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Les Fleurs, Watercolor Flowers

Jacqueline Newbold
6:30 - 9:30
Tuesday Eve

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$ 95  

Watercolor flowers are lively, dynamic, and fun to paint! Using watercolors as our base, you will paint colorful backgrounds for your wildflower paintings. You will learn how to draw more interesting playful flower shapes, paint petals with a colorful glow, and build up layers of color to create dimension and impressionistic flowers. We will add pen and ink to enhance our flowers. As seen in the last issue of the Cloth, Paper, Scissors magazine, Jacqueline will guide you step-by-step as you create a page of lively, colorful red poppies and poppy pods. All levels welcome  


Materials fee $10 paid directly to instructor at beginning of class includes:

artist tape, gouache, paint markers, glaze pens, letter stencils, liquid latex, acrylic paints, inks, extra watercolor paint

Supplies You Need to Bring to Class in addition to materials provided by instructor:
• Top quality watercolor paints (not student grade) and palette.
• Watercolor brushes in a variety of sizes such as Princeton Brush & Co. Series 4050: round #3, round #8, and a liner brush size #2 or #4
• Good quality watercolor paper such as Arches cold press watercolor blocks 7 x 10 or 9 x 12
• A board and a clip to hold loose paper while painting
• Small cotton cloth or washcloth, pencil, eraser, watercolor container, small spray bottle, your favorite permanent black ink pens in several tip sizes
• A board and a clip to hold loose paper while painting

A note about color from Jacqueline – Here are some of my favorite watercolors (Winsor Newton, Daniel Smith, Holbein, and Sennelier are some trusted brands): Cobalt blue, cerulean blue, French ultra-marine, permanent magenta, permanent rose, French vermilion, quinacridone red, new gamboge or Indian yellow, Hansa or lemon yellow, quinacridone gold.
Check out my blog post for ideas of a well-rounded watercolor palette: http://djnewbold.blogspot.com/2017/12/a-well-rounded-watercolor-palette.html
 

Many of the required supplies may be pre-ordered from Meininger. They will be ready and waiting for you to pick up when you arrive at the retreat. To order supplies, contact Meininger.


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