Watercolor I: Techniques and Color Theory

Saturday August 14

9:30 AM  –  3:30 PM

Instructor: Brenda Jordan

Saturdays: Aug. 14, 21 and 28 | 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (with lunch breaks)

After-Class Meeting: Tues., Sept. 21 | 7 – 8:30 p.m.

$220 members | $250 nonmembers

Presented as a live webinar through Zoom

Objective: To have control of the brush, pigment and paper while learning to combine watercolor paints to create a rich a varied palette

Level: Beginner to intermediate

Prerequisite: Botanical Drawing I and II

*Relevant demos are recorded and made available to pre-registered students within 1 week of each class session. Videos will be viewable for one month from receipt. 

Learn the basics of transparent watercolor as a medium and gain a foundational understanding of the brushes, paper and paints suitable for botanical watercolor. Using a limited palette, explore techniques such as washes and glazes and practice creating a full range of hues, shades and tones using the limited palette. Through demonstrations and exercises, you will produce a series of studies that demonstrate the foundational techniques of transparent watercolor and application of those techniques to rendering plant forms.  Botanical Art and Illustration Certificate core course (Watercolor concentration)