Mele Kalikimaka Cottage, Live Online Watercolor Class with Marionette, Tuesday, Dec 14, Zoom Art Classes, Painting Tutorial, Virtual Lesson


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Kauai Tree Tunnel Watercolor Class

This "Live" online class will meet on Tuesday, December 14, 2021 at 5pm EST (2pm PST, 12noon HST) using Zoom. This is a LIVE class, so I will be available during the entire session to answer "your" questions as I demonstrate the painting step-by-step. If you can't make the live class, it will be recorded and posted on Youtube with a private link (only those that have the link can see the video) so you can re-watch the video as many times as you want.

***Please provide me with your email address and phone number in the "comments" section when you purchase this class. Please read through all of the directions.

Attached is a PDF with your login info and info about supplies. Please download the latest Zoom App for your computer or ipad if you haven't already. You will be able to log into Zoom 15 minutes before the class to check your video and microphone connections using the meeting id and password I provide you.

Because you need to see detail while I am painting, you will need to use a laptop or ipad. My demo won't be large enough using just your phone.

You can paint along with me or you can just join in and watch. I will record the class and post it on Youtube with a private link (only those that have the link can see the video) so you can re-watch the video as many times as you want.

About my Watercolor Class:
Join me as we explore the wonderful world of watercolors! You will learn about using professional watercolor supplies, how to do a quick sketch or transfer an image to your watercolor paper, how to do a wash, layering, color mixing, correcting mistakes, detail work, texturing, and more to bring your painting to life. I will be there to answer your questions about this fabulous and versatile medium. Plus, we will have some time in class to "talk story" about Kauai and living in Hawaii.

Here are the steps you need to take this class:

1 - After purchasing the class, download the reference photo provided in your order. Print it out on a standard 8.5"x11" piece of computer paper using your printer's high quality setting. If you have trouble with this, please contact me at least 24 hours before the class, and I can try to walk you through it.

2 - If you're going to be painting along with me, please have your art supplies ready.
Here is a "suggested" list. Please try to get as close to this list as possible for best results.
(Or just use whatever watercolor supplies you already have. Let me now if you have any questions.)

*Arches 9"x12" Cold Pressed Watercolor Block
*Professional Quality Watercolor Paints (I use Winsor and Newton)
red, yellow, green, blue, purple, black (at least, more is better)
(see the actual list of paints I use below)
*Painter's Palette (a place to mix your paints)
*Watercolor Brushes - a liner, #8 round (or similar), 1/2" flat
*Drawing Pencil (#2) - Fine art quality is the best
*Kneaded Eraser
*Pen (nothing fancy, just your average household writing pen)
*Woodless graphite (if you don't have this, you can use your drawing pencil)
*Blue Painter's Tape (the kind you get at the hardware store)
*A water container for your brushes
*Paper towel and Kleenex
*Spray bottle with water (not necessary, but nice to have)
*Hair dryer (for speedy drying of your painting between layers)
*Natural Sponge (for creating texture)
*A Sakura Pigma Micron Pen in black size 03 or 05 (for "Pen and Ink" Watercolor Classes only)

3 - Make sure you receive your login info (attached to this order as a PDF) and log into Zoom 15 minutes before the start of class and check your video and microphone.

4 - Make sure you have your supplies set up and are ready to paint at the designated time.

Other helpful info:
If you don't have an Arches Watercolor Block, then please pre-stretch whatever watercolor paper you have to a board so that it is dry and ready to paint. If you don't know how to do this, there are directions included in the PDF attached to this order.

These are the exact colors of paint I use for my classes:
Winsor Red - Winsor and Newton
Quinacridone Magenta - Winsor and Newton
Gamboge Hue - Cotman Winsor and Newton
Cadmium Orange Hue - Cotman Winsor and Newton
Winsor Green (blue shade) - Winsor and Newton
Winsor Blue (green shade) - Winsor and Newton
Sap Green - Cotman Winsor and Newton
Dioxazine Violet - Cotman Winsor and Newton
Burnt Sienna - Cotman Winsor and Newton
Sepia - Cotman Winsor and Newton
Raw Sienna - Cotman Winsor and Newton

I am excited to be your "virtual" art teacher!!!

Aloha and Mahalo,


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So excited to take this course!

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