DESCRIPTION: Are you intrigued with watercolor painting, but still petrified? This medium can be really tricky, but fear not! Join us to master the finicky temperament of watercolor painting and capture that elusive magic with Joanne’s process. Experience the recipe for success with 10 (TEN!), foolproof watercolor techniques for painting piles of simple imagery and abstract illustrations (like Joanne’s flowers, frames, birds, butterflies, backgrounds, nature, etc.) to use in colorful collages for journaling, bookmaking, wall art, and card making. Create over the top, inventive inclusions, hand cut pop-ups, colorful papers and even draw and paint lettering. Take home a chunky, embellished handmade book with filled with watercolor collages,fibers, pockets and words to treasure.
SUPPLIES: Bring your best watercolor paints (our favorite brands are Daniel Smith, Holbein, Prima Confections and Gansi by Kuretake), Holbein and Qor will be available at the store as well as Gansi and Prima Confections
WATERCOLOR BRUSHES– ROUNDS #4, #8 and #14, Tim Holtz Detailer waterbrush, small sharp scissors-for cutting details on heavy papers, (like Cutterbee or Tonic), black fine tip WATERPROOF pens by Micron, Pitt or Uniball, Platinum brand Carbon Pen (if you have it), pencil, eraser, 3-5 rolls of washi tape, PVA bookbinding glue and a pad (or 12 sheets) of 9”x12”, 90lb. watercolor paper by Strathmore (yellow cover or white cover) or Canson brand.
We will have a one hour lunch break,