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OPT 020-S21 | Intro to Watercolor

OPT 020-S21 | Intro to Watercolor

August 31- October 19 Online

Maximum Enrollment: 12 LBS

Course Description



Are you in the mood for an adventure in watercolor? In this online eight-week course participants will explore a variety of traditional and experimental approaches to painting with watercolor and learn how to incorporate these techniques into paintings. All levels of experience welcome to come, play and learn. 

Online August 31- October 19

Zoom Meetings:


6-8 pm EST

8 weeks

One to one consultation, one hour weekly allotted to the class


Tuition: $220

CEUs: 1.6


Marguerite Lawler-Rohner has exhibited paintings throughout New England and New York. She holds an MFA from the City University of New York and a BFA from Rhode Island School of Design. Learn more: www.margueritelawler.com



Here is a basic supply list and unless you know that you love watercolor, please buy affordable student grade art tools.


Art supply stores in Portland, Maine:

Artist and Craftsman Supply-


Art Mart



Read this article before you buy anything. It is very helpful.



Supply List


1.Basic set of Watercolor paints, cake or tube

Suggested colors:


Yellow ochre

Cadmium yellow

Quinacridone magenta

Cadmium red

Ultramarine blue

Cerulean blue

Burnt Sienna



2. Rigid support ( foamcore, masonite, etc.) to tape paper down-larger than 9”x12”


3. Watercolor paper- cold press 140 lb, pad or individual sheets 9”x12” or larger

Arches, and Fabriano are both good brands of paper.


4. 1” masking tape


5. white palette for color mixing


6. #2 pencil and kneaded eraser


7. 12” ruler


8. #8 round brush- soft hair not firm -synthetic or animal hair

   1”flat brush


9.water container-8oz or larger


10.paper towels


11. organic sponge-small

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