Watercolor for Beginners

Watercolor for Beginners

Wednesdays, September 27 – October 25* / 10 am – 2 pm
*NOTE: Class will not meet on October 11

Learn the skills used in creating beautiful paintings using translucent watercolors.Beginners will learn the basics of pallet set up, color mixing and a range of watercolor techniques including washes, dry brush work and “special effects.”

Supply List:

  • Watercolors: Cobalt Blue, Phthalo Blue, Lemon Yellow, Alizarin Crimson, Magenta, Sap Green, New Gamboge, Yellow Ochre. (Cotman or Van Gogh is fine; Windsor Newton is excellent)
  • Plastic studio pallet with at least 10 paint wells
  • 2 HB Pencils
  • Watercolor Brushes: #6 & #10 Round (Silver/Black brand is recommended and available at Nevada Fine Arts)
  • Pad of Arches 140# cold press watercolor paper. (Single pieces can be purchased from the instructor during class for $2 each).  We will use approximately four sheets.
  • Roll of paper towels
  • 2 Plastic water containers.
  • Additional watercolor supplies (paints, brushes, etc) are welcome but not necessary.

Please mail questions to carrollcharlet@sbcglobal.net
Supplies available at Nevada Fine Arts. Mention class registration and save 10%

Instructor: Carroll Charlet
Ages: Adult (15+) / Beginners

September 27, 2017 10 am – 2 pm