Jessica Russo Scherr

Art Education



Using watercolor create a SERIES of cloud studies that rely on perspective. Use your journal to document the process, your progress and failures. Try to do as much of it from direct observation as possible.


Here is a link to help you visualize the perspective.  WetCanvas


The student sample is remarkable for the depth it conveys.  Notice that on the image where I have overlaid the perspective grid, all the clouds do recede and diminish in size.

Cloud Studies

Just about every example is from a former student of mine.  Many thanks to them for all of their time and dedication.

How to earn a good grade on your homework

Follow the criteria presented in class and on the website.

Homework  assignments will take between 1 and 3 hours to complete.

All homework should be completed in your journal unless specified otherwise (not printer paper).

Fill the A4 Page of your journal.

Include a background when applicable.

Shade using a full range of values using a drawing pencil unless specified otherwise.

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