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      Tuesday Evening Watercolor Series with Phyllis Gubins in Ventura


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      October 22, 2019

      Tuesday   5:30 PM (on various days)

      4601 Telephone Road
      Ventura, California 93003

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      Tuesday Evening Watercolor Series with Phyllis Gubins

      Please arrive 10-15 minutes early, class will start on time. All class reservations must be paid in advance and cannot be cancelled or changed less than 72 hours prior to class. Sorry, no exceptions. RAINFOREST WATERCOLOR SERIES8 weeks of 3 Hour Classes on Tuesday evenings from 5:30-8:30PM September 3rd to October 22nd Series Discount for all 8 weeks is $320 if you bring your own supplies OR $440 for all 8 weeks with all watercolor supplies included.  SAVE $72 You may also purchase individual classes at $49 each without supplies or $64 each with all supplies included..   YOU MUST CALL  US FOR THIS DISCOUNT, 805-643-6400.   You'll learn wonderful wet-in-wet techniques, tips for glazing, masking and blending and how to build a variety of paintings from the soft background to the bright, sunlit highlights. With simple tips you’ll learn how to make even the most difficult painting a very easy subject to paint and you will be ready to apply these new techniques to any subject you choose.  Lots of reference photos and drawings will be provided and you’ll go home with a completed painting and sometimes even a few smaller ones from each class.  Majesty of a Rainforest WaterfallTuesday Evening,  September 3rd, 5:30PM to 8:30PM$49 Each or $64 with supplies    In the first of the series  you will learn the beauty of the many shades of green in this  exotic scene with it's rushing waterfall, lush green landscape , vines, wetland moss and tropical lake .  As we paint this  tropical landscape  it will also will also be a study of a variety of watercolor techniques as it is developed.Colorful Red-Toed, Red-Eyed Frogs of The Rainforest Tuesday Evening, September 10th, 5:30PM to 8:30PM$49 Each or $64 with suppliesThese vibrantly colored fun subjects  are so adorable and we will capture their silly personalities as we paint them in their natural environment surrounded with vines and florals.     Tropical  ToucanTuesday Evening, September 17th, 5:30PM to 8:30PM$49 Each or $64 with suppliesThis is the most unusual yet colorful bird of the tropics and we will paint him in his natural environment as we experiment with new techniques.The dramatic coloration of the Toucan is a wonderful contrast to the vivid colors of  it’s beautiful tropical environment.     Humorous Clowns of the Jungle, The Chimpanzee Tuesday Evening, September 24th, 5:30PM to 8:30PM$49 Each or $64 with supplies This adorable Chimp will be a fun subject to paint . We will emphasize on his facial feature, eyes , and fur patterns . We’ll also place him in his natural rainforest environment.     Unique Brightly Colored  Dragonflies of the TropicsTuesday Evening, October 1st, 5:30PM to 8:30PM$49 Each or $64 with suppliesThese are so different from the  Dragonflies we see in California. They are glowing in rainbow iridescent colors with unusual bodies and wings.  We will have several options to choose to paint.We will combine watercolor inks with our regular watercolors to create the vibrant colors of the dragonflies.   Tropical Parrots & Big Macaws Tuesday Evening, October  8th , 5:30PM to 8:30PM$49 Each or $64 with suppliesThese are the Rainforest Beauties that artists love to paint. We will detail their bright, rainbows of feathers with soft and bold watercolor techniques.     Spotted LeopardTuesday Evening, October 15th, 5:30PM to 8:30PM$49 Each or $64 with supplies Go Wild With Watercolors as you learn how to “capture” this  majestic felines of the jungle with his soulful eyes, gorgeous fur patterns and distinctive features.  Learn to capture the unique character and mood of these amazing cats through eyes that sparkle and fur that you can almost feel.Exotic Blue Morpho Butterfly of the RainforestTuesday Evening, October 22nd, 5 :30PM to 8:30PM$49 Each or $64 with suppliesThese are exclusively found in the Tropical Rainforest. We will use our QoR Iridescent Pearl Watercolor mixed  into our paints to create the luminosity of this gorgeous butterfly’s wings. We will place her in a tropical setting to complete the scene. REQUIRED SUPPLIES:
WATEROLOR PAPER:  A Cold-Pressed or Rough, good quality 100% cotton watercolor paper is Essential. Arches and Cheap Joe’s Kilimanjaro 140# full sheets, pads or blocks are preferred.  Full sheets, 22’x30” sold in multi-packs are more affordable and available online from Cheap Joe’s, Jerry’s Artarama and Blick.  The yellow, blue or white covered pads of Student Grade paper sold at Michael’s will not work in our classes. PALETTE:  A full-size watercolor palette with a lid is also necessary. Please have your tube paints emptied into your palette and ready to use when you arrive. Your palette should also have an area for mixing your colors.  In a pinch, a white dinner plate will do for extra mixing space. BRUSHES:  Please bring an assortment of Round and Flat Watercolor brushes in a variety of sizes plus a rigger, a fan brush & a scrubber. Watercolor brushes that are synthetics or blends are fine. There is no “magic” watercolor brush. Bring what you are most comfortable using. PAINTS:  At Red Brick Art we use & recommend only professional grade tube watercolor paint as opposed to student grade or pan paints. Our favorite paints are Golden’s QoR Watercolors for their rich, brilliant colors. They flow beautifully and a little goes a long way so they will last much longer. If you already have other professional grade watercolors from Holbein, Mission Gold, M.Graham, Daniel Smith, Winsor & Newton or American Journey they can also be used in our classes. RECOMMENDED COLORS:Choose a warm (yellow shade) and a cool (blue shade) of each of the 3 primary colors plus any colors you especially enjoy.  The color list below is simply a guide. We have listed possible choices plus a few extras.  
Select ONE of each color category for starters. REDS:  Cool:  Alizarin Crimson, Quinacridone Red, any Rose Red ColorWarm:  Cadmium Red, Pyrrole Red, Scarlet BLUES: Cool:  Cobalt, Phthalo Blue, MaganeseWarm:  Ultramarine, Cerulean Blue, Indanthrone
YELLOWS: Cool:  Cadmium Yellow Light or Primrose 
Warm:  Cadmium Yellow Medium or Deep, Indian Yellow, Quinacridone Gold, Benzimidazolone Yellow GREENS: Cool: Viridian, Hooker’s Green, Phthalo Green
Warm:  Permanent Green light, Sap GreenDARKS: Neutral Tint, Payne’s Grey, Indigo EARTHTONES: Yellow Ochre, Raw Sienna, Quinacridone Burnt Orange, Burnt Umber, Van Dyke Brown,  Sepia WHITE:  Titanium White watercolor or White Gouache or Dr. Ph Martin’s Bleed Proof White in small jar OPTIONAL IMPACT COLORS can be any that spark your creativity. These are some of my favorites: Dioxazine Purple, Cobalt Teal, Phthalo Turquoise, Cobalt Violet, Ultramarine-Violet, Ultramarine Pink, Quinacridone Magenta OTHER NECESSARY SUPPLIES: Masking tape and a waterproof board or surface to secure your paper.Paper towels, a terry rag, Masking Fluid, an old toothbrush, Mr. Clean magic eraser, scraps of watercolor paper for testing colors, waterproof pen such as Pitt, Micron, Uniball, Sharpie fine or Copic & Water-soluble pen such as Tombow in a neutral color, water-erasable quilter’s pen or #2 pencil for drawing, ruler, kneaded eraser, small water spray bottle, color wheel for reference, light blue graphite transfer paper & a cellulose sponge. Red Brick supplies the water containers, light boxes & hair dryers for class.

**You may rent all  the needed supplies for $15 per class session. **You may rent all the needed supplies for $15 per class session.

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