Watercolor Painting Instruction

Exploring Watercolor

This art class is structured to help the beginner student to understand the medium of watercolor. Students will explore landscape, still life and portrait painting in various styles, both spontaneous and rendered. The instructor will demonstrate masking, brush control techniques, wet into wet and dry brushing techniques. Composition will be stressed in this class to focus the student on creating dynamic well thought out watercolor paintings. 
 

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Tuesday

10 am -1 pm

2 pm - 5 pm

4 weeks, June 2nd - June 23rd

Cost: $240.00

Level: Beginner-Intermediate

Class size: 4-8

**Please check the class calendar for holiday closings and class schedules

Location:
Class Time Start Date Duration Artist Instructor Tuition Location

Watercolor Tuesday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Jun 02, 2020 4 weeks Bill Graf $ 240.00 Register
Watercolor Tuesday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Jun 02, 2020 4 weeks Bill Graf $ 240.00 Register
Portrait and Still Life Painting Wednesday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Jun 03, 2020 4 weeks Bill Graf $ 240.00 Register
Pet Portraits Wednesday 2:00 AM - 4:00 AM Jun 03, 2020 4 weeks Linda Catucci $ 180.00 Register
Still Life and Portrait Drawing Thursday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Jun 04, 2020 4 weeks Bill Graf $ 240.00 Register
Drawing for Beginners Thursday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Jun 04, 2020 4 weeks Bill Graf $ 240.00 Register
Plein Air Figure Drawing Thursday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Jun 04, 2020 4 weeks Tyler Hughes $ 310.00 Register
Plein Air Painting Friday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Jun 05, 2020 4 weeks Anthony Davis $ 240.00 Register
Fundamentals of Graphic Novel Creation Saturday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Jun 06, 2020 4 weeks James Beihl   Register
Alla Prime/Still Life Painting Monday 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Jun 08, 2020 4 weeks Leeanna Chipana $ 240.00 Register


MATERIALS

MATERIALS USED:

  • HB pencils
  • Kneaded & Pink Erasers
  • Postcard (4¼” x 51⁄2“)
  • 4 sheets of Arches cold press 140-pound watercolor paper (around 14″ x 10″)
  • Quick release tape (width 1″)
  • Winsor & Newton Colorless Art Masking Fluid
  • Painting palette for watercolor paints
  • A large container for water
  • Paper towel
  • Cardboard (at least 16″ x 12″)
  • Single Edge Razor Blade or Utility Knife
  • Blow Dryer

WATERCOLOR PAINTS

  • Ultramarine Blue
  • Prussian Blue
  • Cerulean Blue
  • Thalo Blue
  • Viridian Green
  • Sap Green
  • Alizarin Crimson
  • Cadmium Yellow Medium
  • Yellow Ochre
  • Permanent Green Light
  • Cadmium Red Light
  • Cadmium Red
  • Cadmium Orange
  • Burnt Sienna
  • Burnt Umber
  • Sepia
  • Dioxazine Mauve
  • Turquoise (by Winsor & Newton Cotman Watercolors)

BRUSHES

  • Copper acrylic wooden handle flat brush (size 10)
  • Soft grip golden taklon oval wash brush
  • Short handle round brush (size 6)
  • Short handle round brush (size 2)

Winsor & Newton Cotman Watercolor Brushes

  • Series 999    Mop 5/8"
  • Series 999    Mop 3/4"
  • Series 668    Filbert 1/2"
  • Series 668    Filbert 3/4"
  • Series 111     Round 4
  • Series 111     Round 8
  • Series 111     Round 12
  • Series 111     Round 14