Sat., Jun. 06 | Boomerang at Home - Online Experience

Introduction to Watercolour

Are you currently spending a lot of time at Home? Are you looking for ways to stay active? We've got just what you need with Boomerang at Home! Join our video session for a 1.5 hour introduction to watercolour session.
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Introduction to Watercolour

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Jun. 06, 2020, 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. EDT
Boomerang at Home - Online Experience

About the Workshop

In this workshop, we will cover: basic tools and a handful of nifty techniques with watercolour paint to help improve your painting. Whether you are a new watercolourist or a returning painter these strategies will help you improve the clarity, depth and texture to your watercolour painting.

You will learn various techniques with hands-on step by step demos and then put those demos into practice to paint together. Enjoy painting in your own home with an instructor.

Materials You will need (anything you have is OK, if you cannot get them):

  • Several sheets of 11 x 14 Watercolour paper 140lb.
  • Watercolor set- either dry/moist pucks or tubes (minimum- yellow, red, blue, black) What ever you have on hand will do leonardo da vinci, turner or windsor newton are awesome
  • Palette if wet tubes of paint
  • Several rounds and flat-ended watercolour brushes
  • 2 water containers, paper towel, white wax crayon or candle, or masking fluid, green painters masking tape, the surface to tape your paper too, a wooden board or plexiglass would be ideal.
  • pencil, erasure
  • 2H pencil, watercolour pencils are optional but also great additions.

About our Host:

Lauren McKinley Renzetti is an artist, curator, designer, educator and maker who has shown her work throughout Ontario, Bulgaria and the U.S. Her role as an educator has taken her to Georgian College, McMaster University, Ryerson University, the Art Gallery of Hamilton and Seneca College, as well as the AGO. Her work predominantly is texture-based: relief printmaking, collage, mixed media sculpture and high relief painting in acrylic. She is the curator of the Neighbourhood Gallery in Toronto and also the artist in residence at Unicamp of Ontario where she facilitates large, community-building art projects. Lauren McKinley Renzetti's teaching focus and speciality is Acrylic Painting, Printmaking and Mixed Media Drawing.

Accessibility Level: Easy. This workshop can be accessed online through our Boomerang at Home online feature. This is a video conference experience that can be accessed via Mobile, iPad, and Computer devices. 

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