Saturday, December 11th
1 – 5 PM
$65 + $5 Supply Fee + Supply List
Class limit is 12 students
In this class you will learn how to paint a simple, yet elegant calla lily in a realistic style. You will learn how to apply multiple glazes to achieve a 3D effect in watercolour while paying close attention to value and tone. Using wet-on-wet technique, you will also learn how to paint shadows, using watercolour pigments that granulate, for that beautiful gradient effect. To achieve the highlights, the instructor will demo how to lift paint, and how preserve the white of the paper.
A photo reference will be provided by the instructor.
About the Instructor: Francis is a watercolour painter focused on highly realistic still lifes, portraits and landscapes. His watercolours have been accepted and exhibited in numerous North American and other international competitions, winning awards in many of them. He is currently an Active member of the Federation of Canadian Artists (FCA) and a member of the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour (CSPWC), of San Diego watercolor Society (SDWS), National Watercolor Society (NWS). He has also been featured in various art magazines such as Watercolor Artist, The art of Watercolour, Hyperrealism Magazine and Pratique des Arts, peinture, sculpture, gravure.
Supplies: You will receive a 20% discount on all art supplies from your registration until the end of class day!
- Arches paper, 300 lb cold press, at least 10 x 11 inches
- Round brush #5 (with a nice, pointed tip)
- Round brush #2
- Masking Tape
- Gum Eraser
- Ball point pen
- 1 palette
- Toilet paper
- 1 Utility cutter
- Bring suitable art clothes, lunch, drink, and your own PPE (mask, hand sanitizer)
Supply fee includes paint that will be used during the class
Paint Spot will supply: a mounting board
*Artelier is located at 10045 81 Avenue NW (back alley entrance) The workshop space is one block south of the Paint Spot.
*Please email us an image of your vaccination record to firstname.lastname@example.org or come to the store in person to show us your vaccination record.