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  • Beginner / intermediate Watercolor

Beginner / intermediate Watercolor


Instructor: Renee Carrier

Dates: Feb 29, Mar 7, Mar 14, Mar 21, Mar 28.



This class is perfect for the watercolour artist who is just beginning or refreshing their skills.


Join us for lessons, demos and supported independent work.

Supplies for watercolour (Bring what you have for the first class. If you don't have everything, wait until after the first class to make purchases)


Paper (140 lb or more) Fluid and Strathmore are reasonably priced for decent paper

brushes 2 rounds and 1 or 2 flats each- a round size 8 or bigger plus a slightly larger size and a flat that is approximately ¼ inch or larger across. A good round brush snaps to a nice point and holds lots of water. A good flat brush has longer bristles to hold more water. The best brushes are usually made of hair.

Painters tape

Paints- you can buy premade palettes or you can buy tubes of paint and pour your own. Good brands to purchase in tubes are Daniel Smith, Holbein, Schmincke, M. Graham and Winsor Newton. M.Graham is one of my favourites for a couple of reasons. If you are buying premade palettes, make sure they are professional quality watercolours

A palette

Recommended Colours for a vibrant palette:

Hansa Yellow

Quinacridone Gold

Sap Green

Cobalt Blue

Ultramarine Blue

Burnt Siena

Prussian Blue

Rose Madder

Quinacridone Violet

Raw Siena

Napthol red#

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