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January 15, 2022

Ink & Watercolor (Ages 13+)

Shirley Hales • 10091 McGregor Blvd Ft. MyersFL  33919 Organized by Alliance for the Arts $25 instant refund on this event with gift card.
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Painting with watercolor and ink is an exciting experience. Different from the traditional watercolor painting method, it combines basic watercolor painting techniques with traditional line and ink drawing methods to create unique and compelling paintings. This combination, sometimes called line and wash, becomes a mixed media piece of art that adds detail that cannot be obtained from either method alone. Students will learn ink drawing techniques such as hatching, stippling, cross contour, random lines and washes. (Optional) Materials fee if provided by the instructor: $35 Materials (except paper and paint) must be returned at the end of the workshop if supplied by the instructor. Student Supply List: Brushes: Medium size flat or wash brush; small flat brush; small and large rounds. Pens/Markers: Various sizes of Micron fine line black ink pens (or equivalent) and Faber Castell PITT black artists pens in different point shapes Suggested Paints or Equivalent: Basic Palette Colors • Alizarin Crimson (T) • Cadmium Red (O) • New Gamboge (T) or Yellow Ochre (T) • Lemon Yellow (ST) • French Ultramarine Blue (ST) • Cerulean Blue (ST) • Viridian (T) Optional • Payne’s Grey (ST) • Burnt Umber (ST) • Burnt Sienna (ST) Watercolor Paper: 8”x10” or 11 x 14 sheet of 140 lb, 200 lb or 300 lb cold pressed watercolor paper plus additional paper for practice. 140 lb weight paper should be stretched PRIOR to workshop. (Paper also available for purchase from the instructor with prior notice) Misc: Container for water, paper towels, soft pencil for sketching, kneaded eraser (if sketching with pencil), ruler (optional), old toothbrush, natural sponge, salt, palette for mixing paint, support board for paper.

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Ages 13-99


Shirley Hales

10091 McGregor Blvd Ft. MyersFL  33919

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