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Wonderful Watercolor: Lubec Night Sky with Helen Messemer Wednesday, September 27 9am-1pm

  • 27 Sep 2023
  • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • ArtWaves Fine Arts Studio
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Wonderful Watercolor: Lubec Night Sky.

Tools and Techniques - with Helen Messemer Wednesday 9/27 9am-1pm

Dark skies in Maine continue with this incredible watercolor class!

Ever wondered how a particular artist used watercolors to achieve a particular effect?  It will be covered in this class!  Helen Messemer, an acclaimed Maine artist will walk you through this Lubec Lighthouse project; teaching you about watercolor tools and techniques along the way.  

You will learn about:

Japanese watercolor traditions, Chinese watercolor techniques, wet mount, dry mount, dry brush, special watercolor brushes such as a grainer and a filbert; free flow watercolor, creating unique textures with materials like saran wrap, aluminum foil, sponges, salt, and more. You'll learn different ways to apply lines and color with pen & ink as well. 

This will all fit into 1 class!   And you will bring all the techniques learned in this class together into a stunning watercolor portrait of Lubec Lighthouse against a Night Sky.

95. all materials included, members get a $10 discount.

More about Helen to come:   *watch this space*

ALSO check out Helen's October Watercolor Tools and Techniques class featuring an Autumn Landscape.
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