Mario Robinson
Craftsy Instructor

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Mario Robinson developed his realist style while studying at the prestigious Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York. Moved by the works of Rembrandt, Vermeer and Degas, Robinson himself is now considered a master watercolorist. He is an exhibiting artist member of The National Arts Club, an artist member of The Salmagundi Club and a signature member of The Pastel Society of America. His work has been featured in various publications, including ... Read Full Bio »

Mario's Craftsy Classes


Painting Realistic Watercolors

Learn realist techniques every watercolorist should know! Join Mario Robinson as he shares the secrets to radiant watercolor works. Establish your subject’s light, middle and dark values with a tonal underdrawing. Learn proper techniques for stretching your paper to achieve a pristine surface. Create symmetrical features and mass big shapes using intuition to achieve a more natural appearance. Work through a monotone wash, explore water manipulation and work wet into wet for optical color mixing. Finally, build form and dimension into your watercolor with a special drybrush technique. Discover the keys to luminous, expressive watercolor paintings today!

$19.99 $39.99

Upcoming Events

Mar '15 16

Mar 16, 2015 - Mar 20, 2015
Mastering the Fundamentals of Watercolor Mastering the Fundamentals of Watercolor $600.00 Workshop Dates: 3/16/2015 - 3/20/2015 Location: Scottsdale Artists' School 3720 North Marshall Way Scottsdale Arizona 85251 United States This workshop will focus on the basic building blocks of the medium of watercolor. The goal is to approach the medium with a greater understanding of the advantages and disadvantages of painting a portrait in watercolor. I will demonstrate my technique as well as provide individual instruction. The class will be broken up in stages. The first step will be a monochromatic block in, followed by a series of thin glazes of color to build form. Lastly, the students will learn how to bring their paintings to a high completion. Contact Information: Daniel Caprario 4809901422

Mario's Projects

Wash Technique Studies
Portrait #1
Portrait #2
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