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Art by the Season

Dates: September 20 - October 18, 2021

Meets: M from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Location: Adult Education-North Star

Registration: $75.00

This course is a series of 4 monthly workshops that introduce students to watercolor, pastel, acrylic, and mixed media. During each workshop, students will use the medium being introduced to explore and celebrate the colors, shapes, patterns, textures, and forms unique to the Fall and Winter months of Northern Virginia.


Materials List ~ Pastel Workshop . Tabletop Easel (Optional) 1 Set of NuPastel by Prismacolor (24 set minimum ¾” Artist’s Tape and/or Bulldog Clips Pastel Pencil for Sketching (Neutral Color) Kneaded Eraser  Scissors Paper ~ Strathmore 400 Series (24)  Foamcore 20X30 Paper Towels or Rags  Tracing Paper or Foil to Cover Your Work During Transport Photo/Picture Reference: Colors/Images that Represent Fall

Materials List ~ Watercolor Workshop.  1 Set of Watercolor Paints (Castle or Shinhan)  Watercolor Paper 140lb Coldpress (Strathmore 300 Series Class Pack) Palette ~ Items from Home: Glass Plates, Paper Plates, Plastic Lids, or Foam Egg Cartons  Water Containers ~ Empty Jars or Plastic Containers (mayo) Brushes ~ FENORKEY (10 Piece) Paper Towels  Plastic Spray Bottle  Photo/Picture Reference: Colors/Images that Represent Fall 

Materials List ~ Acrylics Workshop. 1 Set of Acrylic Paints (Grumbacher Academy 7 Tube) Painting Surface - MIAHART Canvas (6 5x7) Palette Knife Photo/Picture Reference: Colors/Images that Represent Winter  

Materials List ~ Mixed Media Workshop.  Pastel, Watercolor, and Acrylic Materials Old Books, Letters, Postcards, Stamps Canvas and Paper  Gesso (Primer) Mod Podge (Adhesive/Sealant) Fabric (Pieces of Clothing) Photographs, Original Art form Family or Friends.

Please Note: Specific brands for materials are suggestions.  Using what we already have fosters creativity and resourcefulness.  Please contact the instructor with any questions.

Fee: $75.00

Adult Education-North Star

715 Childrens Center Rd.
Leesburg, VA 20175

Nanci Weaver-Lee

Date Day Time Location
09/20/2021Monday6:30 PM to 9 PM Adult Education-North Star
09/27/2021Monday6:30 PM to 9 PM Adult Education-North Star
10/04/2021Monday6:30 PM to 9 PM Adult Education-North Star
10/18/2021Monday6:30 PM to 9 PM Adult Education-North Star


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