Watercolor Class with Sandra Kahler

Current Class Lessons

Magnolia Fall 2018

Mondays 9:30 – 12:30

Greenlake Fall 2018

Thursdays 11:30 – 2:30

Working With Wet into Wet Watercolor

Please bring to class:  spray bottle, sponge, and Kleenex.  We will be working two painting each session — bring two papers and boards to class

lesson one

lesson:  using more water and more color subject: beach scene

Lots of Water!

bring to class:  sketchbook, w/c supplies, photos or sketches to paint from and a  spray bottle

video to view:  Julia Carchelan “Wet Watercolor

paintings and source ideas

lesson two

lesson: working with granulated paints

 subject:  fall leaves

Creating Textures

bring to class:  w/c supplies, granulating colors if have, leaves, images

paintings and source ideas

lesson three

lesson: paint to  water ratio and moving from one color to another

subject: abstract

Flowing Gradients

bring to class: w/c supplies,

 

paintings and source ideas

lesson four

Lesson: staining colors and lifting color subject: Skies and Clouds

Wet into Wet Washes

bring to class:  w/c supplies, photos or sketches to paint from, tissues

videos to view: Peter Woolley  “Lifting out Clouds

paintings and source ideas

lesson five

lesson:  Negative shape painting subject: Holiday floral

Negative Shape Painting

bring to class:   w/c supplies, photos or sketches to paint from, or holiday floral
 

paintings and source ideas

lesson six

lesson: painting wet into wet to create form subject:  close cropped floral

One Petal at a Time

bring to class: w/c supplies, photos or sketches to paint from

08/13/18

artists to view: Joseph Rafael, Sara Steele video: Joseph Rafael

paintings and source ideas

lesson seven

lesson: dropping colors into washes subject: still life–fruits, vegetables or….

Shaping and Shadows

bring to class:   w/c supplies, still life images or objects

 artist to view Sara SteeleYang Yanping

paintings and source ideas

lesson eight

lesson: Sumi Ink and lots of water subject: Artist Choice

Drawing Into Wet Paint

bring to class:   w/c supplies, Sumi ink and a stick, photos or sketches to paint from- your choice

 

paintings and source ideas

lesson nine

lesson: adding backgrounds -color choices subject: adding backgrounds to older paintings

Wet Into Wet Backgrounds

bring to class:   w/c supplies, paintings that need a background or need adjusting

 

paintings and source ideas

lesson ten

lesson: pick a lesson from previous  

Artist Choice

bring to class:   w/c supplies photos or sketches to paint from- your choice