CLASSES - Weekly classes I teach during term time:
For more information please contact me on 1-410-266-6471, or
Classes enrolling now for January 2017 and April 2017 at Maryland Hall -
MARYLAND HALL for the Creative Arts - 410-265-5544
- Monday 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm - 'Building Blocks of Watercolor' 2 ............................. Beginner/ Intermediate level - 7 Weeks
- Tuesday 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm - 'The Splendour of Nature in Watercolor' 2 ................................Intermediate/ Advanced level - 8 Weeks
MARYLAND HALL for the Creative Arts, Spring classes enrolling now 410-265-5544
Spring Term: Watercolor Classes starting week beginning 3rd April 2017
- Monday 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm - 'Building Blocks of Watercolor' 3 ............................ Beginner/Intermediate level . 8 Weeks
- Tuesday 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm - 'The Splendour of Nature in Watercolor' 3 ............................. Intermeiate/Adwanced leverl 8 Weeks
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For ANNE ARUNDEL COMMUNITY COLLEGE - 410-777-2222
At Annapolis Senior Center via AACC: 410-222-1818
Winter Term - beginning January 2017
- WATERCOLOR - Thursday 1:00 - 3:30 pm
- Watercolor Skills' Intermediate level
- Class FULL! waiting list only
At Heritage Harbour Center 410-266-8677 (Via AACC 410-222-1818)
Winter Term - Beginning January 2017 - 8 weeks
Winter Term - Beginning January 2017 - 8 weeks
- OIL /ACRYLIC/Watercolor - Wednesday 10:00 - 1:00 noon - 'Painting Nature'
See Watercolor and OIL materials list below . . . .
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MATERIALS LIST for Watercolor
Buy materials at Art Things Inc. Michaels & Dick Blick ( on line)
HB & 2B Pencils
Watercolor Paper, Cold Pressed, 140 lbs.
I use Langton by Daler Rowney (less expensive) buy a Block or Pad. (Art Things)
Archers is also a good paper. (Buy at Michaels with 40% coupon) or Art Things
Watercolor Palette - the 'large' square ones are best, also circular Steven Quiller palettes are good.
Sea Sponge - optional!
Masking Fluid PEOBO is best, and cheap brush- Optional!
2 Water Large Jars
Kitchen Towels , Viva is best!
- Brushes - No 12 ROUND, No 6 ROUND, 1/4 inch FLAT, No 2 RIGGER, Wash brush Please discuss in 1st class before you buy if you are not sure what to get.
- Watercolors - Artist quality, Winsor & Newton or any good brand. Please do not buy Michaels own brand or other inferior quality materials. You cannot do good paintings with inferior quality paper and paint.
- Standard Watercolor Palette:
- Beginners buy a 'starter pack from' Winsor and Newton or any good brand. Otherwise tubes are listed below:
Yellows: Lemon Yellow, New Gamboge.
Reds: Alizarin Crimson, Scarlet lake.
Earths: Burnt Sienna, Raw Sienna, Burnt Umber.
Hookers Green (M. Graham), is a useful color.
Leaf Green (Holbein), is also good for florals.
Permanent Rose or Rose Madder, good for florals.
- Extended Watercolor Palettes for a range of different effects.
- Intense Palette - Winsor Yellow, Winsor Blue (red shade), Winsor Red, Winsor Voilet, Winsor Orange, Phthalo Green, Phthalo Blue, Alizarin Crimson, Opera Rose
- Opaque Palette - Naples Yellow, Jaune Brilliant, Indigo, Indian Red, Chromium Oxide Green, Yellow Ochre, Cerulean, Caput Mortuum Violet, Light Oxide Red.
- Bright Earth Palette - Quinacrodone Gold ( Daniel Smith) Quinacrodone Sienna (Daniel Smith) Brown Madder, Raw Sienna, Green Gold, Idanthene Blue, Perylene Maroon.
- Delicate Palette - Rose Madder, Aureolin,, Cobalt Blue. Permanent Magenta, Cobalt Violet, Manganese Blue, Ultra Marine Violet, Viridian.
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Materials list for Oils
- Gamblin Gamsol Turpenoid - Odor fee and good for sensitivities!
- Neo Megilp Medium by Gamblin or Liquin medium by Winsor and Newton
- Grey Palette papers 12 x16
- A large Oil (or Acrylic) Patette, optional at first! Necessary as you progress.
- An old Rag and Kitchen towels (Viva is best!)
- A palette knife (discuss in 1st class before you buy)
BEGINNERS can get a 'beginner pack' of Gamblin or Winsor and Newton colors, (much cheaper) otherwise buy tubes:
BLUES: Ultra marine Blue - Prussian Blue - Manganese Blue
YELLOWS: Cadmium Yellow Deep, Lemon Yellow
REDS: Scarlet Red, Alizarin Crimson
EARTHS: Raw Sienna, Burnt Sienna
A small tube of Mixing White or Titanium White
You will gather other colors as you go along, some other colors I cannot live with out are:
Not essential at first!
GAMBLIN Transparent Orange
GAMBLIN Radient Red
GAMBLIN Radient Blue
GAMBLIN Transparent Earth colors
BRUSHES: Always a personal preferance, I like ROBERT SIMMONS, Hog rather than synthetic in various sizes 'flats' and 'filberts'. . . please discuss in 1st class before you buy!