Online class with Peter John Reid

Reflections in Acrylic: Depicting Light on Water

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Improve the realism of your waterscapes by learning how to paint convincing reflections on both tranquil and choppy waters.

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Peter John Reid is the author of How to Paint with Acrylics. He's a graduate of the Ontario College of Art, now OCAD University, and his paintings can...Read more

Lessons (6)

Seeing Reflections
1. Seeing Reflections
Meet your instructor, Peter John Reid, before you learn to simplify reflections by looking at the lines, shapes and colors that produce them. Next, Pe...Read more
24min
Broken Reflections
2. Broken Reflections
Use the same wet-in-wet blending technique from Lesson 1 to paint water with a reflection of the sky. You'll also see how to use simple tools for pain...Read more
34min
Painting Ripples
3. Painting Ripples
Learn how ripples affect reflections, and how to paint ripples for realistic results. Then, Peter will explain how the surface of the water looks diff...Read more
21min
Painting Depth
4. Painting Depth
Start on a new water scene as you find out how water depth influences color choice and your approach to painting reflections. You'll create a base for...Read more
21min
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Peter John Reid is the author of How to Paint with Acrylics. He's a graduate of the Ontario College of Art, now OCAD University, and his paintings can...Read more

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