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Watercolor Painting w/ Gordon Meggison (3 hour sessions, 6 week course)

Thursdays, June 28, July 5, 12, 19, 26 & Aug. 2
Cost: $195 (covers all 6 sessions, not including materials)

We will cover accurate color mixing, glazing while in the process of painting a theme. I find that most students have trouble mastering loose vibrant color washes in controlled areas that retain a watercolor natural brilliance. I believe this is a key factor in doing a strong convincing watercolor. I will also have exercises designed to promote looseness but in a controlled manner. I will also introduce a variety of techniques to achieve the illusion of textural effects. We will cover some aspects of composition and brush technique and materials characteristics. We solve varieties of pictorial problems based on photos I provide.

Gordon Meggison lives in Jacksonville and was educated at Jacksonville University. In 1992, his French Light/Florida Light art show was hosted by the Sisters Cities Association of Jacksonville and Nantes, France, featuring "pleine aire" watercolors. He now paints full time and teaches watercolor, oils, and acrylics.