Inspired by Watercolor 

Instructed by Cam Roberts

Tuesdays March 10 - April 28

12:30 - 3 pm



This class is limited

to 8 participants



Inspired by Watercolour

Instructed by Cam Roberts


​Location: Atelier Artista C-Space (4th floor 1721 - 29 Avenue SW Calgary)

Dates: Tuesdays (8 week session March 10th to April 28th )

Time: 12:30 to 3:00

Cost: $350 


This course will cover;

-A thorough grounding on the trinity of watercolour, wet on wet, wet on dry, dry brush, plus glazing.

-Colour mixing, using a full palette of permanent light-fast colours. 

-Colour theory, colour exploration.

-Composition, emphasizing the focal point.

Information on brushes, papers, palettes, easels, paints (opaque and transparent), knowledge on the ‘order of application’, finishes, framing. 

You will learn about; materials, washes, values, drawing process, volume and depth, manipulating light and dark, interpreting and finish.


What to expect:

This course will provide a fundamental approach to watercolour, for beginner to intermediate student, with an emphasis on transparency, colour mixing, brushworks and washes. Students will work from, photo reference of landscape, portraits and Master copy. Ample painting time will follow the daily demo with a critique towards the end of each class.

We will explore the works of Winslow Homer, John Singer Sargent, Edward Hopper, Charles Demuth, and others.


Please contact me at crobertslee@gmail.comto register. 


Materials List:


Please bring the following materials to class;


-compact watercolor easel (if you have one)

- watercolors - tube paints or pucks

-W/C Palette

-B pencil and sharpener

-gum eraser

-the following brushes if you have them ...

    a rigger or liner, 2, 4 ,6 Round 10 Mop

-masking tape 2” tan color

-W/C paper Sanders Waterford 140lb (my preference)

-1/2” foamcore or 1/4” hardboard to fit 1/2 sheet of W/C paper (18`X 24`)

-water container

-small sponge


-hair dryer (optional)

Please bring an example of your work in watercolor if you have one.

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