Judith Livingston

Kate's Garden Workshops 2022

Kate's Garden - Summer - Beginner Watercolour Workshop


Kate's Garden - 227 Main St. N - Markham

Thursdays -   Aug., 11, 18 & 25, 2022

Time: 1:00 -3:00.

Instructor: Judith Livingston

Class limit:  8


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Beginner's Watercolour Package Not Included Fee $125 plus HST


Beginner Watercolour Workshop - Thursdays Aug 11, 18 & 25 (Supplies NOT Included) — Kate's Garden (katesgarden.ca)


Beginner's Watercolour Package Included Fee: $160 plus HST


Beginner Watercolour Workshop - Thursdays Aug 11, 18 & 25 (Supplies Included) — Kate's Garden (katesgarden.ca)



While experiencing the joy of watercolour, participants will  learn about the various pigments, papers and brushes used,  explore brush strokes, painting techniques, colour mixing, value systems, creating texture and special effects.  Subject matter to include simple landscapes, flowers, still life and abstract.


* Bring any supplies you may already have.


Supply List:

 * Bring any supplies you may already have.

No supplies? - No problem ! - Purchase a Beginner's Watercolour Package with your registration.


Brushes:  ( Synthetic Gold Sable brushes work well )

- 1  Round brush (comes to a point) - #10 (or #12)

- 1  Flat brush 1/4" or  1/2" ( or 1" )


Palette:  White plastic (with lid if possible)


Paints: Tubes, cakes or pans. (Several brands available i.e. Cotman, Da Vinci, Van Gogh, ...)

   Colours: Cadmium Yellow (light) or Hansa Yellow, Cadmium Red, Cadmium Red Deep, Ultramarine Blue,

    Thalo Blue (aka Phthalocyanian Blue), Burnt Sienna, Yellow Ochre  + your choice of other colours          


Paper:  140 lb. cold press fine to medium grain 

            - Watercolour pad - 9" x 12"  (Canson Montval works well)

            -or - if using single, pre-cut sheets, a support board is needed

                     (a cello covered canvasboard works well.  Dollarama)



            - 2 large containers for water (large yogurt ideal - be sure edges are smooth)

            - small mister for paints (Travel size is good)

            - masking tape

            - paper towel or facial tissue - and - old clean towel or tea towel

            - HB pencil  -  and - eraser - kneadable (gray colour) or white plastic

            - Optional: Reference images of a simple landscape inspiration