Discover the joy of painting flowers in watercolor!
 
A fun and relaxing approach to watercolor - learn how to mix colors and experiment with various techniques for painting beautiful florals. The process of mixing watercolors together, creating new colors and blending them together on paper is truly magical. Your paintings will be a spontaneous expression in your own style, filled with color and beauty. No previous experience is needed - just the willingness to try something new!
A supply list will be provided to you upon registration. Please bring your supplies to the first session.
6 Session class - 7-9PM

Session 1
Introduction
How to set up your palette
Discussion of colors and the color wheel, and how to mix colors
Demo of Iris Painting - step by step handout
Time to paint

Session 2
Brush Strokes - Different types, when to use (Handout)
Demo - Petals & Leaves
Time to paint

Session 3
Various background techniques (Handout)
Demo - Painting the background first, then the floral subject
Time to paint

Session 4
Texturing techniques (Handout)
Demo - using texturing methods in a floral painting
Time to paint

Session 5
Negative painting (step-by-step handout)
Demo - Negative painting of a flower
Time to paint

Session 6
Demo - painting a floral arrangement using combinations of techniques
Time to paint