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Flowing Iris in Watercolor

Flowing Iris in Watercolor

Sunday, October 14 / 1 – 4 pm

Students will explore the fluid nature of watercolor and learn foundational techniques while exploring wet-on-wet painting techniques and basic color mixing while working in watercolor. All levels welcome, but this class is ideal for the beginner.  To learn more about the art and artist, visit www.dlauren.net 

Instructor: Dana Childs
Ages: Adult (15+) / All levels

Supply list: 

Preferred palette is Frank Web  — if you want to use a white ceramic dinner plate that works as well.  Small palettes are problematic, but come in handy for in the field or backpacking, etc.

Paints – tubed watercolors (Grumbacher, Academy, Daniel Smith, Holbein or Windsor Newton’s Finest is preferred)

  • Permanent Rose
  • Ultramarine Blue
  • Antwerp Blue (sub = Prussian Blue)
  • Raw Sienna
  • Burnt Umber
  • Cadmium Yellow 

Brushes:  1-inch square sable or sablette, #8 round sable or sablette (and a #4 round if you are into detail)

140 lb cold press paper (prefer Arches, other’s ok.  Canson student grade is ok-I would avoid other brands personally)

Two water buckets (one large and one yogurt sized)

1 flat household sponge – (no soap) 

Pencils, kneaded eraser

Paper towels and tissue 

Palette rental and medium paper (student grade) available for $8 


For questions about supplies, please contact Dana at tfa.create@gmail.com 

October 14, 2018 1 – 4 pm