Art Making | Watercolors: Focus on Wet-into-Wet Technique

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Art Making | Watercolors: Focus on Wet-into-Wet Technique

William Palmer Robins (British, 1882–1959), Mill at Sandwich. Watercolor. Princeton University Art Museum. Bequest of Dan Fellows Platt, Class of 1895
Date
Sunday, July 12, 2020
Time
3:00 PM EDT

The Art Museum and the Arts Council of Princeton have partnered to provide a series of watercolor-painting classes taught by artist-instructor Barbara DiLorenzo. Participants can join live from their home computers, tablets, or phones. With an emphasis on color mixing and brushwork, each week’s lesson will be inspired by works in the Museum’s collections.

In this session, we will begin by making a small series of paintings that play with adding a variety of colors into a wet area and letting gravity and water create beautiful skies. We will also learn how watercolors can actually be quite forgiving (with the right paper). We will learn how to lift colors when they get too dark; we will practice dropping wildly different colors into puddles of another color, and pushing an area from warm tones to cool tones, then back again. As long as the watercolor paper is wet, there is so much we can do!

Free registration at https://princeton.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_zNA6WyjQTZe4Cdba4z-CFQ (when prompted, click to sign in as “attendee”)

This event will include live closed captions in both English and Spanish. English captions are available directly in the Zoom toolbar, by clicking the "CC" icon. To access Spanish language captioning, enter the Zoom webinar, then open a separate web browser to visit https://www.streamtext.net/player?event=CFI-PrincetonUArtMuseum where you can select “Spanish” to see the live captioning.

Spanish-language live closed-captioning for this program is made possible by the Rapid Response Magic Project of the Princeton University Humanities Council.

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