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Five Consecutive Sundays
April 2, 9, 23, 30, May 7 (skip April 16 for Easter Sunday)
from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Instructor: Paul Brand
Ages: Adults

In introduction to watercolor, you will not only learn about color and color mixing, but also about all basic watercolor techniques to make a beautiful watercolor painting. We will be working with flat and round brushes, creating even and graded washes, practicing dry brush, practicing wet in dry and wet in wet painting, letting colors mix on the paper, painting simple shapes, and more. Finally, we will take all the technique we have learned and make a composition and final watercolor painting.

Supplies to Bring or Buy:

(Note: if you already have any watercolor supplies, bring them with you and we'll see what you can use. Please call us if you have any questions about supplies. We can be flexible!)

  • 8 x 10 inch sketch book

  • Two full sheets, 22 x 30, of Arches cold press 140 lb watercolor paper

  • Snap brand watercolor brushes, one each one inch flat and number 10 round

  • 2B drawing pencil and kneaded eraser

  • Watercolor palette about 11 x 14 size

  • Daniel Smith watercolors one tube each:

    • Hansa yellow light

    • Hansa yellow medium

    • Cadmium red medium hue

    • Quinacridone Magenta

    • Ultramarine blue

    • Phthalocyanine blue 140 (green shade)

  • Two plastic cups to hold water

  • A roll of paper towels

You can also call the store ahead of time and have any or all of these items collected and held for when you arrive for the class.

Please register as soon as you plan on attending. Classes that don't reach the minimum number of students required will be canceled 48 hours before the first day of class. Last minute registrations are accepted if class minimum is met and space allows.
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