Watercolor and Gouache Painting

Level: All

November 6 - November 27, 2017

Mondays

2:30 - 5:30pm

4 weeks

Instructor: Anne E. McCormick

Instructor's website

Fee: $125

In this class, both watercolor (transparent) and gouache (opaque) paints will be explored.  Through a series of discussions and demonstrations, Anne will teach about technique, color, composition, perspective, and light & shadow.  Captivating, but simple, still life arrangements will be set up in each class for inspiration.  Students are also welcome to bring interesting objects and/or photos to class. A bit of Art History will be reviewed to show the masterpieces that have been created with watercolor and gouche.

Materials List:
PENCILS
Artist pencil(s)
Eraser (kneaded, gum or vinyl plastic)
PAINT
Consider a KIT
(for watercolor, gouache and/or acrylic)
containing:
White (plus an extra tube)
Light yellow
Medium yellow
Darker yellow (Ochre)
Primary Red
Cadmium Red
Primary Blue
Ultramarine Blue
Green
Burnt Sienna (Brown)
Darker brown
Black

PAPER FOR WATERCOLOR and/or GOUACHE
Cold press has texture (better for beginner)
Hot press is smooth ( more advanced)
(They both come in pads or sheets)
WHITE ARTIST TAPE (thin) to edge your paper
BRUSHES
a SET of Watercolor brushes
PALETTES
Watercolor palette
SPRAY BOTTLE
An inexpensive spray bottle for water
PAPER TOWELS & Q-TIPS
For clean up & corrections

Anne E. McCormick is a fine artist, art educator and graphic designer. She has her B.F.A. from the Rhode Island School of Design. She has taught art at the following museums:  Cloisters /Metropolitan Museum of Art (NYC), and the Rhode Island School of Design (Providence).  Over a decade ago, Anne founded an art program at Inpirica (Former St. Luke’s Lifeworks in Stamford, CT.) and continues to teach there.  Anne finds much joy in the healing beauty and colors of nature which has inspired her line of notecards.

Click here to visit Anne’s website