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Saturday Watercolours: Wild West Coast

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Description

This class is now LIVESTREAMED! Attend at the regularly-scheduled class time, from the comfort of your home computer. Livestreaming means you interact with a REAL Instructor, in real-time, from your computer. This is NOT pre-recorded content. (You must log in and attend at the time class is offered, this is not a “watch-when-you-like” option.)

You will need:

    • A computer (Mac or PC), or an Android smartphone, or an Android tablet, or an iPad or iPhone. As long as it has a webcam and microphone, you’re good to go! (And YES, you can disable your camera for privacy!)
    • NO special software
    • NO additional costs
    • NO technical know-how or fancy tools

Livestreamed classes are just “click-and-enter”
Once you have registered, an email will be sent to you a few days before the class, with a link to click and enter the virtual classrom. Nothing to download, nothing to install. Your webcam and microphone can display your image and voice to the rest of the class, or you can choose to mute the microphone or turn off the camera. You will still be able to hear and see the Instructor.

Livestreamed classes are EXACTLY the same content as the in-person class
Get exactly the same handouts, same exercises, and same interaction with your Instructor, as if you were in the same room with them. Ask all your same questions, hear your fellow classmates, and see the same presentations. No compromises.

Class Description:

If you want to loosen up with your watercolour paintings this the class for you. In this class we will be working with large sheets of watercolour paper, large brushes, lots of water and colours to create rich loose, dynamic paintings. In this class we will be working on sea scapes, islands, trees and mountains.

Class supply list is listed below. Supplies not included.

Supply List for Jess Rice watercolour classes  (please note all of Jess’s Saturday w/c classes use the same supply list)

    • 1 large terry cloth bath towel preferably white, your towel will get paint on it so best to use a used one.
    • 2 water containers
    • Large Round Brush #12 or larger
    • Small Round Brush #5 or #6
    • Large flat brush 1 inch or larger
    • Watercolour palette
    • These are the colours I use and recommend but don’t expect to students to have all of these. They should at least have a yellow, a red, and a blue to use.
      • Aureolin Yellow Or Cadmium Yellow Medium
      • Quinacridone Gold
      • Rose Madder Genuine or Cadmium Red Medium
      • Alizarin Crimson
      • Perylene Maroon
      • Cobalt Blue
      • Ultramarine Blue
      • Phthalo Blue
      • Phthalo Turquoise
    • Pencil and kneaded eraser
    • Masking fluid
    • 140# Cold Press Watercolour paper (22×30 inches) I generally use Arches or Fabriano rough.
    • Spray bottle

Offering 1: Saturday, 9:30am to 2pm, July 25th 2020, via Livestreaming

Are you a beginner painter? Come to one of Jess’s FREE prep classes!

A note from Jess Rice: I am hosting a couple of free 1 hour online courses Thursday June 18th, for students who are thinking about taking a watercolour class from me, or just want a refresher on some basic watercolour skills.

We won’t actually be painting in this class but I will walk you through some beginner steps to prepare you for future classes. This will give you a good foundation to start with and get you started in the right direction. You will have a chance to ask me questions as well during the class.

In this class I will talk about:

  • What brushes to purchase and the difference between round, flat and angled brushes.
  • What paints to purchase, starting with a very basic palette and then adding more complex colours.
  • What palettes work best and why.
  • Working with artist grade paper vs. student grade paper and how to rip your watercolour paper into smaller sheets. I’ll also talk about sheets of paper, blocks of paper and what brands work best.
  • I will also demonstrate some very simple techniques to get you started including wet on wet, wet on dry and dry on dry and where each of these techniques would be used.
  • How I set my watercolour station up and what you will need to get started.

Please send me a note if you’d like to attend and I’ll add you to the meeting invite.

Course Number:HC51
Instructor:Jess Rice
Semester:Summer 2020
Classroom:Via Livestreaming on your computer at home
Start Date:July 25, 2020
End Date:July 25, 2020
Start Time:9:30 am
End Time:2:00 pm
Class Capacity:50
Course Price:$59.99
Number of Sessions:1

 

Additional information

Offering

Offering 1: Saturday, 9:30am to 2pm, July 25th 2020, via Livestreaming