Vera Champlin - Inspired Watercolor, Studio

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Vera Champlin - Inspired Watercolor, Studio

from 120.00

Fall 1:  

5 WEEK CLASS- WEDNESDAYS, 9:15AM-12:15PM

Oct 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Price: $120 members/$150 non members

Fall 2:  

5 WEEK CLASS- WEDNESDAYS, 9:15AM-12:15PM

Nov 6, 13, 20, (skip 27), Dec 4, 11

Price: $120 members/$150 non members

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Welcome to class where we explore the fundamentals of painting through the direct observation of still lifes or plein air, as weather permits.  Join us and improve your skill, perception and knowledge of the cornerstones: drawing, color, value and design.  

Watch your paintings improve as you enjoy the benefits of painting in a group and critiques in every class..

Supply List for Class with Vera Champlin

These are the things I use and enjoy.  Please only fill in your supplies as needed or desired.  Also check and compare prices for best deal.

These are the things I use and enjoy.  Please only fill in your supplies as needed or desired.  Also check and compare prices for best deal.

Brushes

Primarily I use mops and rounds and the occasional flat. 

Frank Eber’s set of 3 mops: The Frank Eber by DaVinci Casaneo 498 sizes 2,4, and 6
Order through Frank at www.frankeber.com

Rounds:
Kolinsky Sable series 33, #10
Sable Mixture, series 401, size 7 
www.rosemaryandco.com

Paints:  
Most of my of paints are by Daniel Smith and M. Graham with a few Sennelier and Holbein throw in.  Search at dickblick.com, Amazon and cheapjoes.com.  I’ve initialed the hues with manufacturer if I’m particular. 

On my “essential” palette:
Cadmium Yellow Light Hue/DS
Cadmium Yellow Deep Hue/DS
Yellow Ochre/ M.G
Raw Sienna
Cadmium Orange Hue/ DS
Cadmium Red Medium/DS
Carmine/DS
Quinacridone Rose/DS
Permanent Magenta/S
Prussian Blue
French Ultramarine/DS or Ultramarine/MG
Cobalt Blue
Cobalt Turquoise/DS
Horizon Blue/H
Raw Umber/M.G
Burnt Umber/M.Graham
Burnt Sienna
Neutral Tint/DS
I also carry Titanium White Gouache/ M.G

 To Hold Your Tubes of  Paint:
This is a great, see thru plastic strip with pockets all in a row.  I cut mine in two and put my warms in one, cools in the other (or basically how my palette is laid out) 

Paint Tube Organizer
www.WATERCOLORPTO.com

Paper: 
Arches 140 lb. cold press or 300 lb. cold press, natural or bright white 

Palette:  
John Pike (I use this in the studio for still life work, and switch to my plein air one that goes with my easel, outside)
Household sponge, water container
Also a small natural sponge for wetting paper
Kneaded eraser, mechanical pencil with 0.7 lead
11x14 or 12x16 supports/ cut from Coroplast boards/ Amazon 
1” masking tape (not bright blue)
5.5 x 8.5 sketch book (ex. Canson) , Viva paper towels 

Plein Air Easel:
Advanced Series Watercolor System by En Plein Air Pro

Plein Air Umbrella:
easyL from www.artworkessentials.com  (check for new products- I bought mine awhile ago)
Plein Air Umbrella Kit UMK-45 $109.99