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THE JOY OF DRAWING AND WATERCOLOR

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Instructor: Ferenc Besze, besze@comcast.net, http://besze.com
Duration: 10 wks
Date range: September 13 to November 15
Date(s) of the week: Wednesday
Hour: 6:30–9:30 p.m.
Quarter: Fall 2017
Prerequisite: None
Address: Palo Alto HS Rm 106
Price: $240
No Longer Available

Learn how to paint and draw with easy to follow instructions in a pleasant environment.

Ferenc will throw in the mix of all the necessary ingredients the enjoyment of the process of creation to improve your artwork with passion. You will learn the techniques of watercolor and drawing, such as how to create space, perspective, design, composition, color theory, and developing your personal style with spontaneity. Please bring your materials (listed below), reference photos (landscapes, water scenes, cityscapes, portraits, etc.), and favorite objects. We will discuss details in the first class.

We will be learning about drawing and watercolor principles, perspective and composition. This method will help create fresh, and spontaneous drawings and paintings from a wide variety of subjects. Students have the choice to follow and practice either drawing or painting instructions and demonstrations, or participate in both simultaneously.

Please bring your materials, reference photos (landscapes, water scenes, cityscapes, portraits, etc.) and favorite objects. We will discuss detail in the first class

MATERIAL LIST FOR THE DRAWING STUDENTS:

  • Regular pencil – HB-2B (soft)
  • Soft Vine Charcoal sticks
  • 4B charcoal pencil
  • Kneaded eraser
  • Water Soluble pen – Tombo (Instructor will show students what kind)

MATERIAL LIST FOR THE WATERCOLOR STUDENTS:

  • Water soluble pen -Tombo (Instructor will show students what kind)
  • Paint: Winsor & Newton or Grumbacher
    • Lemon Yellow
    • Cadmium Yellow
    • Raw Sienna
    • Burnt Sienna
    • Cadmium Red Light
    • Burnt Umber
    • Rose Madder
    • Cobalt Blue
    • Ultramarine Blue
    • Windsor Blue
  • Paper: Arches 140 lb Cold Press
  • Brushes:
    • 1 1/2–inch flat
    • # 6 – round
  • Others:
    • HB pencil and eraser
    • 15 ½ x 22 inch board
    • Palette with lid
    • Water container
    • Masking tape or clips

  

By Ferenc Besze:

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