Join us to paint the southwestern landscape en plein air. We will explore painting and drawing fundamentals in watercolor at various sites in the Sandia Mountains. Topics include color mixing, composition, technique, and style. You will become familiar and confident with watercolor and find joy in painting outside.
Watercolor Materials List
9x12” Watercolor paper pad or sketchbook
Raw Sienna, Raw Umber, Ultramarine Blue watercolor pencils
Portable tray of watercolors, like Windsor-Newton
Round watercolor brushes, size 10 and size 2
Mottler brush size 1, or other flat brush
2 small plastic jars for water
1” masking tape
Sketchbook and pencil
Pocket Color Wheel
Supplies for painting outside:
Something to sit on or stand at while painting (a folding chair, an easel, etc.) I prefer to stand, but it’s up to you!
Sun protection (sun hat, sun screen, long sleeves, pants, closed toed shoes)
Drinking water & snacks
Links to materials for online purchase:
Round watercolor brushes, size 10 and size 2:
Pocket Color Wheel:
This class is eligible for Tuition Remission under Personal Enrichment.