Intermediate Watercolor Painting -A class for experienced students - Gordon Meggison
Thursdays, October 24, 31 November 7, 14, 21 and December 5
(no class November 28)
1:30pm - 4:30pm
Cost: $195.00 (not including materials)
Achieve improved results and skills you can put to use immediately!
Day 1: We will cover photo references and their pitfalls, warmup with a landscape. I will demo each lesson
Day 2: We will tackle set up of a still life, how to arrange light, look for bounced light, compose the subject. Understanding values and neutrals.
Day 3: How to be bolder, stay loose through wet into wet and dramatic brushmanship exercises, we will try some abstracts themes, to loosen up our approach.
Day 4, 5 and 6: I help you achieve maximum results in the shortest time. We will use this time to explore our own subject matter. I will review your decision making process, help you problem solve best steps to take to arrive at your intended theme. This can also include abstraction and unique special techniques I have developed.
PAPER: (BEST): ARCHES Watercolor paper in Arches block form. (10”x14” or bigger)
OR : Single sheets that can be modified in size and taped to a rigid base such as Masonite.
Other brands like Fabriano and others are good- NOTE: NOT Strathmore pads- No!)
Paint - Winsor & Newton PRO GRADE or Holbein paints (do not buy Cotmans -NO!) :
Colors - Cadmium Red, Opera rose, Cerulean Blue, Horizon Blue, Cobalt Blue, Ultramarine blue, Olive Green, Sap Green, Burnt Umber, Burnt Sienna, Cadmium Yellow, Indigo exotic colors are permitted so bring what you already have!
Plastic folding Palette
Brushes - #12 and #16 Sable (Princeton (best) or Simmons brand ) ,a 1”hake’ brush
Low tack masking tape 1”
Masking fluid -Windsor Newton is best, and a rubber cement eraser (ask about this)
1 KNEADED eraser
Semi-coarse med grain Kosher salt in a small shaker
Flat 3” X 5” kitchen sponge
WIDE BASE Water Cup such as tupperware for cleaning brushes and water source
whales tale palette knife small made of metal- buy at Reddi-Arts day of class
To reserve your space - Call 904-398-3161 ext.319
Class participants receive a "SPECIAL 25% DISCOUNT"
on all art supplies.