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Watercolor and Wine
Where's Bambi?

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Date: July 12, 3:00 pm
Location: Crested Butte Center for the Arts; 606 6th Street, Crested Butte, CO 81224
Details: Join local watercolor artist, Suzanne Pierson, for a step-by-step watercolor painting class during afternoon happy hour on the Center’s Outdoor Stage!  Suzanne guides the group through a watercolor painting from start to finish, giving instruction on setting up to paint, wash and watercolor painting techniques, composition, and more. Wine and wine spritzers are provided to participants 21 and older, so relax and create! All watercolor supplies and your first glass of wine or wine spritzer are included. Absolutely no watercolor experience is necessary! Instructor: Suzanne Pierson. 

This weeks class: Where's Bambi?, Thin line techniques with washes


When: Thursday July 12th, 2018

Time:  3:00 - 5:00 pm

Cost:  $40

 
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Coming up:

JUL 19           Bouquets in Paradise              Composition & balance principles

JUL 26           Rocky Mountain Majesty         Depth of field in landscapes 

AUG 2            What's that Buzz?                   Contrasts & movement in nature

AUG 16          Hummingbird                           Wash techniques

AUG 30          Aspens                                     Resists & masking 

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