Upcoming Retreats

Portland, OR 2019 - March 10-17

Colorado Springs, 2019 - May 28 - June 2, 2019

Ocean City, MD 2019 - October 6 - 10, 2019

Colorado Springs 2020 - May 25, 2020 - May 31, 2020

Ocean City, MD 2020 - September 25 - October 3, 2020

Jacqueline Newbold
9:00 - 4:30
Wednesday - March 13

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$ 150  

Dive into the colorful world of nature with scientist and botany major Jacqueline Newbold! She will guide you step-by-step as you explore various fun ways to use watercolor paints and mixed-media to create a naturalist art journal. Keeping a journal of your field notes, drawings, and paintings of the natural world will enrich your experiences with nature and help develop your skills as an artistic naturalist. Jacqueline shows how to capture the essence of the wonderful world of feathered and furry creatures with simplified, easy drawing methods, colorful painting techniques, and creative mixed-media embellishments. We will explore different watercolor paints and how use their characteristics to create the look of feathers and fur and add shimmer and shine. This is great workshop for beginner to advance painters that want to improve their painting skills.


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

Stabilo pencils, latex mask, watercolor paint samples, gouache, gesso, inks, rubber stamps, twinkle paints, artist tape, stencils, field guide books

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, ½ inch flat, round #3 and round #8 and a and a liner brush. Good quality watercolor paper such as Arches cold press watercolor blocks 7 x 10 or 9 x 12. Small cotton cloth or washcloth, a pencil and eraser, small spray bottle, a permanent black ink pen, Uni-ball Signo White gel ink pen, Sharpie oil-based paint pens or other colored markers, photo references of your favorite animals and flowers. 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

Proud Sponsors for Art & Soul

For your convenience, you may pre-order your materials for classes! Your materials will be waiting for you at the retreat. And you can always purchase additional materials at the retreat.

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