GSA W/C Beginners: Days

  • $195.00

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with Vita Keeling

8 WEEKS, THURSDAYS, APRIL 25 – JUNE 13, 1:30 - 4 PM

The perfect class for those who always wanted to learn to paint in watercolour but were afraid to take the plunge. Each class will begin with step-by-step demos and instruction through which participants will learn the basics of watercolour painting. Learn about materials used, colour mixing, several techniques such as: washes, wet in wet, glazes, scraping, lifting and more. You will benefit from basic drawing and composition instruction. Come and explore the beauty of watercolour in a relaxed atmosphere!

~Beginner to Intermediate Level

  • plastic palette suitable for watercolour painting that can hold the paints as well as have a painting area
  • Paints: recommended beginner colours: Cadmium Yellow Light, Cadmium Red Medium, Phthalo Blue, Burnt Sienna, Ultramarine Blue, For a more extended palette add: Cobalt Blue, Yellow Ochre, Alizarian Crimson, Scarlet Lake, Hookers Green, Pthalo Green or Winsor Green, Burnt Umber (Optional: Dioxazine Violet)
  • Brushes: synthetic or natural hair 1” Flat, #8 Round, #6 Round, #2 Rigger
  • paper: 9”x12” Arches 140lb. cold press (comes in large sheet you can cut down)
  • masking tape
  • paper towel
  • B or HB pencil
  • white eraser or a kneaded eraser
  • 1 small bottle of masking fluid
  • small sketchbook

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