Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Beginner Watercolor Workshops at Brath and Hughes Fine Art

Beginner Watercolor Workshop
by Debra Tritt Kreiger

When: Third Saturday of each month from 9:30am to 12:00pm
Where: Brath & Hughes Gallery, 41 W. Main Street, Mechanicsburg, PA  17055

Call to sign up: 717-691-1333       
Cost:  $35 per session

Learn the basics to start a life long love of watercolor painting. Deb will introduce you to the world of watercolor and some of the different techniques used. She will show you what materials to use. This will be a relaxed and fun class. We will be getting to know this medium and help will be provided with your painting project.

Materials Suggestions:
- Brushes – I use synthetic brushes such as Loew Cornell. You will need
  #6 and  #8 round,  #1 liner, ¾” or 1” Flat, a old liner brush and a old stiff flat brush #2
- Water container and small water spray bottle
- watercolor paper, 140lb or 300lb(Thicker), and a board to attach it.
- Paper towels
- Old toothbrush
- Palette* you can purchase an inexpensive plastic one at Michaels or A/C Moore, just
   make sure you have room to mix paint. Paint color recommendations are aureolin
  yellow,  cobalt blue, sap green, viridian green, rose madder. Bring what you have.
- Bring a painting you have been working on and need help finishing or bring along
   photos,  pictures, drawings, and ideas for your painting.
Deb is known for her transparent watercolor paintings. She uses bright fresh color and textures to transform her subjects. She keeps a limited palette to keep the colors fresh. Nature is her love, but she paints various subjects with ease.

Deb studied Fine Art at York Academy of Arts in York, PA. She also studied under many local and national known artist such as Barbara Buchanan, Sandra Blair, Jean Uhl Spicer, Laura Mark-Finberg, Larry Lombardo, Jeanne Hartman and Paul Allen Taylor to name a few. She has also studied decorative art and is certified under” The Society of Decorative Painters”, an international organization. Her work has been award winning and has shown in various juried shows.
For more information about Deb and to see her work go to www.debkreiger,com or follow her blog at www.debkreiger.blogspot.com .

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