Intructor: Anne Welch
Think you have no talent for art? Guess again. All it takes is some paper, brushes, gesso and watercolor plus a variety of found objects from around the house. Create one of a kind artwork from your home and for your home. Bring your imagination and sense of adventure!
Please Note: This workshops requires a minimum of 6 participants.
- Watercolor paints, whatever you have
- Two full sheets of 140# watercolor paper (22" x 30")
- A large brush for applying gesso (a 2" Hake brush works very well)
- A #8 or #10 watercolor brush
- A 1.5" or 2" flat watercolor brush
- A sturdy, waterproof support for your paper
- Roll of Viva paper towels
- Water container
- Several paper coffee filters, any size
- A bottle or jar of white gesso (available at Wal-Mart or art suppliers)
- Package of cheesecloth
- Spray bottle
- Table salt or margarita salt (sea salt and salt substitute won't work)
- A sheet or two of colored tissue paper, any color will do
About the instructor
A devotee of transparent watercolor, Anne Welch is especially drawn to the intricate designs found in organic subjects, which she portrays with texture, dynamic design and bold color. Welch moved to Lenoir, NC in 2008 after spending the previous 10 years in Florida. She is an active member of the High Country Water Media Society in Boone, the Brush and Palette Club in Lenoir and a co-founder of Studio 12, a critique group in Lenoir. Her art has won awards at the Caldwell County Arts Council, the Broyhill Conference Center at Appalachian State University and at the Jones House in Boone. Her paintings are also displayed in private collections in Florida, Tennessee, Arizona and Idaho.