Intermediate Watercolour

Surnoor Singh
Maplewood House
399 Seymour River Pl, North Vancouver BC
Tuesdays, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Nov 7th – Dec 12th, 2023  (6 weeks)

As we venture into the intermediate series, our aim is to build upon these foundational elements, taking our skills to the next level. Our first focus will be on refining our ability to achieve a variety of edges in our artwork. This crucial skill will infuse our paintings with depth and dimension. Secondly, we will delve deeper into the intricate relationship between value (lightness or darkness) and color (chroma), enhancing our comprehension and application of these concepts. Acquiring a deeper understanding and hands-on experience with these elements will naturally cultivate a heightened sense of confidence in our artistic approach. As our confidence grows, we’ll have the freedom to experiment and embrace a more fluid, expressive style in our creations.  

Throughout this journey, our overarching goal remains unchanged: to develop a cohesive vocabulary and artistic language in watercolor that empowers us to wield control over our creative expression. Depending on the needs and preferences of the group, we may also revisit and refine our approaches to sketching as a foundation for successful watercolor painting.  

Supply list: 

  • Sketchpad
  • Pencil (4b and 6b)
  • Kneaded Eraser and regular eraser
  • Watercolor Paper
  • Block ( n.b. any one) : 1. Fabriano traditional white – cold press – 140lb 2. Winsor & Newton – cold press – 140 lb (10 x 14 inch) 

Watercolor brushes: 

  • Mop: size 2,6
  • Flat: 2,4,6,10
  • Round: 1,4,6,8 
  • Mottler: 1-1 1/2 inch (n.b. natural hair is best) 

Watercolor Palette

  • Watercolor paint tubes (Ultramarine Blue, cobalt blue, Burnt Sienna, burnt umber, cadmium red medium, Alizarin Crimson, cadmium yellow medium, Yellow Ochre, Sap Green)


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