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Beverly Boren Workshop: Simple, Fast & Focused March 17 – 19



Bev Boren is offering a three-day workshop at Teta Smith’s Studio.  In this workshop we will focus on simplification.  Simplification is the best means of planning and transforming what you see in a painting.  My technique for watercolor is an extension of my oil painting.  I have never practiced laying down graded washes because I never felt the need for them in my work.  I am sure they serve some watercolorists, but you won’t find much of that technique here.
We will work fast and loose.
Classes include daily demonstrations, and plenty of one-on-one personal instruction.
Cost:        $260.00
Dates:       March 17-19
Time:     10:00-4:00
Location:    Teta Smith Studio
                   13331Preston Rd.
                   Dallas, 75240
Deposit: $50.00 to reserve your place. Checks may be made and sent to Teta Smith
      7100 Chase Oaks Blvd. # 1411
      Plano, 75025
If you prefer to pay with credit card, call me 214-244-9449
A Supply list is below:
Hope you can join us,

Suggested Supply List:
BRUSHES:  You will need only a few basic brushes
                 1″ flat, 1/2″ flat, large round (#6, 7 or 8), small round or rigger
I use the mop brushes and if you already have some please bring them.  If you don’t I don’t require them as they are quite expensive
PAINTS:  Tube colors are strongly recommended.  We will be working with a limited palette but feel free to bring what you are used to.
We will spend at least one day working with only 4 colors:  Lemon Yellow, Burnt Sienna, Cobalt and Indanthrene Blue 
OTHERS:  Cadmium Yellow, Cadmium Red, Alizarin, Cobalt, Ultramarine and Cerulean, Burnt or Raw Umber.
OPTIONAL:  Quinacridone Gold, Turquoise, Yellow Ochre
PAPER:  I suggest 140lb Cold Press.  Full sheets that we will cut  into 1/2 and 1/4 sheets
Water resistant board, plexiglass, formica or lucite.  Needs to be slightly larger than your paper.
Water container – wide enough for your widest brush
Sponge, #2 pencils, Bulldog clips or masking tape, spray bottle, paper towels and kneaded eraser
Please bring photographs for subject matter

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