Watercolor Basics

Thu Jul 11 2024 at 06:30 pm to 08:30 pm UTC-04:00

Artisan's Asylum | Boston

Artisans Asylum Inc
Publisher/HostArtisans Asylum Inc
Watercolor Basics
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Watercolor Basics will teach rudimentary skills in creating watercolor washes, brushwork, color theory, and composition.
About this Event
<h4>This course meets 6 times per class session. Please check the Agenda above for the dates included in each session. By purchasing a ticket, you are committing to attend all meetings included in that session. The title of the Agenda page will indicate which ticket to purchase for that session.</h4>
Instructor - Barbara Marder

Barbara Marder Is a formally trained painter who specializes in watercolor. She has a bachelors degree from Skidmore College and an MFA from Boston University. She is a retired Visual Arts Teacher in K-12 public schools, and has taught private sessions. Her work has been displayed at many venues. Her teaching goal is to have each participant learn basic elements of watercolor, and then apply them to their own expression.



Class Description

Watercolor offers immediate and satisfying creative results. This workshop will explore the basics of the medium but is also open to those with experience. After introductory exercises, participants will be encouraged to seek their own direction. Barbara Marder is an experienced watercolorist, has an MFA from Boston University, and has been a member of Artisans Asylum since 2012.

If you already have supplies on hand, just bring those with you.



Material Fee

The materials fee for this class is $5. This is separate from the ticket price and is to reimburse the instructor for any tools or materials used in this class. This will be paid once, directly to the instructor at the start of the first class meeting. This instructor accepts payments in cash.



Class Goals

Students will learn how to:

  • Compose a sketch
  • Set up a palette
  • Create washes
  • Explore color values
  • Layer brushstrokes
  • Create landscapes
  • Create still-life paintings
  • Find your personal pathway



Material Supplied

Boards to work on

Hand outs

Spray bottles

Extra paint colors and brushes to try out



Students Should Bring

Bring watercolor supplies if you have them.

Otherwise, a list of supplies available on Amazon will be emailed to each participant including paint, brushes, and watercolor paper.

In addition, bring a pencil, a water container, a one inch roll of painters masking tape, and a white or kneaded eraser.



Prerequisites

Students must be 16 years old or older. All students under 18 must be accompanied by and under the direct supervision of a responsible adult.



Class Policies

Learn more about our class and ticket cancelation policies here.

Please email [email protected] with any questions.

*Sales end 4 days before the start of the class to allow the instructor and staff time to prep.

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Event Venue & Nearby Stays

Artisan's Asylum, 96 Holton Street, Boston, United States

Tickets

USD 240.00

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