Art Classes & Workshops

NOTE: Dates shown are the date of the first class meeting. Classes & workshops may multiple meetings days and times, see class description for details.

We recommend completing Watercolor Basics 1 & 2 before taking any other watercolor course. This will help you learn and practice the fundamentals techniques. If Watercolor Basics 1 & 2 are not currently offered, we can do private instruction.

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This class is geared for those who want to explore a more loose or abstract style. We will use wet-on-wet and wet-on-dry techniques to create paintings while focusing on composition, color choice and balance. Beginner welcome

This class will focus on:

  • Creating a balanced composition, even with abstract
  • Exploring different types of marks and painting styles
  • Experimentation with color
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No of classes in session: 4
Dates: June 8, 15, 22, 29
Live classes: 1 hr, 15 min online
Instructor: Roberta K

Recommended Materials List:

  • Watercolor block or pad – Cold Press or Hot Press (140 lb. min)
  • Watercolor paints: Professional grade paints strongly recommended
  • Pencil
  • Kneaded eraser
  • 2 large plastic containers for water
  • Large flat brush – 1 inch or greater (nylon)
  • Round watercolor brushes – various sizes
  • Mop or large round brush
  • Dagger or Sword brush (Optional)
  • Watercolor Palette
  • Paper towels, Tissues
  • Old bath towel (for putting under painting when doing lots of water)
  • Roll of blue painter’s tape
  • Old plastic credit or store cards
  • Palette Knife
  • Pipettes
  • Watercolor or acrylic inks: Select whatever colors you like. Recommend at least three colors and white.

Optional

  • Masking Fluid
  • Winsor & Newton Granulation Medium
  • Wax resist crayons