Introduction to Watercolor Painting
with Elly Van Diest
Experience Level: Beginner, no prior experience needed
Wednesdays April 19-May 10, 6-8:30pm (4 sessions)
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, if available)
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 (Bounty recommended)
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!
April 19, 2023, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm