BOTANICAL WATERCOLOR 1
MONDAYS, JULY 29-AUGUST 26

LOCATION:
Red Butte Garden Classroom

ADDITIONAL INFO:
Questions?
Email ehult@cox.net
Class Limit: 15

INSTRUCTOR:
Elaine Hultgren

COST:
Garden Members: 
$180
General Public: 
$225

BOTANICAL WATERCOLOR 1

MONDAYS, JULY 29-AUGUST 26



Class Times

MONDAYS, JULY 29 - AUGUST 26 @ 6-9PM

REGISTRATION REQUIRED



This is a foundation class that introduces and explores the media of botanical watercolor with a focus on plants. Art students, beginners to advanced water color artists will learn about brushes, pigments, papers as well as color mixing, flat washes, and glazing applications.


MATERIALS LIST - ARTIST/STUDENT TO PROVIDE

  • Transparent Watercolors - Recommended Winsor Newton Artists’ grade (Not Cotman) - either 5 ml or 14/15 ml size
    • Winsor Lemon – (cool)
    • Cadmium Yellow Pale –(warm) or Cadmium Yellow - (warm)
    • Ultramarine Blue or French Ultramarine Blue - (warm)
    • Cerulean Blue - (cool)
    • Alizerin Crimson Red - (cool)
    • Cadmium Red – (warm)

  • Brushes: I highly recommend “Creative Inspirations” Dura handle short handle watercolor brushes sizes 2, 4, 6, 8, They can be ordered online from www.jerrysartarama.com. “The Masters” Brush cleaner, a cake soluble with water (Blick Sugarhouse).

  • Detail Brush: A specialty brush you must order online I use a Dick Blick brand: size 2 Studio Sable, Kolinsky Sable Detail. Also available: size 3 Winsor Newton Miniature Kolinsky Sable. Detail brushes have shorter hairs but are fuller at the ferrule to hold more paint. This brush used in dry brush stage. Excellent detail brush
  • Mixing Brush:A #3,4,5 inexpensive brush you can use to mix colors with. I use a Loew-Cornell round #4 brush I purchased at Michaels for 1.00.
  • Pencils: 2B, HB, 2H 4H – A blue Col-erase pencil will be provided if you do not have one.
  • Tracing Paper: 9x12, Canson, Foundation Series, (only at Hobby Lobby) or Daler Rowney tracing paper (Wal-Mart) if you are lucky.
  • Watercolor Paper: 1 pack 11x14 140lb Strathmore Ready Cut Hot Press 6 sheets to a pack (Sugarhouse) should have it stocked in store. Must be hot press.
  • Other: • Porcelain palette(s) I suggest 7 well Flower Palettes at 5.00 apiece. (Hobby Lobby) • “Pentel Clic” white eraser housed in plastic pen like housing (Office Max and other Office supply stores}. Small grey kneaded eraser(Michaels,Blick SH). • Scotch REMOVABLE tape labeled removable or Wall Safe( Office supply stores maybe Micharls and Hobby Lobby) • An eye dropper, (Walgreens) • Bring handheld as they are easier on pencils

MATERIALS PROVIDED TO YOU

  • One portfolio with watercolor information and exercises (watercolor exercise paper provided)
  • Col-Erase 20044 Blue pencil
  • Foam board easel

All supplies purchased will be used in Botanical Watercolor 2


Suggested Books

“Mixing Greens” by Michael Wilcox - helpful to read prior to class)
“Color Mixing Swatch Book” also by Michael Wilcox


Art Supply locations and links online:
Blick, Salt Lake City
1025 East 2100 South (801) 832-0400

www.dickblick.com


Daniel Smith
www.danielsmith.com 1 (800) 426-6740
Cheap Joe’s Art Stuff
www.cheapjoes.com 1(800) 227-2788
Jerry’s Artarama Art Supplies
www.jerrysartarama.com 1(800) 827-8478

If you have questions please e-mail me at ehult@cox.net


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