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watercolor brushes and paints beside a color wheel and color gradient painted in watercolor Color Theory with Watercolor Paints CEXTN35-202340 is a Course

Color Theory with Watercolor Paints CEXTN35-202340

Mar 1, 2023 - Mar 22, 2023

$160 Enroll

Full course description

Wednesday, 3/1-3/22/2023, 6:00pm-9:00pm

Chinatown/ North Beach Campus, room TBA

Instructor Amy Hibbs

Discover the beauty and color chemistry of watercolor pigments with artist Amy Hibbs! In this 4-session, in-person class we'll explore color theory using this transparent medium by creating color charts and color wheels using additive color. We'll practice using different tools, like masking fluid and watercolor pencils to bring greater depth to your watercolor painting. This class is open to students of all levels. 

Instructor bio: Amy has been teaching art to all ages for two decades. Most recently she has taught at the Palo Alto Art Center and the School of Visual Philosophy. From the elementary classroom to the university studio, she brings her knowledge and passion for a variety of media. She enjoys sharing knowledge clearly, so that students leave ready to apply new skills with confidence.

Materials list:
Watercolors: please have a basic set of paints, either pans or tubes are fine.

Brush: One round brush, size 4 or 6. A flat brush, size 8 is also useful.
Mixing dish, palette, or the lid of your watercolor set
Paper: Watercolor paper is best. Have a few sheets, around 8x10” each or larger. 
Lots of water to keep your brush extra clean between colors
Paper towels or rag for dabbing your brush
Scrap paper for testing colors (optional)
Masking tape (optional)