is combined with graphite, charcoal, colored pencils, pastels and oil pastels resulting in special effects and abstract forms. Demo is a landscape using these techniques.

Stephen Quiller

19 min.

VHS

Visualizing What You Paint – Through a series of short demonstrations, using both watercolors and acrylics, the viewer learns to look at negative shapes and to paint around the subject. This approach will result in more creative and spontaneous work causing you to see more abstractly.

Stephen Quiller

165 min.

DVD

Complete En Plein Air – A Workshop with Stephen Quiller – This program presents the complete package of how Stephen develops his approach for on-location painting.  He discusses his own pallet, color relationships, how to mix any color, color families and luminosity.  Then does a few small studies on site, and talks about papers, granulation, lifting qualities, greys, darks and blacks and how they are mixed and how opaques can be used to add impact to a painting

Stephen Quiller

165 min.

DVD

A Workshop with Stephen Quiller – This video gives the viewer a solid foundation in each of watercolor, gouache, acrylic and casein, and how they work in combination.  Stephen demonstrates each of these watermedia, their visual qualities, and handling characteristics when used transparent, translucent or opaque.  He also demonstrates his approach to drawing media and to collage.

Ron Ranson

60 min.

DVD

Distilling the Scene –  Ron takes a step further in this video by concentrating on the design of a painting.  He shows the pitfalls to avoid and the tips to follow to produce a more successful painting.

Ron Ranson

60 min.

VHS

Watercolor Fast and Loose – Ron’s painting style is fast, direct and exciting.  He varies painting on location with studio demonstrations and covers many aspects of watercolor.

Charles Reid

57 min.

DVD

Figure Painting in Watercolor – Demo of nude in a chair offers inspiration as well as insight into painting the figure. Work is masterful and full of surprise.

Charles Reid

na

DVD

Portrait Painting in Watercolor – Subject is a double portrait.  Reid addresses the challenges faced by students of portraiture.  With juicy transparent washes he captures the likenesses, not by painting the features, but by painting the light.

Charles Reid

60 min.

VHS
or
DVD

Painting Flowers in Watercolor, Part 1Charles Reid shows you how with contour drawing of basic shapes and using bright juicy colors to paint flowers that sparkle. He provides you with advice for handling brushes and paints, illustrating the painting of flower bouquets in glass vases complimented with fruit and still life features. Each of these tapes run about 60 minutes.

Charles Reid

60 min.

VHS
or
DVD

Painting Flowers in Watercolor, Part 2 .

Charles Reid

115 min.

DVD

Watercolor Secrets – This video tackles a variety of topics. The first being the complexities of life drawing and painting from live models. Moving-on, Charles pushes the boundaries of landscape painting with his loose style.

John Salminen

160 min.

DVD

 A Designed Approach to Abstraction – In this video, John explains each of his step by step strategies.  He shows us how he uses the design principles of dominance, texture, linkage and repetition to bring unity to the painting.  You will learn how to paint with clear design principles as well as learn John’s techniques, including the use of the mouth atomizer.

John Salminen

2 hr. 30 min. DVD

Urban Landscape in Watercolor

Thomas W. Schaller

120 min. DVD

Capturing Light in Watercolor: Figure Painting

Thomas W. Schaller

91 min. DVD

Capturing Light in Watercolor: How to Paint Cities

Thomas W. Schaller

108 min. DVD

From Photos to Fantastic: Painting Watercolor Cityscapes

Christopher Schink

56 min.

VHS

The Impressionist Palette – How to select, mix and combine colors to create vibrant hues of impressionistic painting demonstrated in watercolor. Principles arre reinforced with detailed descriptions of other impressionist palette paintings.

Christopher Schink

50 min.

VHS

The Muted Palette – Explained in simple terms how to select, mix and combine colors of the neutrals and grays that create a startling effect of luminosity. Shown in practice in a landscape painting.

Christopher Schink

60 min.

VHS

The Full Value Range Palette – With clear instructional lessons and a complete demonstration painting, Schink shows how to mix rich, strong darks and explains how to combine them with pure color to create a glowing “Rembrandt-like” effect.

Patricia Baldwin Seggebrugh

84 min. DVD

Encaustic Collage

Irving Shapiro

72 Min.

VHS

Gloucester Harbor – Unleash the energy in your painting.  Capture the spirit; charge areas with color.  Discover color temperature, value and contrast.  Shapiro illustrates this and more in his color-drenched demo of boat, dock and water reflections.

Irving Shapiro

71 min.

VHS

Mountain StreamDemos a fresh tumble of water over rock on hot press paper. Thorough explanation of processes from value sketch to completion.  Slow instructional pace also includes detailed methods.

Irving Shapiro

50 min.

VHS

An American Countryside – In this video, Shapiro demonstrates painting a typical country scene of an old farmhouse near his home in Chicago. He paints on 300# rough watercolor paper and uses a photo and ”value sketch” as reference materials. He paints using both wet-into-wet and wet-into-dry techniques with rich, bold colors

Burton Silverman

1 hr 50 min.

DVD

Drawing, the Language of Vision

Burton Silverman

45 min.

DVD

Painting the Figure Break the rules of watercolor. Silverman takes watercolor to new areas of exploration, removing the artificial separation between it and other mediums. Lay a ground, apply layers of paint, blend, model, lift, wipe off…you can, with his methods.

Marilyn Simandle

60 min.

VHS

Rhythmic Reflection

Marilyn Simandle

105 min.

VHS

Rose RhapsodyA dynamic demo of roses–Spontaneous and with lots of sparkle.  Good discussion of composition, value and shapes–all the principles of good art.  She paints with confidence and enthusiasm that is infectious.

Marilyn Simandle

110 min.

VHS

Rhythmic Reflections – Armed with a handful of small brushes and palette knife, Simandle creates a wonderfully fresh and loose painting of a Victorian house reflected in a pond.  A traditionalist with a Impressionistic palette, she is exuberant about color.  Demo is combined with a good discussion of painting fundamentals.

Nicholas Simmons

2 hr. DVD

Innovative Watermedia

Gary Spetz

55 min.

DVD

Painting Wild Places – In this video, Spetz paints beautiful Lake McDonald of Glacier National Park, striving to capture the ambience of wilderness. He uses significant amounts of masking fluid as he proceeds through the painting process, mixing colors on the paper, then removing the masking before proceeding to the next section of the work, an interesting approach to watercolor painting.

Gary Spetz

60 min. DVD

Painting Wild Places – Granite Park

Mel Stabin

59 min.  DVD

Figure in Watercolor on Location

Mel Stabin

57 min. DVD

Painting Watercolor on location

Zoltan Szabo

VHS

Nature of Transparent Watercolor Pigments –  (lecture)  To mix or not to mix.  Learn the nature and the qualities of Winsor Newton colors (primary, secondary and luxury colors) and paint with more confidence.  A thorough discussion of transparent vs. sedimentary, colors that stain, smooth vs. granulating.

Zoltan Szabo

VHS

Haystack ReflectionA quieter palette and approach.  Coastal sunset landscape with rock formations and water reflections.

Zoltan Szabo

VHS

Hollyhocks Playful – close-up rendering of hollyhock blossoms.  Strong dark background adds to vibrancy and movement.

Zoltan Szabo

VHS

Reflecting Trees, Waterfalls – Two landscape demos.
1. Strong elements of trees, rocks and fallen log repeat
their dramatic patterns as reflections on water.
2. Quick study of a waterfall. Spray off color to suggest movement
of water.  Palette knife is used to create texture on rocks.

Zoltan Szabo

VHS

Three Snow Demos – Less is definitely more in rendering three winter scenes.
1.  Soft wet-on-wet background trees set off a dominate
foreground jumble of rocks in snow.
2.  From a non-staining color wash, highlights are lifted creating an
exciting pattern of cast shadows of the trees onto the snow.
3. An icy river flanked by snow completes this workshop.

Zoltan Szabo

est.1-hr +

VHS

Three Demonstrations ( time unknown, est.1-hr plus ) Szabo does 3-demos in this tape: 1. Misty Evergreens and Rocks in Snow,  2. Dark Snow and Bright Sun and  3. Imagineered Flowers on Wet Background.

Zoltan Szabo

est.1-hr +

VHS

Little Falls – Zolton demonstrates doing a charcoal value sketch and a small ( 10” X 11” ) painting of a waterfall.  He uses a wet-into-dry technique for this slow moving video. If you like Szabo’s work, you will enjoy this tape.

David Taylor

90 min

VHS

Solving The Mystery of Watercolour – This video was filmed in and around Melbourne, Australia, Taylors home town. He demonstrates both in his studio and outdoors, painting a variety of subjects including water, boats, buildings, sunlit streets and the beautiful Australian landscape.

Richard Taylor

67 min.

VHS

The Watercolorists Guide to Painting Buildings – Richard paints the texture & fabric of brickwork and plaster to create realistic facades. He shows you how to not include too much detail by painting impressions of detailed elements.

Elizabeth Tyler

75 min.

DVD

Watercolor Realism

Karen Vernon

55 min.

VHS

Watercolors, Unleashing Dynamic Colors – In this video you’ll gain a solid understanding of color so your paintings become clearer, more brilliant and vibrant as you complete the project presented. You will learn to control color, value, intensity and temperature, as well as how to work with textured clayboard, the surface that some feel is revolutionizing the medium of watercolor.

Robert Wade

90 min.

VHS

Watercolor Workshop – One of Australia’s leading watercolour painters, world renowned, takes you through many of the elements of watercolor painting. Tonal values, color mixing, glazes, wet into wet, skies, figures and more are all covered in a fun and simple manner. Filmed in Australia, this is an outstanding video for the landscape painter.

Janet Walsh

88 min.

VHS

Capturing the Essence of a Bouquet – Thinking of shapes and their relationships, avoid bogging down with penciled outlines, and the use of the brush to create lively forms

Janet Walsh

68 min.

VHS

Interpreting Glass Containers/LacePainting glass containers and lace spontaneously and continuing the rhythm and feeling of a bouquet.

Janet Walsh

74 Min.

VHS

Use of Greens, Whites and Yellow – Have your whites sparkle.  Treat your green foliage as a whole with interesting shapes and colors within.  Make your yellows transparent.

Janet Walsh

40 min.

VHS

Vocabulary of Backgrounds – Start on a journey to build a vocabulary of backgrounds you will refer to over and over.

Frank Webb

50 min.

VHS
or
DVD

Webb on Watercolor – Explains and demonstrates his approach to painting and his philosophy of art in two demos both done with a wide brush and finished with minimal calligraphy for detail.  Fresh, loose style and impressionistic palette.

Mary Whyte

129 min.

DVD
or
DVD

Watercolor Portraits of the South.

Eric Wiegardt

81 min.

DVD

Flowers Free and Easy – A modern master of bold fluid brush strokes, Wiegardt leads you on a journey of anticipation as he paints one of his nationally acclaimed florals. This video includes a careful examination of his popular color mixing techniques and encourages the viewer to break away from the niggling detail habit.

Eric Wiegardt

96 min.

DVD

Painting Loosely – Eric paints a street scene within the context of “painting loose”, “painting quickly”, and adding “dynamic action”. He leads on through painting buildings and windows, street foliage, people and skies as parts of an overall design scheme.

Eric Wiegardt

each varies in min.

DVD

Painting Loosely from Photographs Series – Eric demonstrates how to use photographs in a 6 – CD series in (1) Connecting Shapes, (2) Color Mixing, (3) Colors is Shadows, (4) Landscape Theory, (5) Outside Edge Shapes, and (6) Area of Dominance.
Each CD is rented separately.

Andrew Wyeth

30 min.

VHS

Andrew Wyeth’s World

Donna Zagotta

2 hr. 34 min.  DVD

The You Factor: Powerful Personal Design in Opaque Watercolor

Joseph Zbukvic

90 min. DVD

Atmosphere and Mood

Joseph Zbukvic

 110 min. DVD

People at Work

Joseph Zbukvic

 80 min. DVD

Watercolour on Location

Other Available Video Tapes

19 min.

VHS

How to Photograph Your Art in Natural Light  Learn the main elements necessary to produce quality 35 mm slides.  It may make the difference between being accepted or rejected in galleries.

60 min.

VHS

Oregon Watercolors 1966-90  Historical look at watercolors over a 24 year period.  No audio.

30 min.

VHS

Dr. Ph. Martin’s Hydrus Fine Art Watercolor  Promo.  Brilliant, vibrant colors that retain their “wet” intensity even as they dry, yet subtle glazes and blending can be obtained.  Tips and techniques using these pigmented, liquid colors shown in several demos.

33 min

VHS

“Florida Watercolor Society, Twenty Third Exhibition, 1994” This tape highlights the process in selecting the 20 award winners from over 700 entries.

Est. 1.5 – 2 hours

VHS

Gallery Walk with Katherine Chang Liu  1996 presentation by the Midwest Watercolor Society ( Estimate: 1.5 – 2 hours )

The following videos were probably recorded by WSO members.

1992 WSO Show in Grants Pass (Spring)

1993 WSO Show in Corvallis (Spring ) Show and critique by Stephen Quiller.

1993 WSO Show in The Dalles (Fall)  Show and critique by Alex Powers.

1995 WSO Show in Troutdale (Spring) Part 1 – Works and discussion by Thomas Sgouros. Part 2. WSO Show.

1995 WSO Show in Troutdale (Spring)  Panel discussion with Sgouros, Park, Westerman and Rothermel.

1996 WSO Show in Bend (Fall) Side by side demos by Lawrence and Schink. The artistic challenge–both artists use the same color harmonies, pure color, black, no saved whites and use very little water. The results are intense.

Other Available Video Tapes

2009 Show hosted by the San Diego Watercolor Society

2010 Show hosted by the Utah Watercolor Society with critique by Carla O’Conner