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Beginner/Intermediate Watercolor with Mary Callahan

  • Monday, April 01, 2024
  • Monday, May 06, 2024
  • 6 sessions
  • Monday, April 01, 2024, 1:00 PM 4:00 PM (EDT)
  • Monday, April 08, 2024, 1:00 PM 4:00 PM (EDT)
  • Monday, April 15, 2024, 1:00 PM 4:00 PM (EDT)
  • Monday, April 22, 2024, 1:00 PM 4:00 PM (EDT)
  • Monday, April 29, 2024, 1:00 PM 4:00 PM (EDT)
  • Monday, May 06, 2024, 1:00 PM 4:00 PM (EDT)
  • 157 Old Main Street Marshfield MA 02051
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This 6-week class is designed for the beginner and intermediate watercolorist, this course will first provide the fundamentals and then explore the many techniques of watercolor. Artworks may be based on still life setups, photos or your imagination. Emphasis will be on color and design with the goal of creating an original emotional statement.

About the Instructor: Mary Callahan

Mary Callahan is a Copley Master in the Copley Society of Art, an Honorary Lifetime Member of the New England Watercolor Society and is a member of many other fine art organizations in Massachusetts and New York. 

Materials List: 

  •  Paper 
    • 140 lb.  Is a good weight.
    • Paper comes in different surfaces.  I prefer cold pressed or rough. Blocks are the easiest.  If you prefer loose sheets, you will need a board to tape it to.
  • Brushes
    • A one inch flat
    • A 12 and a 10 round
  • Pallet
    • John Pike pallet is a good one
    • Or a heavy butcher tray can be used. 
  • Easels (NRAS has easels for use)
    •  You will need a board to tape your paper to if you are not working on a block.
    •  If you like to work flat you won’t need an easel.
  • Water container
  • Paper towels or tissues
  • Tape
  • Pencil
  • Eraser
  • Sponge
  • Pencil
  • Paint 
    • Cadmium yellow
    • New Gamboge
    • Cadmium red light
    • Alizarin crimson
    • Cobalt Blue
    • French Ultramarine Blue
    • Cerulean Blue

157 Old Main Street
Marshfield Hills, MA 02051
P.O. Box 307

781 837 8091

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Mondays - Thursdays, 9am-1pm

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