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Keiko Tanabe

Keiko Tanabe is an award-winning watercolour artist. Her paintings have been exhibited across North America, Asia and Europe. Her work has been purchased by private collectors from all around the world.

Keiko embarked on a professional art career in 2005 and started exhibiting publicly. She also discovered the joy of plein-air painting in a workshop with Alvaro Castagnet in April that year. Keiko was selected to be a featured artist of ArtWalk 2008. In the summer of 2009, she was chosen to participate in the 4ème Biennale de l'Aquarelle in Brioude, France as the first exhibitor from the United States. Keiko lives in San Diego, California with her son.

2013 Course Details

Atmosphere and Light

25-27th June 2013

£330 Day Attendance

£585 Residential

This workshop is designed for students who would like to gain a better understanding of methods and techniques to make a watercolour painting that is full of light and atmosphere.

The course will start with the fundamentals and discuss the importance of a good design (perspective), understanding of tonal values, a variety of techniques in paint application and brush handling. Keiko will paint different subject(s) every day. The course will run with one or two demonstrations a day with one-on-one guidance and question-and-answer sessions throughout. A class critique will be conducted at the end of workshop.

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