Beginner Watercolours with Lorraine Ireland
Beginner Watercolours with Lorraine Ireland
Watercolours is a beautiful and fun medium to work with. This class is for the beginner who has little or no experience in this medium. I will get you off to a good start by giving you a plan on how to start a painting and together we will follow the process all the way through. We will start with washes, and move on to planning, composition, form, shadow/highlights, skies, backgrounds and special effects. Our subjects include: landscapes (winter and spring), still life and florals. I will start every class with a demonstration followed by time for you to paint, ask questions, and get personal help. Bring your creative spirit and we will turn a dreary winter into a beautiful one!
Lorraine Ireland is a Toronto artist, who has been painting and teaching for over
30 years. She has taught for many prestigious art institutions and art groups. Including: Visual Arts Miss., Sheridan College, George Brown College, Ryerson's Life Institute, Brampton Community Centre, McMichael Gallery.
Lorraine is also a practicing artist, with a one woman show coming up in October of 2020. She loves to paint, and brings great enthusiasm and expertise to all.
****Free for Members
****Space is Limited
PAPER-- 140lb. Arches, Cold Pressed, Medium Finish, in 9 x 12 pads.
PAINTS-- student brand paints in small tubes like: Cotman, DaVinci, Grumbacher, Holbein, or Van Gogh.
COLOURS-- This basic set of colours will get you off to a good start.
Cadmium Yellow Pale or Lemon Permanent Rose
Yellow Ochre Cobalt Blue
Gamboge (French) Ultramarine Blue
Cadmium Red Medium Viridian Green
Alizarin Crimson Burnt Sienna
PALLET- an inexpensive plastic pallet with lots of wells.
Watercolour Synthetic brushes have short handles-
Flat wash brushes 3/4” and 1 inch
Best size pointed or round brushes to start with are #5, 8 and 10
A skinny rigger brush #1 and a large inexpensive brush for wetting the paper, sometimes called a Hake or any large flat brush.
Ordinary HB pencil. Soft or sketching pencils mark the paper too heavily.
Kneaded eraser (White plastic erasers and pink erasers can mark the paper)
Container for water and a box of tissues.
Old soft toothbrush, natural sponge, table salt, squirt bottle.
Photographs or pics off the internet as required.
For more information, please contact [email protected] or 905 303 1821 x 3006
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