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P240 - Watercolor Pencil Animal Cracker Journaling

Helen Shafer Garcia
9:00 - 4:30
Monday - Feb 12

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$ 150  

Drawing animals is a delightful way to practice techniques with these pencils. Besides, animal faces can just make you laugh! Watercolor pencils are great for journals and for traveling. Colors become vibrant and yummy when water is applied to the paper surface. The effects range from smooth to textural with effortless brush strokes. We’ll also add some textures with stencils for a great mixed media effect.
Pressing down pure color on paper leads to endless good vibes. We’ll combine watercolor pencils and water-soluble pens while learning clever user -friendly ways to draw. Now you can figure out what to do with those pencils that have been lying around your worktable! My drawing methods will ease those ever so present inhibitions about drawing lines and shapes.
Supplies provided by the Instructor: I will provide photo references, stencils, sponges, battery operated pencil sharper, and other tools to use while we work.
Supply fee $5.00 payable to instructor at beginning of clas includes:
Tombow pens, paper text for collage. Matt medium, acrylics

Supply list to bring to class:
2or more round watercolor brushes: #8,#12, #10 or #14
Water container
9” x 12” (or larger) 90 weight paper (or heavier) journal for watercolor or mixed media.
I recommend Strathmore Hardbound 400 Series Watercolor Art Journal, Stillman & Birn hot press watercolor book –Zeta series spiral bound, or Canson Mixed Media XL Pad
#2b pencil
Faber Castell or Micron Permanent fine tip ink pen- black or dark color
Set of Watercolor pencils – 10 or more colors- recommended brands:
Faber Castell Albrecht Dürer, Prismacolor , Derwent Inktense , Caran D’ Arche Supracolor.
Note: other cheaper brands will not give the same brilliance of color. I don’t want you to be disappointed!
 

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Most of the required supplies for your classes can be pre-ordered from Collage. They will be ready and waiting for you to pick up when you arrive at the retreat. For further info and to place your order, contact:

Maria Raleigh
Maria@collagepdx.com

http://collagepdx.blogspot.com/

 


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