Watercolor Crash Course
Always wanted to try watercolor painting? Never picked up a brush? Need a refresher course? Brenda has designed this 2 Day Workshop for you!
Brenda Kidera has been a professional artist since 1983 and fine art instructor since 1997. In this Watercolor class, she walks you through basic watercolor techniques using step-by-step instructions and demos. Class discussions talk about materials, color mixing and more. Brenda has been working in watercolor for 40 years. She is a signature juried artist member of the Baltimore Watercolor Society, Pennsylvania Watercolor Society,
Potomac Valley Watercolorists, Washington Society of Landscape Painters, Society of Animal Artists and International Guild of Realism. Her award-winning work has been featured in numerous publications and exhibited nationally. Brenda frequently serves as a juror and teaches classes and workshops year-round.
She works in oil, watercolor, and acrylic and works in a variety of subject matter: landscape, wildlife, portrait and still life. Student bring supplies, for easy, less expensive ordering, visitDickBlick.com, Blick U, find my supply list under 'Brenda Kidera Fine Art'. Brushes: I use Robert Simmons synthetic white sable brushes: #12 or #14 Round (series 785 )/ #6 or #8 Round (series 785)/ #2 Script Liner (series 750) Paper: Bring Arches! A140# cold press 9x12” or 10x14” watercolor block. Paint: Winsor & Newton artist’s grade, (unless otherwise noted) -Gamboge hue --(Daler Rowney brand or DaVinci brand) Winsor red (Winsor & Newton Artist’s Grade) Perm. alizarin crimson (Winsor & Newton Artist’s Grade) Hooker’s green deep--(Grumbacher Artist’s Grade) French ultramarine--(W&N or M.Graham brand) Other supplies - masking fluid (Pebeo brand “drawing gum”) -crepe rubber cement pick-up 2x2” block-graphite paper (available for purchase at workshop $2) -12” ruler -pencil -paper towels-kneaded eraser -palette (butcher’s tray)
Sunday, May 5 at 10:00am to 4:00pm
HorseSpirit Arts Gallery 8600 Foundry Street, Savage, MD 20763