Jennifer Koury, The French Horn Player, 2017, 18x9 inches, watercolor, watercolor pencil and gouache
Class / Workshop | Playing the Style Card: Matisse
Sunday, February 11, 2018, 1–4 pm
International Center for Watercolor
Artist/Instructor: Jennifer Koury
$36 members/ $46 not-yet members
Paint with bold colors, bright shapes and patterned forms. Influenced by Henri Matisse’s style of flat features, colorful patterns, and bold backgrounds, participants will paint a portrait in the style of Matisse. Select objects that have a significant interpretation to personify the personal character of the person selected for your portrait. Please bring a detailed personal photograph for reference and photographs of objects you might choose to include. Feel free to bring sketches.
Jennifer Koury, a watercolorist, delights in both the natural world's play of light and color on forms, and watercolor's whimsical properties: color bleeding, reticulation and natural paint sediments. Koury has enjoyed a rewarding career as a dedicated painter and freelance illustrator. She is published in both children's and adult based books. Her work is featured at George Washington's Mount Vernon and Yuma Regional Medical Center, Arizona. After graduating from Virginia Commonwealth University in Painting and Printmaking, Koury continued her studies to graduate from the Art Center College of Design, California. She resides with her family in Buffalo and is inspired by the natural beauty of Western New York.
Sketch paper, pencils, and Eraser
Watercolors, brushes and Watercolor paper
Set of watercolor pencils or one pale skin tone and one dark tone watercolor pencil for line work
Personal, well lit and detailed photos for your portrait, which might include objects integral to a person's personality. Please bring several photo choices with which to work.