Intermediate Painting - Ponds, Creeks and Streams in Watercolor

Instructor: Janet Arsenault
Description: If you enjoy painting with watercolor and have an interest in learning approaches to painting water in a landscape, this class is for you! With use of photos for visual references the class will paint a series of small studies to include painting a pond with reflections, pond with partially submerged and submerged rocks, and a stream with pools and rapids. Use of value and shape in planning compositions will be highlighted. Techniques to be covered include paint consistency, application of wet into wet paint, negative painting, lifting and layering. Photo sources will be provided but you are welcome to bring your own. Prior experience painting with watercolor is recommended for this class. Students should bring the following supplies: PAINTS: 15 ml transparent yellow oxide 5 ml or 15 ml ultramarine blue 5 ml or 15 ml quinacridone rose 5 ml or 15 ml quinacridone burnt orange 5 ml or 15 ml cobalt blue 5 ml or 15 ml hansa yellow deep (Instructor recommends Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolors, or any professional grade paint) BRUSHES: Size 8 round, Size 14 round, and 1/2" flat watercolor paintbrushes PAPER: 140lb cold-pressed watercolor paper in either 9x12" fold over tablet, or 9x12"/10x14" watercolor block Watercolor palette with large mixing area Roll of absorbent paper towels Estimated cost = $90-$140
Dates: September 9-October 14
Day: Mondays
Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Number of Sessions: 6
Age: 16 and older
Cost: $155 ($130 member)