Introduction to Watercolors (9/20-10/11/2023)

Introduction to Watercolors (9/20-10/11/2023)

September 20, 2023 - October 11, 2023, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm



Introduction to Watercolor Painting 
with Elly Van Diest
Experience Level: Beginner, no prior experience needed
Wednesdays September 20-October 11, 6-8:30pm (4 sessions)
Ages 14+ 

This entry-level watercolor class is great for the beginning artist and those looking to “brush up” on basic watercolor. Explore foundational techniques for creating beautiful watercolors including color, washes, brushwork, and much more!

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!

September 20, 2023 - October 11, 2023, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Paramount Center for the Arts

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