Water Color Pencil Painting for Beginners + BYOB

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Event Category

Arts & DIY

Event Overview

"Learning how to draw is really learning how to see!"

Don't be nervous if your drawing skills are rusty, or non existent. This class will get you up and painting in no time. There will be step by step instruction along the way, as well as one-on-one assistance when needed.

Water color pencils are a great cross between regular paint and pencils, they turn to paint on your paper when you add water. Because of this, fine details are easier to achieve than when working with traditional watercolors, and therefore, more approachable.

The class will practice basic water color pencil techniques, as well as refresh our drawing skills. We will work from a traditional still life of fruits, vegetables and flowers. You will have the opportunity to re-arrange the objects as you like.

I will provide the following materials for you to use during the class:

4H pencil
HB Pencil, or #2
Soft white eraser
12 inch ruler
Color wheel
Set of 12 water color pencils
Set of 10 water color brushes, 5 round and 5 flat
Plastic mixing palette
Water color paper

Minimum age

All ages welcome

Cancellation Policy

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Katie Netti

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Urban Oil Ceramics is the umbrella for all artisan goods and designs created by owner Katie Netti. From oil lamps and plant decor to books and cards, Urban Oil is your one-stop shop for unique handmade and custom gifts. Katie focuses on sophisticated designs that use natural materials and found objects for her work, so all of her products are entirely handmade and unique. Although based out of Chicago (Logan Square), Urban Oil and its products are all available for shipping from the website in addition to their availability in local stores.

Katie Also teaches adult art classes in her home studio. From a jewelry making work-space, a ceramic glazing station or a book binding shop, her studio changes to accommodate the class type.

*If you are planning to drive to the studio, you can park on the street out front of the building, restrictions do not apply between 6am and 6pm. For evening classes, I have Permit Stickers for your vehicle.

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