Watercolor 251/351 Sally Cannon Ellis # 6 Lesson outline: The power of leaving whites in watercolor: • You need a good design with white shaped areas balanced through out the composition. • Be sure your format and composition are the same size. • Do sketches, a black and white value painting and color study. • Do this assignment on a quarter sheet. Half sheet if you would like to try one. This is a good assignment for a ½ sheet watercolor. Standard Skill: Students will be able to execute a balanced painting by leaving white in their design . Leaving white is what we use instead of using white pigment. Outcome: Students will experience the freshness and beauty of leaving white paper. The term glow and luminosity. Will become evident. *Below is a (leaving whites) painting and the black and white value resource. Here is also a resource of a photo of the Grand Teton on the north side and the quarter sheet demonstration done in class. Here is also a painting of leaving whites of Holly Hocks. Leaving whites is one of my favorite watercolor compositions to paint. Let me know if this helped by pushing like.