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Portraits in Watercolor Workshop 08/19

Please Join Dianna Porter in a one-day workshop, supply list below.

  • 20-A North State Street

Service Description

Do you ever wonder why the first color medium we are taught in elementary school is watercolor? I mean, it is so difficult to control with it's unmanageable fluidity! Maybe you're trying too hard. Please Join me in a one day workshop, Painting A Portrait in Watercolor. We will be working from a photo reference that I supply so we will all be working on the same thing. Morning will be mostly spent getting a good foundation drawing (no tracing). We will begin with some loosening up drawing exercises then on to portrait drawing. The afternoon will be spent learning how to stay relaxed and still have control over the medium. You CAN use little mistakes to you advantage, you know. My goal in this workshop is for you to learn to relax while you're working and enjoy the process. You'll be surprised what a difference it makes in your work. While I can't teach you everything I know in one day, we will touch on composition, drawing style, and color theory. I'll also show you some tricks of the trade! Skill level: Student should have some drawing experience. I am looking forward to meeting you! Supply list: Soft pencil - 3B, 4B or 5B White rubber eraser or a kneaded eraser Watercolor paper - at least 140lb, 11X14ish Watercolor paints - Alizarin Crimson, Yellow Ochre, Cerulean Blue, Ultramarine Blue, (and whatever else you may already have.). Brush(s) - #8 or #10 watercolor brush with a nice point (again, bring what you have). Watercolor Palette (with adequate place for mixing) masking tape Drawing board a little larger than your paper (can be a piece of card board) Paper towels 2 water containers


Contact Details

  • Hancock County Arts Council, Twenty North Gallery, North State Street, Greenfield, IN, USA

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