Scheduled Dates

10/10/2020   10:00 AM  05:00 PM
10/11/2020   10:00 AM  05:00 PM

Explore Watercolor Painting

Dates: 10/10/2020 to 10/11/2020
Schedule: Sa Su 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

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Located in : Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay Campus, Art Studio Rm 213
Instructor: Jan Peyton

Regular Student: $155.00

If you want to try watercolor painting but haven't delved into the process, or if you've tried and feel frustrated, this workshop may inspire you. Students will explore traditional and innovative ways to work with watercolors during this two-day workshop.

With 40 years of experience in watercolor painting, Jan will coach you in the basics and beyond, depending on your level.  (Materials are not included, but may be purchased on line or locally; see list below).

Additional Information

Students will need the following items for the workshop. If you don’t have your own supplies, you can purchase them on line or locally at Homer Art and Frame. Call Jan if you have questions 299-0153. One sheet of 140 lb. cold pressed Arches watercolor paper (which we will cut into quarter sheets). Single sheets are preferable to blocks 1 inch or ¾ inch flat brush for washes and painting A medium (#6) round watercolor brush for detail Watercolor pigments to your liking: Include the basics: blue - Ultramarine Blue or Cobalt Blue, and Cerulean Blue yellow - Azo or Aurelion yellow, and Quinacridone Gold red - Quinacridone Violet and Cadmium red light, burnt sienna (I also like to use Cadmium Yellow Medium, Prussian Blue, Pthalo Green, Quinacridone Rose, burnt sienna, Neutral tint. These are my preferences, but students are encouraged to use the colors they like. ) Other materials to bring: Palette -this can be a plastic or porcelain plate if you don’t have a palette with wells watercolor board (a light weight board with smooth water resistant surface to place paper on when painting, this can be a piece of plywood or Masonite, or foam core with waterproof coating) simple cellulose sponge to wick excess moisture from brush small natural sponge (optional)old toothbrush for splatter technique large metal clips to hold paper on board or blue tape for securing paper to board paper towels or Kleenex pencil and regular eraser (for value study) drawing paper – a few sheets – one that is 11x15 inches kneaded eraser – for use on watercolor paper water container palette knife (optional) pictures of places, things that you would like to paint

Advanced registration and payment required by stated deadline.

Students may withdraw from community education, non-credit classes/workshops up to three(3) business days prior to start day of class and receive a 100% refund. After deadlines, no refund is available as instructors have been contracted, materials and supplies purchased and plans made.

Age Range:  16  -  & UP