Workshop Overview

Wish You Could Paint with Watercolor?
Beginning Class

Learn how to set up a palette, what brushes do what, what colors mix to make other colors, how much water vs. how much paint, what is a graded wash, learn fun wet on wet technique, how to make a good composition, how to make objects look 3 dimensional, and much more!

All Levels

DATE & TIME:
Saturday, March 28 and Sunday, March 29
10 – 4 PM

COST:
$125.00 per person

Workshop Outline:

  • Artist provides hand-out sheet and students can take notes.
  • Why watercolor is my favorite medium
  • Paintings can be expressive and flowing or tight and detailed
  • Learn how to set up a palette
  • Color wheel basics; make your own from three colors
  • Brushes and their care
  • How to paint 3 dimensional objects
  • How to make a graded wash, as in skies, and make goofs into clouds
  • Wet on wet – playing with watercolor
  • Basic composition
  • Subject matter & use of photographs
  • Presentation, framing & matting


Materials:

All materials provided

LOCATION:
Artist Studio / Mancos, Colorado / Email for details & directions
At the unique earthen roof home & studio of Jan Wright
13602 Road 33.6, Mancos, CO 81328

Minimum 3 students; Maximum 5 students

Jan Wright / Instructor

About the Artist:
Southwest watercolor artist Jan Wright has lived in the Mancos area for many years, having exhibited in Artisans of Mancos all that time.

She has produced over 25 one-woman exhibits throughout Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Texas in her 44 years of being an exhibiting artist.

See Jan’s watercolors at Artisans of Mancos, Heart Path House Cortez, and www.JanWrightWatercolors.com

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Workshop Details
Course ID : Beginning Watercolor Jan Wright
Date : March 28 & 29
125
Place : Artist Studio
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