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Old Orchard Beach/Saco Adult and Community Education

Advanced Watercolor

with Russel Whitten


Class is full

Get new ideas and build upon the techniques you have already established. Learn to draw with watercolor, understand positive and negative space as well as color mixing and matching. Work on slightly more complex still-life subjects with step-by-step demonstrations and explanations of their execution.

Prerequisite: Watercolor Basics.

Required: 1 sm tube ea: Cadmium Yellow (light), Lemon Yellow, Cadmium Yellow (medium), Cerulean Blue, Cobalt Blue, Cadmium Red (medium), Alizarin Crimson, Ultramarine (or French Ultramarine), Burnt Umber, Burnt Sienna; 1 Round #10 watercolor brush, 1 drawing pencil #3B, 1 eraser, 1 light board or piece of cardboard, and 2 sheets of Arches watercolor paper, 140 lb. cold press (or hot press, if preferred); palette for mixing and a water jar (approx. $50-$100).

Note: Please purchase Arches paper, as the quality of watercolor paper is essential for handling the techniques taught in class. Feel free to bring any watercolor paint you may already have.

DATE CHANGE due to weateher cancellation in Russel's other class (was 3/6-4/3).

Russel Whitten, a local artist/teacher, studied at The Art Students League of NY, Heartwood College of Art, and is a member of The Ogunquit Art Association/Barn Gallery. Students love his easy, supportive style.

  • Mar 13 - Apr 10th, 2023
    Mon for 5 weeks from 6:00 - 8:30 pm


207 934 4461

40 E E Cummings Blvd.
Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064 Get directions

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