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Watercolour For Beginners

March 7 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 7, 2023


Do you want to learn how to use watercolour?
If you’re brand new to watercolour painting or are looking to get back into it after a long break, this class is for you.
Learn from professional watercolour artist and arts educator Josslyn Meyers as you explore basic techniques. Topics will include:
– How to create washes that don’t look muddy
-Working with different brushes to get different looks
-Understanding how watercolours react to each other, water and the paper
-Understanding how colors mix (very different from acrylics!)
-How to gain some control over this more fluid method
-Finding your own personal approach to creating imagery and to feel more comfortable with this medium.
We will experiement together and build confidence. A great beginner class.
CLASS DATES: Choose a 4 week term, Jan 17 – Feb 7 OR Feb 14 – March 7
$86/4 sessions
Recommended Materials List:
-140-lb watercolour paper, cold press (pad or sheets)
-watercolour brushes (1-inch flat, number 8 round, number 12 flat)
-watercolour paints (tube or pan set)
-masking tape and flat board
-palette plate or mixing dish
Not ready to committ to buying supplies? Email education@ladysmitharts.ca 2 WEEKS PRIOR TO CLASS START to arrange for a kit. (Additional costs may apply)


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Ladysmith, V9G 1K4
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