BY Chan Dissanayake

Understanding of Light with Watercolor

Learn to understand the main types of light with a multi-award-winning watercolor artist


Language: English

 New online course by CHAN DISSANAYAKE

Understanding of Light with Watercolor

Learn to understand the main types of light with 

a multi-award-winning watercolor artist.


Language: English

Pastel shades, soft edges, and a magnificent portrayal of light – these are the main features of Chan Dissanayake’s works. 

In this course, you’ll practice Chan’s technique and make 3 fascinating paintings. The quiet charm of the touching misty landscapes you’ll create with the artist won’t leave anyone indifferent.

Masterfully combining theory and practice, Chan will show you how to paint shadows and reflections, understand the main types of light, and so much more. Join us at the course and share the precious advice of our artist!

Meet your instructor

Chan Dissanayake

  • Chan Dissanayake is a multi-award-winning watercolor artist living in Canberra, Australia.
  • He is a highly regarded tutor and a well-respected judge of art awards.
  • His mastery in watercolor is manifested by the vast varying subject matter that he tackles from rural landscapes, urban cityscapes to coastal seascapes. 
  • His quick and direct approach to watercolor has earned him much success and respect both nationally and internationally.

Here you can see Chan's works

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Which materials do you need for the course?

  • Watercolor paper: Saunders Waterford 300GSM Rough Surface or Arches 300GSM rough or medium texture
  • Paint: watercolor paint, Windsor & Newton, Art Spectrum, Daler Rowney, Rembrandt, Holbein, Schmincke Daniel Smith
  • Brushes: size squirrel mop brush with a sharp point (Size 8 to 12) 
  • Watercolour board
  • Plastic or metallic mixing palette
  • 2B Lead Pencil or Mechanical Clutch pencil with fillable 2B Lead
  • Water container, water spray bottle
  • Old towel or sponge to remove/control excess water
  • Box of tissue paper

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Certificates of completion

The certificate could be used as proof of your qualification's upgrade at work (if it is related to arts) and for your private affairs as a recognition of your mastery of watercolor. 

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