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Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Sultry Afternoon, 1944; Watercolor, Ink and Gouache, 28 5/16 x 22 5/16 inches; The Phillips Collection

Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Sultry Afternoon, 1944; Watercolor, Ink and Gouache, 28 5/16 x 22 5/16 inches; The Phillips Collection

Class / Workshop  |  Inspired By Charles Burchfield

Sunday, February 12, 2017, 1:30–4 pm

International Center for Watercolor Artist Inspiration Series

Artist/Instructor:  Jennifer Koury
$30 member/$40 not-yet member
*Beginner workshop, no experience necessary

Inspired by a Charles E. Burchfield watercolor painting, participants will learn from the instructor's detailed demonstration along with hands-on experimenting with watercolor paints.   Participants will learn techniques including brush control, washes, wet into wet, bleeding and experiment with salt.

Supplies:
*Basic watercolor supplies are provided

 Additional Optional Supplies:
Tablet/IPad to view the painting reference
Pencils and a good eraser
Paper towels
Spray bottle
Clean house sponge or a natural sponge
Old library card or stiff plastic card
2 T of table salt in a small plastic bag
Soft bristle flat brushes- 1" and larger
Latex gloves if you would like to use them

Jennifer Koury, a watercolorist, delights in the natural world's play of light and color on forms. Koury has enjoyed a rewarding career as a dedicated painter and freelance illustrator.  She is published in both children's and adult based books. After graduating from Virginia Commonwealth University in Painting and Printmaking, Koury continued her studies to graduate from Art Center College of Design, California.  She resides with her family in the Buffalo, New York area, where she is inspired by the natural beauty of Western New York.

To register contact Kathy Gaye Shiroki at 716-878-3549 or email shirokkg@buffalostate.edu or download the registration form on the BPAC website.  Families and youth 12 and older are encouraged to participate.