Friday, January 25th

Friday, Febrary 15th

Friday, March 15th


9:00 am - 2:00 pm

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MOMAC Studio 



LaDonna West 

Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed...

  A Watercolor Workshop Series

Half Day + Watercolor Workshops with Barbara Jernigan

Cost: $50 per session plus supplies (discount for 3 session bundle)

January 25th: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. / Something Old: Watercolor Refresher Class

This class is designed for painters who have drifted away and need to refresh their skills, and for experienced painters in other mediums who want to explore watercolor.  Emphasis on traditional techniques like the English Two Brush, dry brushing and wet on wet, negative painting, and using other tools to achieve texture and other effects.  We will do small vignettes of landscapes, florals, and faces.

 February 15th: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. / Something New: New Materials and Techniques

Using some new materials in watercolor including the more vibrant colors available, watercolor markers, watercolor sticks and Brusho, we will create a small painting.  Samples of New Material supplies will be provided.

March 15th: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. / Something Borrowed: Isolating Subjects in Realism

We will learn the architectural technique for isolating subjects in realism painting taught by Laurin McCracken, as well as his technique for a background that doesn’t flash back in photos. In addition, we will study John Salminen’s techniques for glowing whites, washes without water blossoms, and more. 

Supplies:  Available at Cheap Joe’s in Boone or Asheville (cheapjoes.com) and Jerry’s Artarama in Knoxville (yourartsupplies.com).              

  • Professional Quality watercolor tubes (DaVinci, Winsor Newton, Daniel Smith or American Journey) Minimum of:
    •  Hansa Yellow Light or Aureolin
    •  French Ultramarine and/or Prussian Blue
    •   A  primary red shade (like Joes’ Red in American Journey)  or a combo of Permanent Rose and Scarlet Lake (Winsor Newton)
    •  Burnt Umber and/ or Quinacridone Burnt Orange
  • Water Color paper in quarter sheet size: 140 lb cold press - Jan and Feb..  For March 15th, instructor will provide a quarter sheet of 300lb paper to purchase at cost, approximately $3.00
  • Watercolor brushes :3/4 – 1” flat, #4 and #6 round.  Recommended Rounds -  Cheap Joe’s Dream Catchers .
  • Palette or white plate, white panel or other board* contact instructor for more info, spray bottle Quart sized water containers pencil, eraser (white or kneaded)   Instructor will provide basics like Viva towels, Mr. Clean magic erasers.  *bbjernigan@gmail.com

Barbara Brown Jernigan

To read Barbara's bio, visit: www.momacstudio.com/the-momac-team-gallery/