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Sat, Jul 13


The Makery

Beginner Watercolor Techniques

Dive into the mesmerizing world of watercolors, designed specifically for beginners eager to explore the enchanting medium of watercolor painting.

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Beginner Watercolor Techniques
Beginner Watercolor Techniques

Time & Location

Jul 13, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

The Makery, 317 E Roosevelt Ave, Wake Forest, NC 27587, USA

About the event

Dive into the mesmerizing world of watercolors, designed specifically for adult beginners eager to explore the enchanting medium of watercolor painting. Whether you're a total novice or looking to refresh your skills, this class promises a delightful journey of discovery, creativity, and self-expression.

🖌️ Course Highlights:

  1. Introduction to Watercolors:Discover the unique qualities of watercolors, from transparency to blending. Learn about essential tools and materials, including brushes, paints, and paper, to set the foundation for your artistic journey.
  2. Basic Techniques Demystified:Unravel the mysteries of fundamental watercolor techniques such as wet-on-wet, wet-on-dry, and layering. Our experienced instructor, Steffen Christos will guide you step-by-step, ensuring you gain confidence in handling the brush and achieving beautiful, vibrant effects.
  3. Color Theory and Mixing:Explore the magical world of color by delving into basic color theory and mixing. Understand how to create a harmonious palette, mix shades, and bring your compositions to life with a rich spectrum of colors.
  4. Creating Depth and Texture:Elevate your paintings by mastering techniques that add depth and texture. From washes and glazes to salt effects and lifting, you'll learn to infuse your artworks with captivating visual interest.
  5. Still Life and Beyond:Put your newfound skills to the test with engaging still life projects and more. Experiment with different subjects, and discover how watercolors can capture the essence and mood of your chosen themes.
  6. Individualized Feedback and Support:Receive personalized guidance from our supportive instructors, fostering a comfortable and encouraging environment. Your artistic journey is unique, and we're here to help you develop your style and skills at your own pace.
  7. Community and Creativity:Connect with fellow art enthusiasts, share experiences, and celebrate your creative victories in a community of like-minded individuals. This is not just a class; it's a supportive space where artistic exploration is celebrated.

🎨 Unleash Your Inner Artist: Whether you dream of creating vibrant landscapes, expressive portraits, or abstract masterpieces, this class is your gateway to the world of watercolor art. Join us, and let the beauty of watercolors unfold on your canvas. No experience required—just a willingness to explore, create, and enjoy the art of watercolor painting! Enroll today and embark on a colorful adventure. Best suited for ages 16 and up. 

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