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      Watercolor Made Easy – Exploring Texture, Washes, Glazes, and Wet-in-Wet (Ages 13 to adult) in Fort Myers


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      December 14, 2019

      Saturday  10:00 AM

      10091 McGregor Blvd.
      Fort Myers, Florida 33919

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      Watercolor Made Easy – Exploring Texture, Washes, Glazes, and Wet-in-Wet (Ages 13 to adult)

      This workshop will cover the three methods of watercolor application – washes, glazes, and wet-into-wet techniques.  Time will also be spent exploring various techniques to create textural effects that add detail and expression to paintings.  There will be lecture time and ample hands-on instruction.  Students will produce several small paintings utilizing the above methods of color application.  During the workshop students will:

      • Learn the three basic methods of watercolor application
      • Explore various techniques to produce textural effects (lifting, spattering, drybrush, salt, sponging)
      • Understand how to “save the white” of your paper
      • Learn how to avoid backwashes
      • Produce several small paintings utilizing the above techniques

      Supply list: Supplies can be rented from the instructor with prior notice for a $35 fee or students may bring their own.  Email Shirley at huesbyshirley@hotmail.com.

      Brushes:

      • Medium size flat or wash brush
      • Small flat brush
      • Small and large rounds

      Suggested Paints or Equivalent:

      • Alizarin Crimson
      • Cadmium Red
      • New Gamboge or Yellow Ochre
      • Lemon Yellow
      • French Ultramarine Blue
      • Cerulean Blue
      • Viridian
      • Optional: Payne’s Grey, Burnt Umber, Burnt Sienna

      Watercolor Paper:

      • 4 sheets of 9×11”; 140, 200, or 300lb cold pressed watercolor paper. Extra paper for practice.
      • 140 lb paper should be stretched prior to workshop.

      Misc.

      • Water container
      • Paper towels
      • Soft pencil for sketching
      • Kneaded eraser
      • Ruler (optional)
      • Old toothbrush
      • Natural sponge
      • Salt
      • Palette for mixing paint

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      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.