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Old Orchard Beach/Saco Adult and Community Education

Watercolor Florals

with Russel Whitten


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Paint more loosely and expressively in watercolor! Flowers are a great subject when seeking to paint intuitively and fluidly. Explore the practice of techniques that will strengthen your painting skills including: observation & editing, positive and negative painting, textural effects, glazing, wet-into-wet painting and color mixing. Wrap it all up by painting a flower arrangement using the techniques learned in class as well as improvisational techniques as you develop your own personal style. No class 2/17.

Prerequisite: Watercolor Basics.

Required: 1 sm tube ea: 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 two sheets of Arches watercolor paper, 140 lb. cold press (or hot press, if preferred); palette for mixing and a water jar (approx. $40-$50).

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.

  • Jan 27 - Mar 2nd, 2020
    Mon for 5 weeks from 6:00 - 8:30 pm


207 934 7922

40 East Emerson Cummings Blvd
Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064 Get directions

Room: Art Rm

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