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The Landscape in Watercolor

Art class with Jim Minet

All levels welcome
Adults and Teens 16+

Location: The Manes Art & Education Center

Tuesdays, 10am – 12:30pm

Fall Session 1 – (6 weeks) – September 13, 20, October 4, 11, 18, 25 (no class on 9/27)

Fall Session 2 – (6 weeks) – November 1, 15, 22, 29, December 6, 13 (no class on 11/8)

Winter Session 1 – (6 weeks) – January 10, 17, 24, 31, February 7, 14)

Winter Session 2 – (6 weeks) –February 28, March 7, 14, 21, 28, April 1, 4

$243 members | $270 non-members (Member discount applied at checkout)

Geared toward all levels, beginner, intermediate, or advanced painters, this watercolor painting class will provide a friendly and encouraging environment filled with demonstration of technique and hands-on painting. Whether you have some experience with watercolor, or a lot, this class with help you develop further and achieve fresh and vibrant paintings.

What you will learn:

  • How to achieve one of the most important components, a great wash
  • Controlling moisture on your paper and brush
  • Why the right paper matters and understanding how different surfaces effect the results
  • Understanding the importance of tonal value
  • Wet on wet and wet on dry techniques
  • Color mixing with emphasis on achieving realistic greens and grays found in nature, along with creating rich darks
  • How to create a strong composition
  • Blocking out surface areas to achieve whites, when to use masking fluid and how to layer white gouache over watercolor
  • Preventing a painting from appearing “overworked”

Pre-registration is required for this class.

Participants must have materials for the first day of class.

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