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Watercolor Bootcamp


Virtual class with Jim Minet
All levels welcome
Adults and Teens 16+
Fridays, 10 am-12 pm
(6 weeks)  September 25, October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
(6 weeks) November 9, 16, 23, 30, December 7, 14
$180 members – $200 non-members

This two hour per class over six week, ‘boot camp’ for watercolor will strengthen your skills from A to Z in watercolor.  Beginner or intermediate, this class will take you through all the essentials skills through a series of  exercises that will improve your watercolor ability culminating in a final two hour session where we will complete a painting together.  If you really want a good start in watercolor or if you currently paint in watercolor but want to improve your skills, this class will help get you there.  A materials list is provided.

A series of powerful class exercises will focus on:

  • The drawing – design and initial construction of the drawing
  • Tonal value – one of the most critical components in any painting
  • Color – understanding basic color mixing, warm vs. cool color, and how to avoid common color mixing mistakes
  • The ‘watercolor wash’ and working light to dark
  • Wet on wet, wet on dry, and glazing techniques
  • A final landscape painting from photo reference to pull all these elements together

Pre-registration is required for this Zoom facilitated class.

Participants must have materials for the first day of class.

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