Watercolor Class with Sandra Kahler

  Magnolia Classes
Mondays 9:30am to 1pm

 Magnuson Brig Classes
Thursdays  11:00am to 2:15pm

Current Lessons: Winter 2020

Tips: on Composition of a Painting

Lesson one

bring to class:  w/c supplies
bring fruits and/or veggies

Composition Forms

lesson:  L-S-V Shapes
subject: still life

Magnolia Student class work: lesson One

Magnuson-Brig Student class work: lesson One

Lesson two

bring to class:  w/c supplies
images of sky/land

Movement in a Painting

lesson:  Directing the eye through out a painting
subject: Big Sky and…

Magnuson Student class work: lesson Two

Lesson three

bring to class:  w/c supplies
image of landscape you want to paint

Rule of Thirds

lesson:  creating the perfect composition
subject: landscape

Magnuson Student class work: lesson Three

Magnolia  Student class work: lesson Three

Lesson four

bring to class:  w/c supplies
image of an interior

Simplification

lesson:  how to simplify the painting and work the edges
subject: interior

Magnuson Student class work: lesson Four

Magnolia  Student class work: lesson Four

Lesson five

bring to class:  w/c supplies
image of beach scene

Defining Space

lesson:  Rule of Space
subject: beach scene

Magnuson Student class work: lesson Five

Magnolia  Student class work: lesson Five

Lesson six

bring to class:  w/c supplies
3-5 items, napkin or placemat

Shape and Proportion

lesson:  Rule of Odds
subject: Walking still life

Magnuson Student class work: lesson Six

Lesson seven

bring to class:  w/c supplies
image of a door or doorway

Value

lesson:  the value of variety
subject: image of door/doorway

Lesson eight

bring to class:  w/c supplies
Spring flowers

Color Theme

lesson:  a centered composition
subject: Spring Flowers

Lesson nine

bring to class:  w/c supplies
source material will be supplied

Balance & Unity

lesson:  Geometry of a painting
subject: abstract

Lesson ten

bring to class:  w/c supplies
what do you want to paint?

The Focal  Point

lesson:  Creating and supporting the Focal Pt.
subject: artist choice