2-Day Watercolor Workshop
Instructor Linda Griffin
Oct. 19 - 20, 2012
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
This workshop will emphasize color and design while exploring the beauty and intricacy of flowers.Several ways of approaching the process of painting flowers will be demonstrated. Some experience is necessary for this workshop. It's not for the novice who has never painted before.
A complete description will be published shortly.
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10283 Beach Drive SW
Calabash, NC 28467
These are just bare bones supplies to use until you decide if you like watercolor. More can be added later. Bring any supplies you already use. These are what I use.
Look for watercolor brushes...synthetic or blends work well...the finer sable ones are expensive and not necessarily easier to use.
3/4 inch or wider. I like the Winsor Newton brand with clear plastic handles)
# 10 or #12 or larger
Any size..used for fine lines
• I use tube colors... usually Winsor Newton and Holbein brands . They are quality, consistent vibrant colors. There are may good brands, but I do not suggest you invest money into the inexpensive student grade colors (such as Academy by Grumbacher or Cotman by Ninsor newton)as they as they have a lot of filler and are diluted, and grayed making vibrant color impossible . Therefore I suggest just a few tubes, from which most other colors can be mixed.
• ** I have just started using the Soho brand from Jerry's Artarama. It is a less expensive and comparable to Winsor Newton colors. It comes only in the smaller tubes.
Alizarin Crimson and Cadmium Scarlet
French Ultramarine Blue
Winsor ( also called Thalo blue , either red or green shade)
Winsor ( or Thalo, either shade )
For flower painting I like :
Winsor Newton Quinicridone Magenta
Holbein Greenish Yellow
Holbein Quinicridone Gold
*Look for a large , white, rectangular one with lid...this is important. Paint can be used for a long time after squeezing into palette if kept closed... (wait to fill palette if you are a beginner) until first class. Brands include Jones, Richeson, Pike. If in doubt feel free to email me
I recommend D Arches 140 Lb cold-pressed paper ( 1 sheet ) Not in a tablet form.
Water container ( I like low flat plastic such a refrigerator storage or ice cream containers.)
Pencil ( I use mechanical one) Any #2 office will do.
Small spray bottle ( such as travel size hair spray bottle)
** Please feel free to email me before class to discuss supplies.