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Watercolor at The Huntington
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
San Marino, CA
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Watercolor at The Huntington
Saturdays, October 21 - November 18, 2017
9 a.m. -1 p.m

Artist Richard E. Scott conducts five painting classes in which students will take inspiration from the gardens and also from the realms of music, literature, and philosophy. This series is geared to intermediate watercolorists. Participants may register for individual sessions or all five. Members: $50 per session. Non-members: $60 per session.

Class is held in Rogers Classroom. Please check in with Huntington staff in the Banta Education Center.

WAIT LIST POLICY:
Occasionally a space may become available, so please visit this event page again at any time. If you would like to be put on a wait list please email publicprograms@huntington.org or call (626) 405-3457 with your name, the name of the program, and your contact information. You will receive a response ONLY if there is an opening.

CANCELLATION POLICY:
Refunds will be issued only if cancellation is made at least 5 days prior to the event.  Cancellations made within 5 days of the event will not be refunded.

Course Descriptions:

Inspiration: Lessons from Debussy
Saturday, October 21, 2017, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Methods on finding inspiring subject matters and composing distinctive artworks are demonstrated and practiced. Students apply the lessons to paint various parts of the architecture and gardens.

Drama: Lessons from Hemingway
Saturday, October 28, 2017, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Uncovering key dramatic elements in a subject matter are demonstrated and practiced. Students apply the lessons to paint various parts of the architecture and gardens.

Musicality: Lessons from Miles Davis
Saturday, November 4, 2017, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Advanced ideas on orchestrating with color are demonstrated and practiced. Students apply the lessons to paint various parts of the architecture and gardens.

Nuance: Lessons from Sargent & Sorolla
Saturday, November 11, 2017, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Techniques on how to refine an artwork to take it from ordinary to extraordinary is demonstrated and practiced. Students apply the lessons to paint various parts of the architecture and gardens.

Effortlessness: Lessons from Watts
Saturday, November 18, 2017, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Mindset is key to the entire painting process. How to think like a seasoned watercolorist is explored and discussed. Students apply the lessons to paint various parts of the architecture and gardens.


Materials List

Watercolors: you're welcome to use any brand or colors you have or like. Here are the colors the instructor uses (all are Winsor Newton): Winsor Lemon, Cadmium Yellow Medium, Cadmium Orange, Cadmium Red Light, Permanent Rose, Winsor Violet, Cobalt Blue, French Ultramarine, Winsor Green Yellow Shade, Titanium White

Palette: bring an inexpensive palette that has paint wells to hold the paints, and several mixing areas

Brushes: bring a flat brush, a #8 round, and a small fine brush. Or, if you have brushes that are similar in size to these, bring what you have. Just make sure the round brushes have a sharp point on them.

Paper: Arches Cold Press (or Rough) 140 lb. paper (for this class, stay away from hot press papers). You can buy this paper in blocks, or pads, in 10 x 14 or similar size

Other items: small water container, sponge or small towel, small spray bottle, painting tripod or easel.

Location

The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens (View)
1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, CA 91108
United States


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Minimum Age: 18
Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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