Expressive Portrait and Figure Watercolour
ONE FULL DAY: SATURDAY Workshop
Atanur Dogan will help you find your own unique style. He will explain and demonstrate several different watercolour techniques.
About the Artist:
Atanur Dogan: International Watercolor Society (WS) Founder and President
Atanur is a watercolor artist with Turkish/Canadian dual nationality. He graduated from Dokuz Eylul University in Turkey, majoring in painting and sculpture.
He is best known for his portraits and figures and has a distinctive painting skill. The artist's forceful brush strokes evoke the life and particularly the tribulations of his subjects. He has mastered the difficult medium of watercolor, utilizing contrasts in color and in depth to create striking effects. He enjoys painting people of different ethnicities, with a focus on their faces and body language and what these express.
Atanur has participated in more than 200 exhibitions worldwide and teaches workshops around the globe. In 2004 he hosted an international exhibition entitled "Peace Through Art", and then established the International Watercolor Society in 2012. The message of love and peace is distributed internationally through the art of watercolor.
In just 6 years, International Watercolor Society has become one of the most active art societies in the world with 90 country branches. Atanur and his team also opened IWS galleries, IWS Educational Centres, IWS Research Centres and have published an IWS International magazine. Every year the society country branches organizes international watercolor festivals, exhibitions and workshops. Atanur travels to every country supporting each IWS activity. His goal is to make watercolor one of the most popular painting techniques around the world.
10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Monday to Friday