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Course Overview

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.

What You'll Learn

  • Explore painting and drawing fundamentals in watercolor
  • Learn about color mixing, composition, technique and style
  • Find joy in painting outside at various sites in the Sandia Mountains

Who Should Attend

If you are interested in learning to paint the southwestern landscape en plein air, join this class!

Additional Information

Watercolor Materials List

Watercolor materials:

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

Paper towels

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:

Watercolor Paper:

https://www.dickblick.com/items/arches-watercolor-block-9-x-12-300-lb-cold-press-10-sheets/

Watercolor Pencils:

https://www.dickblick.com/products/derwent-watercolor-pencils/

Watercolor Set:

https://www.dickblick.com/items/winsor-newton-artists-watercolor-compact-set-set-of-14-assorted-colors-half-pans?

Round watercolor brushes, size 10 and size 2:

https://www.dickblick.com/items/princeton-neptune-synthetic-squirrel-brush-round-short-handle-size-10/

https://www.dickblick.com/items/princeton-velvetouch-series-3950-synthetic-brush-long-round-size-2/

Mottler/Flat Brush:

https://www.dickblick.com/items/princeton-neptune-synthetic-squirrel-brush-mottler-short-handle-size-1/

Sketchbook:

https://www.dickblick.com/items/strathmore-400-series-drawing-paper-pad-6-x-8-24-sheets/

Pocket Color Wheel:

https://www.dickblick.com/items/pocket-color-wheel-5-18/

 

 

 

This class is eligible for Tuition Remission under Personal Enrichment.

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Section Title
Watercolor Painting and Drawing En Plein Air
Type
In-Person Class
Days
Th
Time
1:00PM to 4:30PM
Dates
Mar 24, 2022 to Apr 21, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
17.5
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $159.00
Drop Request Deadline
Mar 21, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
Mar 21, 2022
Instructors
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