Watercolor for Beginners

Watercolor for Beginners

Wednesdays, January 28 – February 18 / 1 – 4 pm

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

Instructor: Carroll Charlet

Ages: 15 and Up / All Levels

Required Supplies:

  • Colors: Cobalt Blue, Ultramarine, Cadmium Yellow, Alizarin Crimson, Sap Green, New Gamboge, Yellow Ochre 
  • Plastic studio pallet with at least 10 paint wells
  • 2 HB Pencils 
  • Watercolor Brushes: #6 or #7 Round and #10 or #12 Round and Wash (flat) Brush at least 1 inch wide
  • Pad of Arches 140# cold press watercolor paper
  • 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

January 28, 2015 1 – 4 pm