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Realistic Watercolor Skies (ages 13+)

Realistic Watercolor Skies (ages 13+)

Painting realistic skies can be intimidating, even for the most experienced watercolor painter.  Learn the secrets to capturing bright sunshine and clouds, stormy skies and brilliant sunsets.  You will complete small paintings using each of these types of skies and adding a simple landscape that complements the sky’s atmospheric theme.  After this workshop you will never again be afraid to paint an eye-catching realistic looking sky!

Supply list: Supplies can be rented from the instructor with prior notice for a $35 fee or students may bring their own.  Email Shirley at huesbyshirley@hotmail.com.

Brushes:

  • Medium size flat or wash brush
  • Small flat brush
  • Small and large rounds

Suggested Paints or Equivalent:

  • Alizarin Crimson
  • Cadmium Red
  • New Gamboge or Yellow Ochre
  • Lemon Yellow
  • French Ultramarine Blue
  • Cerulean Blue
  • Viridian
  • Optional: Payne’s Grey, Burnt Umber, Burnt Sienna

Watercolor Paper:

  • 3 sheets of 9×11”; 140, 200, or 300lb cold pressed watercolor paper. Extra paper for practice.
  • 140 lb weight paper should be stretched prior to workshop.

Misc.

  • Water container
  • Paper towels
  • Soft pencil for sketching
  • Kneaded eraser
  • Ruler (optional)
  • Palette for mixing paint

Class Refund Policy

Event Details

Date:
Saturday, March 7, 2020
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cost:
Members: $85
Non-Members: $107
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10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
Phone:
(239) 939-2787

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