Watercolor Flower Series

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April 25, May 2, May 9, May, May 23 and May 30th
Tuesday nights from 5:30 to 8:30 PM

Series discount for all 5 sessions is $200. If purchased separately they are $49 each.

We’ll translate the beauty of many different types of flowers into exciting and vibrantly colorful watercolor paintings.   Along the way you'll learn wonderful wet-in-wet techniques, tips for glazing, masking and negative painting, and how to build a lovely flower painting from the soft background to the bright, sunlit highlights. With simple tips you’ll learn how to make even the most difficult flower a very easy subject to paint and you will be ready to apply these new techniques to any flower you choose.   We will create flower bouquets, close-up petals, water droplets on textured lily pads, flower gardens and exotic tropicals. Lots of reference photos and drawings will be provided.

Week #1:  Stunning & Colorful Floral Bouquets in Vases that Glow

Tuesday, April 25th 5:30-8:30pm

$49each (bring your supplies or rent from us for $15)

You will be painting a wide assortment of realistic flowers in vases and other containers.  You will learn how to create the sparkle of the water and the transparency of the crystal vase holding the beautiful flowers.

Week #2:  Creating a Semi-Abstract Floral by Viewing Your Subject Close-Up

Tuesday, May 2nd 5:30-8:30pm

$49each (bring your supplies or rent from us for $15)

By omitting details in a close-up focus view your painting becomes simplified and exciting as you blend realism and abstraction.   You achieve this using shapes, color, values and texture and the end result is always amazing.

Week #3:  Dewdrops on Textured Lotus & Lily Pads

Tuesday, May 9th 5:30-8:30pm

$49each (bring your supplies or rent from us for $15)

Learn how to create the illusion of 3-dimensional water drops on flower petals, leaves and more.  This simple, but stunning technique will make very interesting floral compositions.  This technique is a wonderful illusion that adds dimension and life to your art.

Week #4:  A Summer Meadow

Tuesday, May 23rd 5:30-8:30pm

$49each (bring your supplies or rent from us for $15)

You’ll learn to realistically portray the clear, luminous colors and majestic poses of flowers
in a garden.  You’ll layer thin transparent washes on dry surfaces to create luminous     colors in your paintings and you’ll add soft backgrounds to give the illusion of a meadow.

Week #5: Vibrant Tropicals That Glow

Tuesday, May 30th 5:30-8:30pm

$49each (bring your supplies or rent from us for $15)

In this class you’ll choose from a variety of beautiful tropical flowers, focusing on their velvety petals of darks, lights and details.  You’ll learn how to allow pure color to mingle on the paper and create an amazing kaleidoscope of colors. & we also explore ways to make your backgrounds subtle yet exciting.