DATE/TIME: Wednesday afternoons, 2-5pm
5 classes: Sept 23, 30, Oct 7, 14, and 21
COST: $185.00 for all 5 classes or $45.00 per class
REGISTRATION: Sign up with Joe directly via email: firstname.lastname@example.org - call 206.930.4101 - or online www.jlmackechnie.com/workshops
Watercolor is one of the oldest and most revered painting mediums since man first picked up a brush. Used by the ancient Egyptians, mastered by Chinese and Japanese artists and later advanced by European and American artists, watercolor remains one of the most challenging mediums to learn. While it has been said that watercolor has a mind of its own, it has also been said that it seems to have magical qualities not matched by other painting mediums. In this 5-week series, artist Joe Mac Kechnie will show you:
Whether you are just starting to explore this wonderful medium, or are an advanced student of watercolor, this series will have something for you.
You can purchase your quality art supplies at ARTspot. Registered students receive a 10% discount on all their art supplies from the time of paid registration until the last day of class. Most items on this list are available at ARTspot.Questions about these supplies? ARTspot staff are happy to help you. Call 425-640-6408 or email at ARTspotEdmonds@gmail.com.
Palette: I use the Masters plastic folding palette. You can also use other palettes.
Synthetic watercolor brushes work well. Silver Brush, Connoisseur brushes and Princeton all make good quality, affordable brushes.
Qor Watercolor Introductory 12 color set (this is very affordable and has a great color selection). Additional colors: Cobalt Tea, Titanium White
We will be using inks for drawing and defining value and detail in our watercolor paintings. There are two types of inks, water soluble and permanent:
Permanent Inks and Pens:
Water-Soluble Inks and Pens:
A lot of optional Stuff:
I keep a lot of odds and ends available when I paint, things I might need for convenience or to create texture or make corrections. It’s up to you if you want to bring these things. For example:
Check this out! ARTspot Concierge Service. ARTspot will personally do your shopping for you! They can set aside the materials you need, ready for pickup - they can even deliver your supplies to Cole Art Studio the day of class! Call ARTspot at 425.640.6408 for this great service! (To ensure your order is filled, please order as early as possible.)We also have a variety of art supplies relevant to your class here at Cole Art Studio.