I bought a few Daniel Smith Watercolour Paint Sticks from Dick Blick, and took the class session to try them out. The colours were:
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- Quin Gold
- Burnt Umber
- Cobalt Blue
- Burnt Sienna
- Raw Sienna
- Quin Burnt Orange
- Sap Green
- French Ultramarine
- Permanent Alizarin Crimson
Today’s painting class assignment was a picture that one of the other students found that was a fairly impressionistic watercolour of some vases with flowers on a patio.
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Last week, I attended both the Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday afternoon watercolour classes, because, wow do I NEED some painting time! The assignment was a painting by Manet, “Flowers in a Vase”, which is a rather lovely impressionistic oil painting. We, of course, work in watercolour, so it’s interesting to see what we come up with.
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