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Pen and Ink with Watercolor with Brenda Kidera

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HorseSpirit Arts Gallery

8600 Foundry Street

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Savage, MD 20763

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Work with pen, ink and watercolor washes to create small, lively travel journal-style paintings!

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I hope you will join me for this popular, fun, two-day workshop. Learn how to work with pen and ink, casual watercolor washes to produce small, lively casual paintings. This class is great for those of you who already enjoy, or would like to learn, travel journaling. Reference materials will be provided. Learn how to make even poor travel photos into small color sketches. There will be step-by-step instructions, demonstrations, and one-on-one interaction. Knowledge of elementary watercolor is helpful.

  • Questions, or to register by ph call 301-490-2001, HorseSpirit Arts Gallery.
  • Classes are held in our upstairs artist loft, we'll help carry supplies.
  • Please know that while not refundable, tickets are transferable.
  • There will be a lunch break, please bring a bag lunch.

Brenda has been a professional artist and fine art instructor many years. She is a juried artist member of the Baltimore Watercolor Society, Pennsylvania Watercolor Society, Potomac Valley Watercolorists, Washington Society of Landscape Painters, Society of Animal Artists, and International Guild of Realism. Her award winning work has been featured in numerous publications and exhibited nationally. Brenda frequently serves as a juror, and teaches classes and workshops year-round. She works in oil, watercolor, and acrylic with a variety of subject matter: landscape, wildlife, portrait and still life.

Student bring supplies. For easy, less expensive ordering, visit DickBlick.com, Blick U, find my supply list under 'Brenda Kidera Fine Art'.

Brushes: I use Robert Simmons synthetic white sable brushes:

#12 or #14 Round (series 785 )

#6 or #8 Round (series 785)

#2 Script Liner (series 750)

1" White Sable One-Stroke (series 721)

Paper: My favorite is Arches 140# Hot Press - 9x12” or 10x14” watercolor block (cold press works too).

Pens: The pen I prefer is the Alvin Tech-Liner size 01. I have used a variety of pens, everything from fine point Sharpies, Sakura Pigma Micron Pens... the key is to make sure the ink is indelible - permanent and non-smearing with water.

Paint: You can use whatever watercolors you have, travel set... this is the basic set of tubes I use.

Gamboge Hue (Daler Rowney brand or DaVinci brand) // Yellow Ochre (Winsor & Newton Artist's Grade) // Winsor Red (W&N) // Perm. Alizarin Crimson (W&N) // Hooker’s Green Deep (Grumbacher Artist’s Grade) // French Ultramarine (W&N or M.Graham brand) // Cerulean Blue (W&N) // Opera Rose j(W&N, or D.S.) // Pyrrol Orange (D. S.) // Green Gold (D.S.) // Burnt Sienna (W&N) or Quin. Burnt Orange (D.S.)

Other supplies:

masking fluid (Pebeo brand “drawing gum”) // crepe rubber cement pick-up 2x2” block // graphite paper (available at workshop for $2) //12” ruler // pencil // paper towels // kneaded eraser -palette (butcher’s tray) // masking tape // water containers

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