Come join in the fun of capturing a portrait of your special pet in watercolor!
This is an introduction class perfect for those who want to learn the techniques of painting the facial expression of your favorite pet.
Techniques featured: Establishing base-line measurements, How to use the method of gridding from a photo to watercolor paper, color theory, saving the whites, creating furry textures.
Where: Hobby Lobby, 1535 Battlefield Rd, Springfield, MO
Registration: Please call 417-830-6802 to register in advance. Or, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Limited Seating. PayPal available.
One week Prior to the workshop:
1). Upload a clear photo(s) of full facial view or side view of your pet's face to: email@example.com
2). Make two 8 1/2" x 11" color copies and 4 black & white copies.
*Supplies you’ll need to bring:
Your two color photo copies and 4 black & white copies of your pet
Hard backing board (available at Hobby Lobby)
140 lb Watercolor Paper, 4-5 approximately 9x12 sheets (You'll create a technique sheet)
Watercolor brushes: Bring all your favorite brushes!
Watercolors: Bring all colors you have available. (I'll show you how to determine a color scheme for each pet.)
Water container, paint palette
Miscellaneous: Paper towels, tan masking tape, liquid masking fluid, portable hair dryer, #2 pencil and sharpener, soft eraser, ruler, small sea sponge, color wheel.
*If you would like me to supply the necessary watercolor paints & use of watercolor brushes supplies listed above, an additional $10.00 palette fee is required. Please let me know prior to the workshop should you need this.