sketching_color_workshop.jpg Horizontal TabsDescription Join acclaimed artist Sharon Griffes Tarr in this fun, two-day workshop ideal for all artists who wish to sketch quickly and cleanly in color using simple, portable materials. Saturday, October 14, 2017 to Sunday, October 15, 2017 Registration Fee: $175 *K-12 Educators: Earn 12 State of Michigan SCECH clock hours by attending this workshop. This course is now closed. Join acclaimed artist Sharon Griffes Tarr in this fun, two-day workshop ideal for all artists who wish to sketch quickly and cleanly in color using simple, portable materials. Perfect for travel, home, or at the cottage, students will learn Sharon’s unique sketching technique for using a small field set of watercolors on day one and will learn how to add pen and ink to their sketches in day two. Study will be indoors and outside (weather permitting) and will allow students to capture the landscape and people in action. Locations on the Interlochen campus or nearby venues may be explored. This workshop is open to all artists, from beginning to advanced skill levels. No previous experience is necessary other than basic drawing skills. Faculty Sharon Griffes Tarr Instructor of Visual Arts, Interlochen College of Creative Arts Schedule Supplies Instructor’s Recommendations: An artist should not be bogged down with a lot of supplies, weight, or paraphernalia when sketching. One should be free to move about walking from site to site unencumbered. When selecting options, try to stay small and light. In addition, the technique taught by the instructor is best exercised with the Dream Catcher brush listed below. Supplies to bring to the workshop: 1 - 7” x 10" (or smaller) watercolor book Viva paper towels (fold enough sheets to fit your kit for the day, don't take the whole roll) Winsor Newton’s Watercolor Field Box with cakes of color (or its equivalent). The Winsor Newton Field Box is self-contained with a water well and more mixing space. While the Winsor Newton Field Box is recommended, please purchase the one that is right for your budget. #10 Dream Catcher watercolor brush from Cheap Joe's www.cheapjoes.com. This is the most important purchase. Don’t go cheap on a brush. Go cheaper elsewhere, but not here. Sharpie fine point pen marked “permanent” with black ink 2B drawing pencil and kneaded eraser White artist tape, ¾” Small spill proof container for water (instructor uses a 3” high spice bottle with a screw on cap) Stool to sit on outdoors (keep it small & light…a big lawn chair is not a good choice) Sunscreen (small) Mosquito spray (small) Hat with wide brim or cap to keep light out of eyes and protection from sun With the exception of the stool, all supplies should fit in a smallish shoulder bag or good sized fanny pack for ease in transporting. This is not a workshop for the “kitchen sink” of supplies. Keep it very light and simple!