Tuesdays, Feb 21 through April 4, 2017
NVAL Carter House Gallery
North Valley Art League Watercolor Course classes with Howard “Luke” Lucas
February 21 through April 4, 2017
Tuesday Watercolor Classes at NVAL from 10 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.
Class size limited to 8 in NVAL workroom
Cost: Pay At Sign up, $35 per class, 3 for $75 all for $125
Sign Up: at the NVAL Carter House Gallery, 48 Quartz Hill Road, Redding, Phone 243-1023
Questions: call Howard “Luke” Lucas Phone 474-3991
Course Schedule: (series of 7 classes)
1. Feb 21 Watercolor painting basics: Materials, brush work, color intensity gradations, value gradations, gradations from one color to another.
2. Feb 28 Watercolor washes: wet, dry, variegated. Negative and positive shapes, charging color, skies.
3. March 7 Monochromatic painting (one color painting) : homework review, value and intensity
4. March 14 Color theory: homework review, mixing colors, intensity, temperature, complimentary and analogous, juxtaposition, pushing and pulling, painting color wheel
5. March 21 Color and watercolor paints: (“blue is not blue”), temperature, mixing, opacity and transparency, charging, glazing, juxtaposition
6. Mar 28 Creating depth: homework review, size, placement, overlapping, alternation, contrast of value, temperature, edges, detail, and texture
7. April 4 simplifying shapes (Composition: homework review, psi (thirds), intuition, edges, armature, types