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Color Theory and Mixing Pigments in Watercolor

Color Theory and Mixing Pigments in Watercolor

Wednesday, February 1 and 8
5 - 9 pm

Watercolors are admired for their unique quality – translucence. Learn more about the pigments on your palette and experiment with mixing your own colors to keep the beautiful luminosity of the medium. This class explores color mixing, tonal values, color theory, painting with triads and learning how to avoid muddy mixes. Students will also learn about color properties such as temperature, intensity, lightfastness and more. The origins of pigments, different pigment properties and differences amongst manufacturers will also be discussed. An excellent class for both the beginner and advanced student

Wednesday, February 1 and 8
5 – 9 pm

Instructor: Iva Neveux
(15+) | All Levels

Supply List:

  • Your personal watercolor pallet (all pigments)
  • Paper: 2 sheets 11 x 15 inches, 140 lb cold pressed watercolor paper (paper can be purchased from the instructor during class for $2 a sheet; we will use 2 or 3 sheets)
  • Brushes: ½ or ¾ inch flat brush
  • Roll of paper towels
  • Drawing pencil
  • Eraser (a soft eraser such as kneaded or General’s)
  • 2 Plastic water containers  


February 1, 2023 5 – 9 pm