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Watercolor Boot Camp: Painting Skies & Water

April 17 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until April 18, 2021



Robin Poteet teaches watercolor classes throughout the mid-Atlantic.

All levels will jump in and learn to how to paint two favorite landscape subjects — skies & water!

Creating several small paintings & studies, and learning how to paint various clouds- from wispy to stormy on the 1st day. Sunsets, too!  Our 2nd day, we’ll do the same with water scenes — surf, ripples, and reflections on lakes & more.

These two will teach you watercolor techniques used with almost any subject. Come prepared to learn & have fun!


Reference photos AND watercolor paper will be provided. 

  • Robin recommends #6, #10 and #14 round brushes & 1″ flat brushes, (Lowe Cornell & Grumbacher watercolor brushes fine for beginners).
  • Watercolor Tube paints (any brand):  Ultramarine, Cobalt Blue, Cerulean Blue, Phthalo Blue & Burnt Sienna.  Also helpful are: Transparent Yellow, Raw Sienna, Permanent Rose, Alizarin Crimson & Sap Green.
  • Palette with individual wells & large mixing surface.
  • Roll Paper towels.
  • Roll of natural color masking tape
  • .5mm mechanical pencil with HB lead or #2 yellow pencil
  • Soft kneaded eraser or white eraser.
  • Optional:  Bottle of masking fluid (Miskit or Frisket) with an inexpensive brush to apply it.




Alleghany Highands Arts and Crafts Center
439 E Ridgeway Street
Clifton Forge, VA 24422 United States
(540) 862-4447


April 17
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Alleghany Highlands Arts and Crafts Center
(540) 862-4447


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