Watercolors with Doug Brown

Dates: 06/11/2018 – 08/06/2018
Times: 6:00 PM-8:00 PM 8 Mondays
Ages: 18+
Instructor: Doug Brown
Member Rate: 140
Non-Member Rate: 170
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Watercolors with Doug Brown

This watercolor class will focus on the principles of controlled realism. Each class will begin with a short demonstration of the subject matter for the day. All levels of experience are welcome! Each student will receive individual attention and can work at his or her own pace.

If you are able, please come to the first class with your drawing completed on watercolor paper, so the class can begin painting right away. However, if you need help with the drawing the instructor will be pleased to help you - just bring your drawing and/or photograph of the subject you wish to paint on the first day of class.


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Materials List:
Please choose one of the following three paper options:
- 3 full sheets of watercolor paper (22 x 30 is a full sheet/any brand of paper is okay)
- 140 lb or 300 lb cold pressed paper
- A watercolor block (10 x 12, 12 x 16, or bigger)
- One covered plastic palette
- 2 round brushes (#4, #6 or #10)
- 2 flat brushes ( ½ , ¾ or 1)
- One plastic container or small coffee can for water
- Watercolors (Brand is your choice, and you will add colors as you go along. If you can’t find them all, that is okay)
o Prussian Blue
o Thalo or Phthalo Blue
o Cerulean Blue
o Cobalt Blue
o Indigo
o Payne’s Gray
o Cadmium Red
o Alizarin Crimson
o Permanent Rose
o Burnt Sienna
o Van Dyke Brown
o Raw Sienna
o Yellow Ochre
o Lemon Yellow
o Cadmium Yellow
o Sap Green
o Mauve
- One household sponge and a handful of Kleenex tissues

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