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Watercolour classes with Olga Osnach at Zealous Art Langley
October 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm$300
You are here for a reason!
We will be running a watercolour painting class this fall . Olga Osnach a brilliant artist that lives right here in Langley, will break down watercolour painting so that it is easy to understand and practice on your own. This class is great for those beginners and experience watercolour painters. Ages 13+
Class will run from October 16th 6:30 – 8:30 at Zealous Art Painting Studio in Downtown Langley. This is a 8 week course.
If you have always wanted to learn Watercolour painting this is the class for you. Olga is passionate about art and have been teaching art for many years. She loves to see how people learn new skills and fall in love with art. Not only will you learn watercolour but you will make new friends. Many people that have attended classes at Zealous Art talk about the atmosphere and the friendships they have made.
Breakdown of what you will learn:
Session 1. What is watercolor? Watercolor consist. Pigments. Opaque and transparent paints. Advice about brands. Brushes – fiber: natural vs artificial. Shapes. How to use. Effects. Palette: overview of materials (plastic, iron, porcelain) Paper: fiber, density, pressing, grain, brands. Know your palette: making the chart. Itten’s circle. Washes and Gradients. Exercise: Small study using the glazing technique.
Session 2. Exploring the watercolor characteristics. Infusion of one color into another, washing, lifting the pigment. Multilayering technique. Light distribution on a spherical surface. Exercise: Study of fruits using the glazing technique.
Session 3. Wet in Wen technique. Exercise: Study of a pumpkin on wet paper.
Session 4. Grisaille (monochrome) and Duotone. Exercise: Landscape study in Monochrome. Study in Duotone
Session 5. Special Effects. Masking liquid, salt, alcohol, plastic wrap, scratching Exercises: Underwater, Birds on the brunch.
Session 6. Negative painting Exercise: autumn leaves in a puddle
Session 7. Mixed technique Watercolor sketch with liner. Greeting picture (can be used as a Christmas gift) Exercise: Watercolor food sketch. Funny animal
Session 8. Create your own! Bring your idea and create your own work under the instructor’s guidance.
Cost is $300 does not include the watercolour paint, but does includes all other art supplies you need. When you have signed up Olga will contact you to discuss what paint to purchase. Paint costs around $35 and can last up to a year depending how much you paint.
Sign up today. This year is flying by, it is almost Christmas. A perfect time to learn a new skill before the year is over.
Minimum of 4 is needed to run the class Maximum 8 per class.
Doors open 15 minutes before the event start time: If you are coming in a group come early if you would like to sit together, we do not reserve spots. Doors open 15 before the event (unless otherwise indicated on the event page) Painting will start no later than 15 minutes after the scheduled start time.
What to wear: Wear something comfortable enough to paint in and something you do not mind getting a little paint on! We provide aprons for everyone to wear while they paint but the paint will NOT come out of all clothing. You never know who paints next to you!
Ages: 12+ unless otherwise indicated on the event!
Tickets: Tickets can be bought in the studio during operating hours or online, see the link below. Tickets are available at the door, if we are not sold out. Please check social media or this event page for updates. To secure your spot we suggest you purchase your tickets before the event. Tickets are ONLY VALID for the event it was bought for.
Refunds and cancellations: 3 business days notice required if you want to move or cancel your ticket. We offer NO REFUND AND NO CREDIT for non attendance or late cancellations.
Please note: Classes are subject to cancellation with refund if less than 5 painters are registered. Please check social media and our website for updates.
The not so fine print about refunds: If you bought a ticket and can't make it, you can try and resell your ticket(s) in the listed event page on Facebook. If you misunderstood the ticket information AFTER an event we will not issue a refund, please enquire immediately after purchasing the ticket. The canvas size, event location, how many admitted for 1 ticket is clearly indicated on the event listing. If you forgot about an event, we will not issue a refund. (please add a reminder to your calendar, we can not do reminders at this time)