Need a little color boost? Join us for this three-week workshop! Join us for this workshop! Artist, educator and color connoisseur Sasha will guide you through various exercises to boost your brush stroke confidence and expand your knowledge in color theory. We will begin with a quick overview of the basics of the color wheel, wheel-based harmonies, color temperature, and paints for “swatching.” Then, get inspired by making “pulse and precision” textures to create beautiful watercolor paintings technically and creatively to enhance your style, whether abstract or realistic. This workshop will be a delicious hors-d’oeuvre for your watercolor mindful painting practice! This workshop is designed for the beginner and experienced painter alike! No previous watercolor or drawing experience is necessary.
Suggested Materials: (Students supply their own materials)
- 9×12″ high-grade student Watercolor Paper Pad (like Canson’s XL)
- Watercolor (tube or cake) with a basic pallet (warm and cool reds, blues, yellows, and your other favorites.
- A variety of watercolor brushes – including size 0, 1, and 2 (I use Artist Loft Vienna or Winsor Newton University series 233, but any brand is fine)
- Two jars of water, some paper towel or a rag, and your imagination