April 20, 2024
Vines were popular decorative elements in Medieval and Renaissance illuminated manuscripts as well as in arts and crafts designs, such as the wallpaper of William Morris. In this workshop you will learn to create imaginative interwoven flowering vines using watercolour paints. Suitable for all levels.
This online course will be held via Zoom. Students will receive a link one week ahead of the start of the course.
Visit the Vancouver Island School of Art website to register online, or phone 250-380-3500.
-watercolour pan set or watercolour in tubes (recommended Winsor and Newton: blue, red, yellow, orange, violet, green)
(if you already own watercolours bring what you have)
-#10 round synthetic sable watercolour brush
-#4 round synthetic sable watercolour brush (optional helpful for small details).
-plastic tray for mixing colours (white plastic lids could suffice).
-two containers of water
-H pencil, eraser and sharpener
-9 x 12″ watercolour sketchbook with 100% cotton paper, cold press, 140 lb is recommended (such as the Arches Watercolour pad). This pad is more expensive than the lesser quality pads but you will get better results and you can use both sides of paper.