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Each day we will paint a new landscape, seascape or cityscape at different location. David will
demonstrate each day and offer individual help as student paint. We will proceed to the classroom as
needed for critique or in case of inclement weather. Each day the work will be appraised. Flexibility
according to the progress made will be looked at all times.
watercolour to produce magical results and a variety of subject matter, we will explore the light and
shade on seascapes, landscapes, and street scenes. We will focus on subjects containing movement,
color and light with the emphasis on freeing up and building strength to the watercolor. Technique
will be explored as will brush handling skills. It will suit the keen devotee of watercolor and those
who wish to push on further. All attending will be encouraged to pursue their individuality and
originality. A positive energy will be with the group and there will be daily demonstrations and
problem solving. Come along and enjoy the buzz and excitement of watercolor with David Taylor.
You will be alive and jumping.
The Oregon Coast Weather is usually beautiful in September. Please realize we must be flexible
according to Mother Nature.
Outdoor Easel and (pallet plastic)
Arches medium to rough watercolor paper 300gsm or 185 gsm Or Saunders Rough
Raphael mop brushes (French) petit gris pur number 4-8
A large wash brush for putting on large washes and a selection of good quality round brushes ( Sable and Squirrel hair )
At least one good sable brush with a good point. number 12
A finer brush for detail (rigger brush)
A selection of flat sable or sable mixture brushes ½ inch-1 inch
2b –6b pencil
a selection of ink pens for pen and wash
smooth paper for pen and wash
towel and rags and tissues
any photo reference material for seascape, landscape streetscape, boats.
Knife and an eraser
Board to rest work on
French ultramarine Cobalt blue Cerulean blue Prussian, Winsor or Thalo Blue
Viridian Perylene Green Raw sienna Australian Red Gold
Cadmium lemon Cadmium Red Aureolin Raw umber
Cadmium orange Burnt Umber Sepia Light red
Permanent Alizarin Turquoise Ultramarine Violet Designers Gouche (Perm White)
Daniel Smith Colours are useful additions
Burnt Tiger Eye Genuine
David Taylor Kolinsky Sable Brushes Supplied by Neef
A good sense of humour.
Reference material: landscape and other subjects could be useful to bring for work indoors - seascape, cityscape, boats