Jewish Community Center

Beginning Watercolor Class with Anna Roberts and Cheryle Lowe

05may1:00 pm5:30 pmBeginning Watercolor Class with Anna Roberts and Cheryle LoweLearn the basics of watercolor painting

Event Details

This class will cover the basics of watercolor painting. Learn about watercolor paints, brushes, paper, palettes, other tools used in watercolor, and techniques of application. Students will create the color wheel, mix paints, apply different washes and use various techniques. Concentration on how to control the paint, how to mix the paint, and how to apply the paint.

While students will finish a painting in this class, the focus is more on preparing participants to continue their watercolor pursuit by learning the basics. This workshop is open to adults and teens ages 16 and up. You do not need to be a member of The Watercolor Society to attend!

Supply List for this workshop:

· 2 full sheets of 140 lb. paper (22 x 30) cut into halves (Arches, Fabriano, Saunders, Bockingford, Stonehenge, Canson Moulin.) Paper quality is the single most important part of successful watercolor results.

· Watercolor paint in tubes (no pan cakes please): reds, yellows, blues, greens (preferably brands such as Winsor Newton, Daniel Smith, Sennelier, Schminke, Graham, Holbein, or Qor.

· Brushes – rounds with good points, sizes 2,4, 6 and a mop brush, flat brush, or bigger brush for washes (synthetics are fine, just no plastic fiber brushes). Anything that you already have and like.

· Palette – something that has some wells and flat areas for mixing.

· Painting board – something like a piece of thin masonite, sheet of plastic, drawing board, etc. that is slightly bigger than your half sheet of paper.

· Two water jars.

· Pencil, ruler, and a pair of scissors.

· Jar of masking fluid (rubber cement can be used if you don’t want the expense of masking fluid and don’t think you will ever use it again).

· Roll of masking tape.



May 5, 2024 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm(GMT-04:00)


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