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Beginning Watercolor - Gordon Meggison (3 hour sessions - 6 classes)

Beginning Watercolor
Thursdays, August 30, September 6, 13, 20, 27 and October 4
1:30pm - 4:30pm
Cost: $195.00 (not including materials)

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We will start by an introduction to watercolor brushes, palettes, brand qualities and best practices.  We explore simple methods for understanding color mixing, understanding how to achieve the mix you want.  We will study color scales that lead to important glazing process.
We will also cover different brush strokes, how to load the brush, how to gauge water and pigment loads so you get rich sumptuous applications of color.
We explore neutrals and how valuable they are to make the rest of the painting look fantastic.
Next we cover glazing while in the process of painting a first theme subject.  We will look into scraping, salt, etc.  We will also introduce a variety of techniques to achieve the illusion of texture.  We will learn how to use photo based reference to achieve optimal results.

 I will demo each lesson, and watch you, correcting problems that crop up so you can achieve maximum results in the shortest time.We will do a tools intro the first day so you can refine all of the materials list with your questions, so no worries, we can walk through and buy them at the opening of class, I will help you if you are not confident buying ahead.

Materials List:

360159      MEGGISON BEG W/C KIT                            EA

900470 10X14 W/C ARCHES BL 140CP BL 1795061      1
922150 ARTIST WC    BT. SIENNA-TU WN0102074       1
922151 ARTIST WC    BT. UMBER-1 TU WN0102076      1
922154 ARTIST WC   CAD RED-4 TU WN0102094       1
922164 ARTIST WC   COB. BLUE-4 TU WN0102178      1
922198 ARTIST WC    PERM SAP GR TU WN0102503   1
922157 ARTIST WC   CAD YELLOW-4 TU WN0102108  1
922235 ARTIST WC   CER BLUE(RS) EA WN0102140   1
922181 ARTIST WC   INDIGO-1 TU    WN0102322           1
922191 ARTIST WC  OLIVE GREEN TU  WN0102447     1
922239 ARTIST WC OPERA ROSE EA WN0102448      1
922192 ARTIST WC  OX OF CHRM-3 TU WN0102459   1
922215 ARTIST WC  ULTRA MRN(GS)TU WN0102667  1
922232 ARTIST WC  YEL OCHRE-1 TU WN0102744     1
927394 AWC   HORIZON BLUE EA HBW104                1
925594 STUDENT HAKE BRUSH 1"EA YOF10               1
913252 GLD TAK ROUND 12 EA PB9650R-12                1
923763 ART MASKING FLUID  75 ML BO WN3221759 1
920907 24 WELL PAINT PALETTE EA HWP24            1
905229 KNEADED ERASER-LARGE EA FC587531      1
Whale Tail Palette Knife RGQ045 LQ119915
White Masking Tape 1"
Small Kosher Salt in a small shaker
Flat 3” X 5” kitchen sponge (NOT the kind with coarse scrub texture on backside)
Plastic wide base water cup ( NOT a small paper or plastic tall cup, falls over! )
Plastic saran Wrap (Optional)
Paper Towels

To reserve your space - Call 904-398-3161 ext.319

Class participants receive a "SPECIAL 25% DISCOUNT"
on all art supplies.