Watercolor and Ink (Intermediate to Advanced Level) – Cape Breton Centre for Craft

Watercolor and Ink (Intermediate to Advanced Level)

Watercolor and Ink (Intermediate to Advanced Level)
Date:  January 18 – March 15, 2021 (Mondays, 8 weeks)
Time: 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Instructor: Kenny Boone
Fee: $127.20 plus HST (Members) | Fee: $146.28 plus HST (Non Members)

Expand your creativity with artist Kenny Boone. An in-depth look at an understanding of the medium of water color. We fuss, we fight with its characteristics, letting go and allowing its beauty to flow freely will be the objective -­ simplification the goal.

Supply List:

  • Sketch Book…Approx Size  9’’x12’’/Spiral Bound /Mixed Media Paper, middle of the road, avoid the cheapest one, the thinner the paper is, the harder it is to work with.
  • Lead Pencils…2h, 4h, 2b, 4b
  • Permanent inking pens/Black/.05 or .08, Staples or Michaels
  • Kneaded Eraser
  • 3/4 ‘’Masking Tape, automotive quality, not dollar store that peels off when wet
  • Tracing paper/not a must but would be good to have
  • Exacto blade or utility knife, inexpensive one
  • Straight edge of some sort/ruler or set square
  • bottle of Indian ink and cheap chop sticks or wooden skewers
  • A selection of watercolor brushes, nothing too small, include a wash brush if possible
  • A selection of tube watercolor pigments, primary colours plus whatever else you want
  • Plastic watercolor palette, one with a top…or anything that will hold pigments and have a mixing area
  • Plastic credit cards
  • Hair dryer/Heat gun..not necessary but would be useful, one in the room is enough
  • Water color paper / 22’’x 30’’ cold press, 140lb and 22’’x 30’’ hot press watercolor paper 140lb or illustration board….one of each if possible.  Bring whatever you have for first class.
  • Spray bottle and water containers like yogurt/becel plastic containers
  • Box of Kleenex…not for tears
  • 180 sandpaper
  • Toothbrush
  • Time, energy and interest…welcome to the creative process.

Kenny Boone was born and raised in Cape Breton. Painting professionally since the early 1990’s, he quickly gained recognition for his work. Kenny has exhibited extensively in private and public galleries and his paintings can be found in numerous private collections throughout North America, Australia and Europe. When not painting on location, Kenny works from his studio in the coastal town of Dominion.

Advanced registration for members begins January 4. General registration for non members begins January 11.

For more information on this program or to register, email tammy@capebretoncraft.com or phone 902.539.7491 ext 111.