ART 317 CE – Exploring Watercolor 2

Schedule: Tuesdays, 4pm

Start Date: January 23, 2024

Location: CCHS 221

Faculty: Jane Jackson | | 843-229-1137

Credits: 3

Painting should be fun, especially when you’re learning for the first time – or brushing up on a skill like watercolor. You will be introduced to basic watercolor materials and techniques through still life and landscape studies. Even if you’ve never held a paintbrush before, you’ll learn to paint with watercolors in a way that is relaxing and fun, not overwhelming! (See supply list below.)

Basic Transparent Watercolors (Tubes):

  • Aureolin (Yellow)
  • Cadmium Yellow Light
  • Yellow Ochre
  • Rose Madder
  • Cadmium Red Light
  • Indian Red
  • Manganese Blue or Cerulean
  • Ultramarine Blue
  • Cobalt Blue
  • Viridian (Green)
  • Indigo

Optional Colors:

  • Cadmium Orange
  • Peacock Blude (Holbein Color)
  • Opera (Holbein Color)

Other Needed Supplies:

  • Flat Chisel Brush (1’ or 1 ½” Aquarelles are excellent)
  • #6 or #8 pointed round sable brush
  • Arches 140 lb. cold press watercolor paper
  • Watercolor Palette (John Pike or similar one)
  • Scissors
  • Paper Towels
  • Sponge (flat kitchen type)
  • Two containers for water


No periods were set for this course