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Painting: Watercolor Exploration & Experimentation
Instructor: Diane Roach Smith
Students will paint with traditional watercolors and experiment with a variety of water media techniques. Working with fun subjects and nature's colors, we will use these to influence our projects. Instructor will provide some inspirational, unique items and students are encouraged to bring their own inspirations as well. Individual support will be given to further each student's watercolor path. There is a materials list for this class.1112.21.04.16 Level 2+
Thursdays, September 15-December 8
12:30 pm-3:30 pm, 12 sessions
$295 Members, $335 Guests
No class November 24
Watercolor: Exploration & Experimentation
Instructor: Diane Smith, email@example.com
1 Hake Brush to use for washes 2" or larger
1 Round #4 - soft animal hair or synthetic brush
1 Round #2 - soft animal hair or synthetic brush
1 flat ½"
Watercolor Tube Paint
Burnt Umber/ or Burnt Sienna
Phathalo Blue or Green
Cobalt Blue or Maganese Blue
Hue (for skies)
Daniel Smith Phathalo Yellow
Quin Violet or Quin Magenta or both (nice, bright colors for flowers and sun paintings)
The above paints are suggestions; I sometimes use these paints in class as an example. I recommend Windsor Newton, Daniel Smith and some Utretch and Blick colors.
Butcher tray or some tray to mix larger amounts of wash color.
Larger square, rectangle or round palette with at least 8 wells to put the tube paint in.
3 larger sheets of watercolor paper Cold Press 200# or higher, depending how large you work.
Several smaller sheets watercolor paper 9" x 12" (or a block - smaller paper for practicing.)
Safe release tape
Tracing paper to make corrections
Art Masking Fluid (incredible product - the Nib that you can get with it is also good.)
Set of watercolor pencils (8 to 12 will be fine)
Water bucket and spray bottle - pipette(One way to keep paint is to liquify them so very small spray bottles are handy.
I will explain this in class.)
Studio 4 at BBAC Campus