Luminous Faces in Water Color

May 18th • 9:30 am - 3:30 pm • City of Brea Art Gallery

During this workshop, instructor, Fealing Lin will teach you how to relax and enjoy the process as you discover the spontaneity and uniqueness of watercolor. Through guided lecture and demonstration, plus one-on-one assistance and critique, this class allows students to learn essential techniques while still working at their own pace. Topics will include how value and temperature change across the planes of the face, how to use transparent glazes to allow the glow of the paper to shine through, and how to balance colors and weaving lights and darks to achieve painterly and successful portraits.

**A pre-workshop exercise will be assigned and is required.

Supply List:

Paper – Loose sheets, or a 12? x 16? paper block. Arches 140 lb. hot or cold press or Fabriano 300 lb. hot press recommended.

Paints – Cad. Yellow, Cad. Orange, Cad. Red, Alizarin Crimson, Quinacridone Gold, Quinacridone Burnt Orange, Raw Sienna, Burnt Sienna, Sap Green, Cerulean Blue, Turquoise Blue, Manganese Blue, Cobalt Blue, Ultramarine Blue, and Mineral Violet. Winsor Newton, Daniel Smith, Holbein, or American Journey brands recommended.

Palette – Fealing uses a 6? x 12? palette with 24 divided pans.

Board – Paper needs to be held on a board by clamps or pushpins. Or you can use a 12?x 16? paper block.

Brushes – Round #10, #14, and #16, plus your usual brushes.

Additional Materials – 3B Pencil, Soft Eraser, Table Easel, Tissues, Old Towels, Artwork Mats

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