Intermediate Watercolors: Painting Flowers (5/1-5/15/2024)

Intermediate Watercolors: Painting Flowers (5/1-5/15/2024)

May 1, 2024, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm



Intermediate Watercolor: Painting Flowers
with Elly Van Diest
Experience Level: Some prior experience helpful
Wednesdays, May 1-15, 6-8:30pm (3 sessions)
Ages 18+ (Please contact us at dsegerstrom@paramountarts.org if you have a younger student interested in participating) 

Continue developing your personal watercolor style as you work with Elly to discover paint characteristics, creating value sketches, design, lighting, depth and much more, while focusing on the beauty of springtime flowers!

Please Bring the Following Materials to the Intro to Watercolor Class:
1.) Sketch book, 60 or 80lb, acid free

2.) Watercolor paper: 10.x14 in size 140lb cold press, acid free. (Arches or Strathmore W.C. 400 series recommended)

3.) Watercolor-brushes: 1″ flat, &  #6 or #8 round

4.) Watercolor paints (student grade welcome)

  • RED: Cadmium Red OR Alizarin
  • YELLOW: Cadmium (pale or med) Yellow OR New Gamboge

▪BLUE: Ultramarine OR Cobalt Blue

5.) Watercolor pallet with good sized paint mixing area.

  • waterproof white plastic type plate if pallet’s mix. area small.6.) #2 Pencil & white eraser.

7.) Fine spray water bottle

8.) Paper towels – white (Viva recommended)

9.) Kleenex

10.) Painter’s tape

11.) Firm surface, 9”x 12” (Plexiglass or hard board recommended) to tape paper onto

12) Two Shallow Water Containers: Cool Whip containers work well!

May 1, 2024, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Paramount Center for the Arts

913 West St. Germain StreetSt. Cloud, MN 56301United States