Seascapes - En Plein Air

Course Description:

Live & in person, this 4 week plein air series class will offer students the opportunity to explore an expanded watercolor palette and technique repertoire designed for seaside exploration.  Meeting together and strictly following social distancing protocols, we will explore several beautiful local coastal spots. Crashing ocean waves, sea bluffs, rocky coastlines, serene beach scenes, boats and floats and more!

Materials List



Brushes: Bring your favorite watercolor brushes, we can work with what you have. If you are new to watercolor, a decent selection that includes the following would be helpful: 1 inch flat, 1⁄2 inch flat, #12 round, #8 round, #6 round. Good quality synthetic brushes are fine. For the smaller brushes, make sure they have a good sharp point.

Palette: Travel Watercolor palette

Arches 140lb paper, Cold Pressed, either sheets (cut in half) or blocks (10 x 14 inch maximum)

Artists tape

Masking fluid - Fine Line and/or Pebeo Drawing Gum

Paints in tubes or pans (for convenience while on location)

  • Ultramarine Blue
  • Cerulean Blue 
  • Quinacridone Gold
  • Quinacridone Burnt Orange
  • Hansa  Yellow Medium
  • Yellow Ochre 
  • Pyrrol Scarlet 
  • Permanent Alizarin Crimson 
  • Burnt Umber or Van Dyke Brown
  • Burnt Sienna 
  • Indigo (Daniel Smith) 
  • Undersea Green (Daniel Smith),
  • Phthalo Blue Turquoise (Daniel Smith)
  • Goethite brown ochre (Daniel Smith)
  • Gouache - Titanium White

2 water containers - recycled yogurt containers work great

Spray bottle

Paper towels 


Outdoor gear: camp chair, hat, sunscreen, water, snacks, etc. 


Price: $295.00

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