Fun, Flowing, Flowers on Aquabord with Karen Vernon

June 03, 2022


When: June 3, 2022 at 11:00 am – 12:30 (PST)

Fun, Flowing, Flowers on Aquabord 

You will be introduced to Aquabord in this workshop while learning a playful way of painting flowers. Enjoy quick and easy watercolour “tricks” for starting loose and refining a painting to your satisfaction. Learn to push your colour and shapes beyond the ordinary. At the same time, discover the super surface of Aquabord that allows you to create textures and flows without masking! You’ll also learn how to paint watercolour and present it without a mat or glass! 


Materials List:

Ampersand Aquabord (11×14″)

Holbein Watercolours:
Gamboge Nova/New Gamboge, Scarlet Lake, Quinacridone Red, Quinacridone Magenta, Phthalo Blue (Yellow Shade), Sap Green, and Verditer Blue (Optional)

Princeton #12 Chisel Blender

Neptune Oval Wash (size: ¾”)

Princeton Velvetouch – Round #12

Princeton Velvetouch – Round #6 


Register in advance for this meeting:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Artist Bio: 

Karen Vernon has worked in multi-media (watercolour, oil, acrylic, and pastels) for over fifty years and has taught workshops throughout the United States, Europe, and Canada. Her award-winning paintings hang in museums as well as private and corporate collections. She has been elected to the Birmingham Watercolour Society, Birmingham, U.K., and other prestigious watercolour societies. She is recognized in her field, is a noted speaker and industry consultant, caring instructor, and judge of many national exhibitions. Karen Vernon is also the Executive Director of ARTS for Rural Texas, which offers free arts programs to rural Texas communities.


Facebook: Karen Vernon Art (@KarenVernonFineArt)


Brand Bio:

Ampersand’s commitment to quality and archival principles led the company to engineer the only archival sealed panels on the market. Today Ampersand produces a wide range of surfaces that support all media, from oils to watercolour. All of Ampersand’s Museum Series panels are handcrafted in Buda, Texas. Unparalleled quality, innovative coatings, durable construction, and our exclusive Archiva-Seal™ barrier technology are some of the many reasons artists continue to trust Ampersand for their artwork.


June 03, 2022
11:00 am - 12:30 pm