Three days of Watercolor with Jeannie in Morro Bay
Free Watercolor DemoWhen: July 14, 2014 Time: 3:00 Where: Morro Bay Art Center, 835 Main Street, Morro Bay, CA (the Purple Building) Subject: Floral Still Life Everyone is welcome!
Two Day WorkshopWhen: July 15th & 17th Time: 9:00 am – 2:30 pm Where: Morro Bay Art Center, 835 Main Street, Morro Bay, CA (the Purple Building) Contact Morro Bay Art Center to sign up and for more info @ http://www.artcentermorrobay.com/ This workshop will include watercolor demonstrations, plenty of painting time, individual coaching and gentle critiques. Participants may use Jeannie’s template and photos, or bring their own references (still life, floral or portrait) to paint on a 1/4 or 1/2 sheet watercolor paper. Students will gain skill in watercolor techniques, color glazing, color mixing, the use of a limited palette and how to see and paint light and color . Beginning to advanced painters will enjoy this workshop. _____________________________________________________________________________________________
Morro Bay Demo: “Translucent Layers”
When: July 14, 2014
Where: Morro Bay Art Center, 835 Main St., Morro Bay, CA
Free and open to the public, so bring your friends. Refreshments included.
University Art Mid-Town, Sacramento, 2601 J Street, Sacramento, CA
Six-Week Watercolor Class: A Study in Translucent Watercolor Portraits
For intermediate – advanced watercoloristsClasses will include portrait demos each week, group conversations and individual attention. You will be working with other enthusiastic students, intent on capturing a likeness, telling a story, creating a mood, or recalling the memory of a special person. Watercolor portraits are a great challenge, fun and rewarding. And… Remember: Learning how to paint watercolor portraits are more like a journey than a day trip.
When: September 9 – October 14, 2014 (Tuesdays)
Time: 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Class fee: $170
Where: University Art Mid-Town, Sacramento2601 J Street, Sacramento, CA, Telephone: 916 443-5721To sign up for class send a check to Jeannie Vodden, P. O. Box 512, Jackson, CA 95642.
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Six-Week Watercolor Class: Flowers in Rainbow Layers
A class for beginning to intermediate watercolorists.
- Gain skill in basic watercolor techniques
- Use a limited palette with heightened color
- Experience Jeannie’s patient teaching methods.
- Learn through encouragement, examples and helpful suggestions
When: September 9 – October 14, 2014 (Tuesdays)
Time: 1:00 pm – 3:30
Class Fee: $170
Where: University Art Mid-Town, Sacramento 2601 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95816, tel 916 443-5721To sign up for class send a check to me, Jeannie Vodden, P. O. Box 512, Jackson, CA 95642. For more information or questions you may contact me via my website. Just click above on “Contact” button.
Workshops at University Art:
Translucent Portraits! A two day watercolor workshop with Jeannie in Sacramento, Midtown.
This class is designed for artists interested in incorporating Jeannie’s use of color in their watercolor portraits. Jeannie will provide a photo reference for practice on the first day. Bring your own photograph that you would like to paint after your practice study.
- Learn and practice the use of a limited palette
- Paint in transparent layers
- Achieve a depth of color in your portraits
In this class, with Jeannie as your guide, you will gain skill in the art of watercolor portraiture, slightly loose, transparent layers. This workshop is the perfect introduction into Jeannie’s portrait techniques.When: Saturday, September 27, 10:00am- 4:00 pm And Sunday, September 28, 12:30pm – 3:00 pm Cost: $125 Where: University Art Midtown Sacramento on J Street
Dates: August 29 – 31, 2014
Class Title: “Glazing with Rainbows” (watercolor)
Open to all levels of watercolorists, this class with Jeannie Vodden will introduce you to Jeannie’s watercolor techniques. You may choose your own subject matter, or you may follow along as Jeannie demonstrates. Learn how to move between hard and soft edges, how to create the illusion of volume, and how to paint with control, but still give your paintings the feeling of looseness. As always, in Jeannie’s classes, you will have plenty of individual attention as well as group discussions and thoughtful critiques.
CWA 3 Day Watercolor Workshop
“Florals and Still Life – Very colorful, somewhat loose”
When: August 14 – 16, 2014
Where: Gallery Concord, Concord, CA
Cost: CWA members $395, non-CWA $450.
You may register on line at www.californiawatercolor.org/workshops.html, You will see all the workshops available there. Scroll down till you find my workshop with the bright coral Quince Blossoms. Click on it for more info and to sign up. You may pay with PayPal. If you need help, email June Hunt at email@example.com or call her at 510-525-0965.
I’m very pleased to be included in the faculty of the California Watercolor Associations line-up for 2014. CWA has many fine art presenters and teachers each year. Check them out at: www.californiawatercolor.org
Two Day Watercolor Workshop in Pleasanton, Ca
When: September 12 – 13, 2014
Time: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Where: Firehouse Arts Center, 4444 Railroad Ave., Pleasanton, CA
Fee $199 early bird (before July 1, 2014), $209 RegularSpace is limited To Register online go to https://palworkshop3.eventbrite.com To Register by mail contact Jeannie for registration form and address. _________________________________________________________
If you’re interested in any of these events or classes, please contact me for more information and to sign up.
Materials List for Watercolor Classes and Workshops
Paper: Artist-grade cold-press paper, 140 lb. (Stretched preferred) or 300 lb. Clipped, stapled or taped on gatorboard or other hard surface.
- Use ¼ sheet, ½ sheet or full sheet, your choice
- (For those wanting to use my template, use ¼ sheet)
- Watercolor pads, 140 lb., 11 x 14 or larger, are okay
- I recommend Arches brand paper.
- Be prepared with extra paper for practice studies.
Palette: Large Professional palette with areas for mixing colors.
Paints:Essential: My three favorite colors… I almost always use these. Winsor Yellow, or another transparent yellow (Cadmium Yellow Medium okay) Permanent Rose Thalo Blue or Winsor Blue (green shade) Optional: Thalo Yellow Green (Grumbacher), or Skip’s Green (Cheap Joe’s) Winsor Lemon or other transparent lemon yellow Winsor Orange Cobalt Blue French Ultramarine Blue Winsor Dioxazine Violet Alizarin Crimson Winsor Green (blue shade) Quinacridone Gold, Coral, Magenta
Water containers: Two – quart or larger plastic containers
Miscellaneous:2B pencil and sharpener or automatic pencil Graphite transfer paper (no wax) Kneaded eraser Household sponge Ruler Paper towels and/or Kleenex Masking Tape or blue tape Spray Bottle Notebook Sketchbook *I work on a slanted surface, so bring something sturdy to prop up your work ie: pencil box, 2×4 or 4×4 piece of wood Jeannie Vodden 1/13