Art at Home Series- Paint a Dramatic Ocean Scene with Watercolours

Paint a dramatic ocean and lightning scene with watercolour, masking fluid and salt.

Gippsland Art at Home Series

Gippsland Art at Home series provides online activities to create impressive artworks from home!

18 minutes

In this Episode of Art at Home, Meg will guide you through the steps to create a dramatic ocean and lightning scene inspired by Peter Gardiner’s Above As Below.

Add drama to your watercolour artwork with the addition of salt textures and masking technique.

This activity is suitable for ages 8+ with parental assistance.

We recommend adult supervision for those who need some help using watercolour and masking fluid.

Materials required:

  • Watercolour paper 200gsm
  • Watercolour paint
  • Various sized brushes
  • Salt
  • Masking fluid or masking tape
  • Water jar
  • Tissue or cloth

Time required – Approximately 1 hour

This episode was inspired by the Gippsland Art Gallery collection work: Peter GARDINER Above As Below, 2020, Oil on linen, 150 x 130cm.

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