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Flowers, Cactus & Plants Watercolor Workshop with Teresa Cook
$35.00
Saturday 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
November 6
Beginning - Intermediate
 
Who does not like flowers, cactus and plants??!!
In this workshop you will learn how to use pen to draw what you see with a method called “blind contour drawing”, then add your watercolor. You will be able to create the cactus or plants the way you see in an abstract style.
We will discuss the importance of developing the technique of “blind contour”, with the pen or pencil  and adding the watercolor to make your own style. We will also use different types of paper to see the effects of blind contour drawing on them. It’s a fun way for you to create what you see in an abstract way.
Plus, we will all be framing our favorite piece to take home for everyone to see.
 
Artist Statement: 
 
Teresa Cook is born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida. She is an Abstract Architectural Watercolor artist and has been painting watercolor since 2012. She obtained a Bachelors in Fine Arts from UNF in 2012. Over the last 8 years, she has been traveling to different countries as well as around her native city of Jacksonville. She has always found pleasure in the landscapes and buildings that have been created over time. Each of her watercolor and ink paintings are created on  a smooth paper called, “Yupo”,  are meant to capture a moment in time without the interruption of people. Show life without  the “rough” impacts of people. So you will not see human interaction within her art.  She just traveled to Amsterdam for the 2019 Urban Sketchers Symposium, capturing the Old and New Amsterdam. She wants to share the world through her eyes. Watercolor Workshops is now in session.
 
Supply List: 
  • 12-color pan watercolor set
  • #2 round paint brush
  • Plastic cup for water
  • #2 pencil 
  • Small square or rectangular frame
  • Strathmore Watecolor paper pad: size 8 x 10
 
 
Members: $30  Non-members: $35  
 
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