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Rocks and Cliffs in Watercolor

Rocks and Cliffs in Watercolor

Tuesday, September 6 and 13
5 - 9 pm

In this class, students will explore how to paint various rocks and cliffs in watercolor. We will briefly explore how to mix your own grays and neutrals. Using wet in wet as well as wet on dry approach, lifting technique, and various approaches to generate texture, we will focus on several different types of rocks, including multiple variations of generic as well as local rocks/rock formations. 100% cotton paper is highly recommended for wet in wet approach.

Tuesday, September 6 and 13
5 – 9 pm

Instructor: Iva Neveux
Age: Adult (15+) | All Levels

 

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  • Watercolor pallet including your preferred reds, yellows, blues including indigo and earths including burnt sienna & burnt umber
  • Variety of watercolor brushes including 1” flat, #6 or # 8 round, fan and rigger brush
  • Pad (several sheets) of Arches cold press 140 lb watercolor paper (9”x12” or larger), other 100% cotton brands will also work (Daler Rowney, Bee Paper, Winsor Newton); some student grade watercolor paper (Strathmore series 400) for charting and testing color and brush strokes
  • Natural and/or synthetic sponge
  • Graphite or mechanical pencil
  • Kneaded eraser
  • Tracing paper
  • Two plastic water containers
  • Spray bottle and a mister bottle
  • Roll of paper towels
  • Cling wrap
  • Palette knife and/or plastic card (optional)
  • Masking fluid (optional)
Painting
September 6, 2022 5 – 9 pm
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