Gleeful Gerberas Watercolour Workshop
Full Day Workshop. Beat the "February blues" with this colourful and expressive watercolour bouquet!
Students provide or purchase all their own supplies. See below.
Bring your own supplies :
PAPER: 4 sheets 11” x 14” 140lb Cold Press 100% Artist quality rag paper ie: Arches.
One large 22” x 30” sheet cut into quarters is fine. (this yields 4, 11” x 15” sheets) OR a
pad or block...
A few scrap test strips of watercolour paper
Small 1” fan brush (synthetic/ taklon / nylon or sable blend is fine. NOT hogs hair)
1” Flat “BRIGHT” brush (synthetic/ taklon / nylon or sable blend is fine).
#3 Round, #8 Round (synthetic/ taklon / nylon or sable blend is fine).
#1 OR #2 liner or rigger (synthetic/ taklon / nylon or sable blend is fine).
#10 Round NICE BONUS option (synthetic/ taklon / nylon or sable blend is fine).
Support board for the paper (like masonite, gatorboard or plexi) to accommodate your
1” masking tape
2H pencil plus sharpener
Kneadable eraser + White Vinyl eraser
Box of tissue (Kleenex)
Small, fluffy Natural sea sponge (the more scraggly and “irregular” the better...)
Palette with AMPLE mixing space with the following colours already squeezed out in the
wells. * IMPORTANT: You’ll want a palette that has at least enough mixing room for 6
large pools of paint, so feel free to bring margarine lids or whatever to supplement.
TUBE Colours needed: IT IS IMPORTANT to have these already squeezed out into your palette wells the day BEFORE class.
Gamboge or Cadmium Yellow medium
Hansa Yellow or Lemon Yellow
Hookers Green Dark (viridian will be fine or Holbien “Bamboo”)
Violet (like dioxazine or winsor violet * must be more grape-like in colour...ie: not too pink)
(for seascape & landscape classes I also recommend Phthalo Blue)
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