Online Watercolor Landscape

Date: 6 Tuesdays, September 15 - October 20, 2020
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: Zoom
Instructor: Mo Giannola
Level: All
Tuition: $145 Non-Members / $130.50 Members

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Class Description

A Watercolor Landscape class with a focus on painting outdoors, a great introduction for anyone who's interested in painting with watercolor outside. This session is packed full of information on color mixing, observing, drawing for watercolor, and creating value studies. The introductory class will be taught online in the comfort of your own home, Students will create their own landscape over the 6-week session and learn about proper equipment, techniques and different struggles associated with painting outdoors- plus the tips for how to deal with those issues. This is a fun and informative session where you can dip your toe into plein-air painting without the bugs.

This class will meet online via Zoom
You will receive a link to join the virtual classroom with your registration confirmation.
Video how to join Zoom for the first time


Download materials list here
1. Watercolor paint, Windsor and Newton 95437 Cotman watercolor field plus set. This set contains:
• Lemon yellow hue
• Cadmium yellow hue
• Alizarin crimson hue
• Ultramarine
• Phtalo blue
• Viridian hue
• Sap green
• Yellow ochre
• Burnt umber
• Chinese white
(Option to buy only these pigments separate from the whole set, if you do this, you must also have a palette.)
2. Paint Brushes
Any type of watercolor brushes ranging in numbers, I usually prefer #1 #4 #6
(I prefer Windsor and Newton watercolor brushes for this class)
3. Rags or a roll of paper towels
4. Watercolor paper, Arches watercolor block 7x10 inches Hot Pressed 140LB
5. Small cup to hold water
6. Pencil and kneaded eraser

About the Instructor

Mo’s artwork is inspired by landscapes and the figure, her illustrations have been displayed nationally, and in many different group exhibitions. Her paintings can be found in numerous private collections as well as available to the public through public art commissions. Currently, she works full time as an Illustrator in addition to teaching watercolor classes. Mo graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Illustration program at the Hartford Art School and is currently working on a residency at the Farmington Valley Arts Center. Furthermore, she is passionate about bringing art to the community, she is an active board member at the Art League of New Britain and the Chair Person for their new Gallery Committee. Visit Mo's website.