Watercolor Bootcamp (five-session workshop)

Challenged by painting with watercolors? This medium can be daunting, but through a series of planned exercises, we will endeavor to build a set of useful skills. Classwork will focus on learning to observe, planning your work with intention and developing facility preparing and applying water-color paints. The learning methodology will emphasize progress through instruction and practice exercises, self- and group- evaluation and sharing experiences.

What you will learn:

  • How to observe the subject

  • To set goals and plan your work

  • Techniques specific to watercolor painting

  • Critical evaluation of your work

Required supplies:

  • Drawing pencils and eraser

  • Drawing pad or sketchbook

Bring the following if you already have them. If you don’t, consider waiting until after the first class discussion about appropriate equipment.

  • Watercolor set

  • Watercolor paper or block

  • Paint brushes

  • Plastic palette tray for mixing paint

  • Containers for water