Learn the basics of painting with watercolor and color theory; explore color on paper; learn/practice the fundamentals of watercolor brush techniques; investigate color with a color wheel and tint, shade and tonal studies. This class is for anyone interested in exploring with watercolor paints and brushes. Students will be introduced to a range of materials and encouraged to play and yield their own varied results. No class 02/19/20; Makeup class (if needed) 03/18/30.
- Arches cold or hot press sheet paper (3 lg. sheets)
- Palette (plastic, metal, or glass)
- Masking tape, water cup, pencil
- Watercolor in tubes (small): Alizarin crimson, cadmium red, cadmium yellow light, lemon or Indian yellow, ultramarine blue, cerulean blue, cobalt blue, black, yellow ochre, burnt sienna, raw umber
- Watercolor brushes (assortment): round (size 4, 6, 8, 10), filbert, 1/2" flat (Kolinsky sable brushes preferred, but any assortment - fan, filbert or wash brushes are fun to experiment with).
- Melissa suggests that this list is ideal. If all are not affordable, bring what you have to the first class and she'll review supplies. Supplies are available for purchase online (dickblick.com), at AC Moore and Hobby Lobby in Bangor, and Shirley's Yarns & Crafts in Hancock (10% discount for Adult Education students).