Fresh Gouache with Jimmy Leslie

Live Workshop: Saturday, Dec 10 at 9am PST

Doors close Friday, Dec 9, 5pm Pacific Standard Time

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Fresh Gouache with Jimmy Leslie



Learn to paint in gouache

Join painter Jimmy Leslie as he guides you in exploring gouache (opaque watercolor), his favorite medium. Gouache is a wonderful medium that allows for quick and easy set up and clean up with the ability to layer bold color.

Jimmy will share how gouache is similar and different to its cousin watercolor and help you understand its use while creating an early morning sunrise over a landscape.

If you’ve never tried gouache before, Jimmy will make you fall in love with the medium. And if you would like to take your gouache skills to the next level, you’ll gain so much from Jimmy’s deep experience and clear teaching style.

For Beginners & Pros Alike

What’s Included
  • Live Event: Dec 10, 9am-12pm Pacific Standard Time. Demos, live discussion, and Q&A.
  • Advance Demos: Get instant access to supply and prep demos so you’re ready to join live. Videos will appear in your course library immediate after purchase.
  • Full Recording: Revisit the workshop and demos whenever you like!

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    “I have done a number of workshops with Sketchbook Skool, and without exception they have all been excellent. Articulate, engaging tutors, well produced, and highly educational!”

    Laura R, Covington, LA

    “I really look forward to workshop Saturdays. All of the artists are so knowledgable and fun to listen to. I learn something new every time!”

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    Laying out palette

    Topics included

    color mixing with a limited palette

    Color mixing with a limited palette

    Balancing values

    Balancing values

    creating atmosphere & texture

    Creating atmosphere & texture

    Light and color temperature

    Light and color temperature

    Detailing with watercolor pencils

    Detailing with watercolor pencils

    Instructor Art

    About the Instructor

    Jimmy Leslie

    Jimmy Leslie is painter, former college art professor and currently Resident Artist for the fine art brands Liquitex and Winsor & Newton. Jimmy also directs The Fine Art Collective education program for the brands in North America and works with the marketing team on assets related to new product development. As a professor, Jimmy taught drawing, painting, color theory, art history, and even a bit of photography and jewelry design. If you start talking with him about art materials and art education, it may be tough to get him to stop.

    Of his personal work Jimmy says, “I am constantly trying to achieve simplicity in my paintings which continues to be a lifelong challenge." When teaching Jimmy enjoys sharing the process of that challenge and seeking ways in which he can convey information to students in a clear and concise manner that helps them overcome stumbling blocks.

    His paintings have been exhibited across the United States and reside in collections in the US and UK.

    Follow Jimmy on Instagram @jimmyleslieart

    Fresh Gouache with Jimmy Leslie

    Fresh Gouache with Jimmy Leslie