Please check the attached newsletter for a list of show winners. You will also notice the March meeting has been moved to the GARDEN ROOM, Eustis Recreation Department Facility 2214 E. Bates Avenue. • Eustis, FL 32726 beside Carver Park.
Meeting begins at 1:30 followed by the workshop. Workshop is limited to 10 people - see the newsletter or the website for signup information.
If you are signing up for the workshop you will need the following supplies:
Supply List for Rice Paper Painting
*Watercolor paper 140lb any kind- I will be painting on a 7 ½” x 11 ¼” Bring several if you like.
*Masa paper- Japanese rice paper. I will have some to buy if you need it
*Each student will receive 1 masa paper glued to watercolor paper ready to paint.
* A brush for glue, not your good watercolor brushes
*Palette and watercolor paint
*Watercolor brushes -any
*Cool Whip container to soak rice paper
*Foam paint roller
*Hair dryer if you have one
*Graphite paper to transfer image
*Pencil and eraser
*If you have them, you can also bring watercolor pencils and Micron pen, if you want to add ink to your painting.
*You can bring your own reference photos if you like. Flowers, grapes, birds, or landscape will work well. We will be painting a pink flamingo. I will have something to trace and reference photo of the flamingo. You can use any watercolor paints you have. I will be using:
New Gamboge Hansa Yellow
Burnt Umber Quin Gold
Permanent Rose Scarlet Lake
Ultramarine Blue Sap Green (Da Vinci)
Permanent Alizarin Crimson Violet
Cerulean Blue Cobalt Violet
In other news, some of our members will have work in the Harper Printmaking Studio booth number 501 at the Leesburg Art Festival this weekend. Drop by and say hello on Saturday or Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. On Saturday you can also watch the steamroller printing event.