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Chaos, Busyness and the Whole Kitchen Sink: Get Everything into Your Sketch
Seattle Art Museum
Seattle, WA
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Learning goals:
Sketch boldly.
Be confident and put down lines quickly.
Use watercolors to help unify the sketch.

Workshop activities:
Observe instructor demonstrations.
Practice sketching with your arm and not with your fingers.
Continuously sketch as observation.
Get involved with the drawing, stay free.
Use a 2-minute pencil sketch to observe the scene.
Use mistakes in your drawing, allow all lines to matter.
Push on quickly with bold lines and bold brush strokes.
Use relationships of objects to compose the image.
Paint from light to dark.
Finish with a sketch that is reflects your observations.

Supply list:
Waterproof pen with medium-sized nib (examples: Pigma Micron size 08 or Staedtler Lumocolor size F)
Medium-size watercolor brushes --  oval or  flat
Watercolor paper, 9 x 12 or 11 x 17
Pencil, but no erasers, please
Watercolor palette
11 x 17 foam core board and blue tape (to mount paper)
Cup, water bottle and a few sheets of paper towels

David Chamness is a licensed architect, an artist and an urban sketcher. He studied at the University of Washington and received his Master of Architecture from University of Michigan in 1989. He has been sketching and watercolor painting for the last 30-plus years on location around the Pacific Northwest and on his travels.
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Thank you for participating in Urban Sketchers Seattle's 10x10 workshop program. For upcoming sketch event announcements, please visit our blog: http://seattle.urbansketchers.org or join our Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2000009563603949/


Seattle Art Museum (View)
1433 First Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101
United States


Arts > Visual

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!


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