may, 2022

31may(may 31)9:00 am28jun(jun 28)12:00 pmSketching with Watercolor with TJ Marston(may 31) 9:00 am - (june 28) 12:00 pm

Event Details

Tuesdays, May 31 – June 28, 2022 | 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

This 5-week course will be for anyone looking to add watercolor to their every day sketchbook! We will cover the fundamentals of using watercolor with speed, color theory and sketching on location tools and tips. Basic skills in drawing are not required but we encourage participants to feel comfortable making a mark on the paper so they can dive right in.

Required Materials:

Basic Watercolor travel palette (plastic or metal with mixing areas that holds at least 6 colors)
Professional Watercolor Paints (in tubes or squeezed into empty pans in your palette) :

  • Transparent Red Oxide OR Burnt Sienna
  • French Ultramarine Blue OR Ultramarine Blue
  • Cerulean Blue Chromium
  • Monte Amiata Natural Sienna
  • Hansa Yellow Medium
  • Quinacridone Rose

Size 8-10 round watercolor brush
Size A3-A5 Watercolor sketchbook
7×10 (or larger) watercolor block 100% cotton, cold press
Water bottle and cup
Paper towel or rag
Waterproof black ink pen
Pencil, Eraser
Portable stool (optional)

For more information on materials , check out this article : https://sketchitstudio.com/2021/10/25/5-essential-materials-for-beginner-urban-sketchers/

Instructor Bio: TJ Marston is an award-winning landscape designer, urban sketcher and part-time lecturer at Florida International University. TJ discovered a passion for sketching while pursuing her Master’s in Landscape Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania. Keeping a regular sketchbook boosted her creativity and became the foundation for her design process. TJ brings her passion for sketching into her popular visualization and design courses at FIU’s School of Architecture. More recently, TJ discovered urban sketching as a way to document her life with her family of five. She finds joy in helping others breakthrough their fears and develop new skills in their sketching journey. You can follow her sketch work on Instagram @sketchitstudio or check out her blog www.sketchitstudio.com.

Ticket Rates
Members $200 (for a five-session class)
Non-members $235 (for a five-session class)

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Tickets are nonrefundable. This class runs rain or shine.

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