Charles Reid: Portraits in Watercolor

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Charles Reid: Portraits in Watercolor

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Charles Reid’s portraits catch the light and breath of a moment in time. In Portraits in Watercolor, you watch him create a double portrait of his wife and daughter. This program allows you to watch over Reid’s shoulder as he establishes the pose, works through the drawing, and on through the complete painting process. Watch as he develops the subtle interrelationships of shapes, color, and composition that create an exciting painting. The program enables you to understand what influences Reid’s selection of color and to study how he applies it. As this fascinating process unfolds, Reid discusses his sense of what is happening and points out critical aspects in the painting’s development. He speaks about why he enjoys the special challenge of portrait painting. The program Charles Reid: Flowers in Watercolor is also available and complements this program.