Watercolour Portrait (2 DAYS)

Watercolour Portrait (2 DAYS)
Wallack's Art Supplies
231 Bank Street, Ottawa, Ontario See Map
Wed,Thurs, -
from 10am - 3pm
All Ages

Join Crystal Beshara of Paint The Town Ottawa and learn how to paint realistic grasses, clouds, rocks, fields, and believable leafy deciduous trees through trade secret effects: splattering, spongework, layering, masking... make natural colours through specific colour recipes. Note that this is an intensive skill building workshop - we will not be re-creating a photo or painting.

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Bring your own supplies : (Discount on supplies once registered)
1. PAPER: 4 sheets 11” x 14” 140lb Cold Press 100% Artist quality rag paper ie: Arches .
One large 22” x 30” sheet cut into quarters is great too. (this yields 4, 11” x 15” sheets)
2. A few scrap test strips of watercolour paper

• Small 1” fan brush (synthetic/ taklon / nylon or sable blend is fine NOT hogs hair)
• 1” Flat brush
• #3 Round, #8 Round (bring more if you have them)
• #1 OR #2 liner or rigger
• Support board for the paper (like masonite, gatorboard or plexi) to accommodate your
9x12 paper
• 1” masking tape
• 2H pencil plus sharpener & eraser
• palette with AMPLE mixing space with the following colours already squeezed out in the
• You’ll want a palette that has at least enough mixing room for 6 large pools of paint, so
feel free to bring margarine lids or whatever to supplement.
• Paper towel
• Box is tissue
• landscape & nature classes only: Small, fluffy Natural sea sponge (the more scraggly
and “irregular” the better…)
PAINT: TUBE Colours needed IT IS IMPORTANT to have these already squeezed out into your palette wells. Not during valuable class time:

1. Gamboge or Cadmium Yellow medium
2. Hansa Yellow or Lemon Yellow
3. Hookers Green Dark (viridian will be fine)
4. Sap Green
5. Violet (like dioxazine or winsor violet * must be more grape colours...ie: not too pink)
6. Ultramarine Blue
7. Burnt Umber
8. Burnt Sienna
9. Raw Sienna
10. Perm Red
11. Alizarin Crimson
12. Permanent Rose
13. Prussian Blue
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