Watercolor Workshop with David R. Becker https://www.beckerart.net/
9-4pm October 22nd, 23rd, 24th at DAI Lincoln Park Building
IL based artist, David R. Becker, will be teaching you watercolor from beginning to end; starting with teaching you how to take total control of the watercolor medium and using that control of the medium to create well-composed watercolors. Subject matter will be changing daily with photo reference supplied in the morning and afternoon. Lessons will include most every element that David can think of that will teach you how to paint a watercolor with confidence. This workshop is designed to benefit all levels of painters. Teaching students to conquer the medium of watercolor is David's goal and he takes great pride in making sure every student leaves with the ability to control watercolor.
I recommend Holbein Watercolor paint because one can squeeze the whole tube into your palette and it won't dry to a big rock clump. When left to dry they become instantly workable with a spray of water.
The Holbein colors I use are listed in Parentheses. You don't have to get these exact colors; colors close to them are just fine. Just look for a good range of color.
Opaque colors like white, colors with white in them like pastel colors, pinks, greys and black are also used but not necessarily needed.
I will let you use mine if you want to try out using some opaque colors.
Nylon brushes are great for the price
Arches and Stonehenge Aqua140 & 300lb blocks of paper are also okay.