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Watercolor Boot Camp: Painting Skies & Water

April 17 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

 
Robin Poteet teaches watercolor classes throughout the mid-Atlantic.
All levels will jump in and learn to how to paint two favorite landscape subjects — skies & water!
Creating several small paintings & studies, and learning how to paint various clouds- from wispy to stormy on the 1st day. Sunsets, too!  Our 2nd day, we’ll do the same with water scenes — surf, ripples, and reflections on lakes & more.
These two will teach you watercolor techniques used with almost any subject. Come prepared to learn & have fun!
Materials:
Reference photos AND watercolor paper will be provided. 
Robin recommends #6, #10 and #14 round brushes & 1″ flat brushes, (Lowe Cornell & Grumbacher watercolor brushes fine for beginners).
Watercolor Tube paints (any brand):  Ultramarine, Cobalt Blue, Cerulean Blue, Phthalo Blue & Burnt Sienna.  Also helpful are: Transparent Yellow, Raw Sienna, Permanent Rose, Alizarin Crimson & Sap Green.
Palette with individual wells & large mixing surface.
Roll Paper towels.
Roll of natural color masking tape
.5mm mechanical pencil with HB lead or #2 yellow pencil
Soft kneaded eraser or white eraser.
Optional:  Bottle of masking fluid (Miskit or Frisket) with an inexpensive brush to apply it.