Natural Illustration: Feathers in Watercolor

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Saturday June 15

10:00 AM  –  3:00 PM

In this intermediate to advanced level class, students will learn the basics of natural illustration drawing with a focus on feathers and watercolor. Students will learn about feather composition, creating a three-series drawing of three chosen feathers. Some feather specimens will be provided to draw from life along with photo reference materials. *Basic understanding of watercolor is advised.

Saturday, June 15  / 10 am - 3 pm

Instructor: Sophie Banspach
Ages: Adults (15+) / Intermediate/Advanced levels

Supply List:

•    Watercolors: Cadmium Red, Cobalt or Ultramarine Blue, Cadmium Yellow Light, Yellow Ochre, Alizarin Crimson, Sap Green, Chromium Oxide Green, Raw Sienna, Burnt Umber, Pro White. (Cotman or Van Gogh is fine; Windsor Newton is excellent)
•    Your personal watercolor pallet
•    2 HB Pencils
•    Watercolor Brushes: #0 or 1 with good point, #3, #7, #10 Round
•    9 x 12” 140lb cold press watercolor paper
•    Roll of paper towels
•    2 Plastic water containers.
•    Magnifying glass
•    Optional: Specimens or reference images from your own collection