We are delighted that local artists, Jackie Hurwood has agreed to come along to our Art Session on 10th May, 7-9pm to give a brief demonstration then a workshop on painting Water in Watercolours. You can see same examples of Jackie's work here: http://www.zen176021.zen.co.uk/page2/page2.html
If you would like to come along, please email or call first to book as places are limited. The cost is £6 (£5 for AAG members). Jackie has given us a list of materials that you should bring. Please also bring, if you can find one, a picture of a canal boat on a canal.
Art Materials for Watercolours - Jackie Hurwood
You probably already have favourite materials for watercolours so please
use what you are comfortable with.
Below is a list of the materials I generally tend to use
Paints: Watercolour tubes (I prefer Windsor & Newton)
Bockingford .140 / 200lb. Arches 140lb. or Saunders 200lb.paper.
The heavier weights are good for working wet
(Quarter or half imperial)
Large round soft brush (or medium hake) for washes
Round brushes with a point sizes 8/10/12 a mix of nylon/sable is good
Rigger (size 2/3)
Firm round (old) brush for colour mixing & for taking paint out
Large plastic palette, tray or plate for colour mixing.
Kitchen roll. Water containers. Water spray bottle