Introduction to Watercolor CEXTN16-202340 is a Course
Introduction to Watercolor CEXTN16-202340
Apr 18, 2023 - May 16, 2023
Full course description
Tuesdays, 4/18-5/16/2023, 6:00-8:00pm
Instructor: Joyce Nojima
Come join our five-session virtual class where we will learn painting in watercolor! Students will explore a variety of techniques, with a focus on visual elements and design such as color, value, space, and composition. The instructor will help students gain a basic command of this expressive media through class demos and individual direction.
There's no prerequisite: all levels are welcome.
We have a class kit available for purchase from ARCH Art Supplies, a local SF small business.
The kit features all of the required materials for your class at a discounted price. If interested, you can purchase the kit through this link below- just cut and paste: https://shop.archsupplies.com/collections/class-kits/products/observational-painting-in-watercolor
Or, bring the following items:
Watercolor Paint Tubes (You might find all these colors in a premade set ie : Sennelier La Petite Aquarelle Watercolor Set for $35.96):
- burnt umber - viridian green - cadmium yellow - cadmium red - yellow ochre - alizarin crimson - ultramarine blue - prussian blue - mars black - titanium white
Brushes (Soft nylon, sable or any that is specifically for watercolor): #14 or higher Pointed Round ($15.07)
Dry Materials: Pencil ($1.00) - Kneaded eraser ($1.70) - Plastic eraser ($4.98) - Straight edge ruler ($4.73)
Surfaces: A watercolor art journal (140lbs or more and no smaller than 5"x 8"). ($20.00)
Misc: - If the watercolor paint set does not have a palette then you will need a portable palette like Mijello Airtight watercolor palette ($10.73) - Rags or paper towels ($1.50) - (1) Cup or jar to hold water - (1) Roll of masking or painter's tape ($3.99)
Education 2014 MFA, University of California, Davis; 2003 BA, University of California, Berkeley; Selected Exhibitions 2020 Wander Woman 2, SF Camerawork (Virtual), San Francisco, CA; 2019 Fundamental Complications, Root Division, San Francisco, CA; Look at Me Hungry, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA; 2018 Cut It Out, San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles, San Jose, CA; Residuum, Lumiére Arts Festival, Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada (Site- specific installation collaboration with Elizabeth Whalley)
Image credit: Joyce Nojima