Painting Spring Flowers in Watercolors on Yupo Paper
Course description: Learn to let your watercolor flow by painting spring flowers on yupo paper which is 100% recycled polypropylene pellets recycled into a plastic like paper. Your watercolors will become colorful, fluid and alive. The workshop will start with a short demonstration to explain and illustrate the process of painting flowers with watercolor on yupo paper. After that you will be free to experiment and play with watercolor on yupo to come up with your own floral painting. The instructor will assist all students in learning this new process. The beauty of painting on yupo is that the paint can be easily wiped off with a wet rag or held under running water to clean the paper and start over. Bring all your watercolor supplies and any size yupo paper and plan to have a painting day of fun and freedom. Yupo paper will be available for $5.00 for a large sheet at the workshop.
About the Instructor:
Cathy Jones has a love affair with art as well as teaching. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in the Teaching of French and a minor in French Art History from the University of Illinois. She has a strong art background from her studies of French Impressionism on a semester abroad in France and from ongoing professional artists’ workshops. She also has a strong teaching background in art obtained from teaching classes to children and adults at the Center for the Arts Evergreen for the last five years. She has been a professional practicing artist for the past eleven years with a dedicated artist studio in her home in Evergreen. Her artwork appears in various locations in Evergreen. Visit Cathy’s website here.
Day of Week
Thursday, March 7