Paint the Seasons in Watercolor-

w/ Susan Stranz


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Paint the Seasons in Watercolor- Spring

Location: Held off-site at the Yarmouthport Firehouse. 340 Main Street
Instructor: Susan Stranz
Day: Tuesdays (six weeks) Beginning May 16
Time: 12:30-3:00pm
Price: Members $144/Non-Members $168


Focus on a series of paintings that depict the season and changes that take place around us. Subject matter will include fall foliage and trees, marshes, fall vegetables and botanicals subjects. Learn techniques to depict bark and various textures, brush skills for painting trees, branches and fall grasses, marsh reflections and more. Some basic drawing experience is helpful. All levels welcome. **The instructor is extremely allergic to fragrance. Please do not wear fragrance to class.**




Pike Watercolor Palette (*instructions for loading palette given during first class) or other palette with individual wells, large mixing area and cover

Winsor and Newton Artists Watercolor Paint: Aureolin Yellow (or other cool yellow), Permanent Alizarin Crimson, Winsor Blue (red shade), French Ultramarine Blue, Cadmium Red (deep), and a warm yellow such as New Gambouge or Cadmium Yellow (medium).

Brushes: #12 round, #6 round, 3/4″ flat with Lucite handle or similar size (for beginners: suggested brand Princeton, 4050 series with a red handle)

Paper: Arches 140# and/or Arches 300# cold-pressed watercolor paper 22×30

Board: Large sheet of white foamcore cut in half, covered with clear contact paper or packing tape. This is used to tape your paper on and to provide a firm surface to work on. I will bring extra for students to use for the first class so they can see an example.

Miscellaneous Supplies-

Masking tape, HB Pencil, eraser (kneaded and Staedtler white), sketch book, 2 plastic containers to hold water (empty 32oz yogurt or similar), white paper towels

Additional optional materials will be discussed during the first class. Bring whatever additional supplies you use, but these are the basic things needed for the first class


Instructor Bio-

Susan holds an M.S. in Education and is a graduate of Rhode Island School of Design. She is also a Copley Artist Member as well as a CCAA Master Artist Member. She currently teaches Watercolor Painting and Drawing at local colleges and art centers. Susan is a memberĀ  of the National Watercolor Society, the Cape Cod Art Association, Cape Cod Waterworks, the Cultural Center of Cape Cod, National Society of Botanical Artists, and Signature Member of Rhode Island Watercolor Society.

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