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Free Online Watercolor Workshop with Lucia Gonnella

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Saturday, August 22, 2020 - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Registration required

Join us and instructor Lucia Gonnella on Zoom for our latest installment in the free Watercolor Workshop series.

Italian-born Lucia is a long time North Beach plein air artist with lots of teaching experience.

ALL LEVELS Encouraged to attend! Beginner, intermediate, or advanced. You’ll get instruction on the basics, as well as more advanced techniques for those seeking to improve their skills.

Plein air artist Lucia Gonnella teaches another in a series of watercolor workshops online this week.

She will demonstrate techniques step by step with a goal for each attendee to produce a painting of flowers. Techniques include: wet in wet in wet, wet on dry, masking, salt, and lifting techniques.

Lucia will be working outside in a real plein air setting; attendees will work from a photo of what she paints from. (Download event photo above.) We will also make available a photo of the finished watercolor.

The supplies you’ll need are as follows (don’t worry if you don’t have everything; there are workarounds if you have basic watercolor set):

Art Supplies:

drafting tape and/or masking liquid
hair dryer
table salt
a sharpened twig (can use a pencil)
Watercolor paper (suggested 140 lb/300gsm 8”x10” or 9″x12″)
Palette knife

Flat 1 inch
Round n.6
Round n.3
Paint colors recommended (can use similar colors as available):

Alizarin crimson
Lemon yellow
Burnt Sienna
Ultramarine blue
Cerulean blue
Cadmium red
Everyone is welcome to join, from beginners to advanced, kids and adults. The class is free; donations to HVAW are welcomed. We look forward to seeing you!


Meeting ID: 883 4461 9577
Password: 034826

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Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.

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Cost: FREE*
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