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Instructor: Donna Maves

Classes Meet on Thursdays  |  9:00 a.m. to Noon


A step-by-step systematic approach to watercolor painting. Your drawing will be developed as you travel through the process. New techniques will be taught each week and students will apply these in their paintings. If you want to build your confidence, learn, and apply the basics - this class is for you! No beginners. Ask for a supply list when you register (also listed below).


  • Paper:
    Arches 140 lb. cold press

  • Brushes:
    1 1/2" flat wash brush, 1", 1/2" and round brushes: a 6, 8, and 10 or 12

  • Palette: (Most of Donna's paint is by Winsor Newton)

    Aureolin, Raw Sienna or Quinacridone Gold, Winsor New Gamboge

  • REDS:
    Winsor Permanent Magenta, Permanent Rose, or Qinacridone Rose, Alizarin Crimson

    Burnt Sienna or Quinacridone Burnt Orange, Brown Madder

  • BLUES:
    Antwerp, French Ultramarine, Indigo, Cerulean, Cobolt

    Permanent Sap Green, Viridian, or Thalo Green

  • If you have a plaette of paints you love, then just use them.

  • Other Supplies:
    2 Water Containers
    Kleenex, or paper towels
    Masking Fluid
    Pencil and Eraser
    Fine Mister Spray bottle
    Sketch book and/or Tablet
    Support Board, and a clip to hold your paper
    Masking Tape

  • If you are a beginner, I will help you by setting up your palette and provide a starter set of brushes, and paper. You may call me at my home. My number is 945-7897.

  • I personally feel if you have good materials, you will have good results. 


Feb. 3. 10. 24 & March 3

March 10. 17. 24. 31

April 7. 14. 21. 28

Members: $96

Non-Members: $116

Please contact the office at 239-772-5657
Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
to register and pay for these classes.
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